News About the Film
tv8Vail, Vail Film Festival News, Interview with Deb Anderson, April 2, 2010
Albuquerque Journal, Big Oil's the Boogeyman in 'Split', By Phil Parker, Friday, December 04, 2009
Durango Herald News, Two films at Fort Lewis College to highlight issues in energy industry, by Dale Rodebaugh, Thursday, November 12, 2009
Longmont Ledger, Frack attack: Controversial oil extraction technique being used in Longmont area, November 12, 2009, By Mark Collins
Planet Green, Did Split Estate Cause An Oil Representative to Resign? , Rachel Cernansky, October 23, 2009
The Denver Post, Greene: Colorado gas industry shill's claim of swigging fracking fluid hard to swallow, By Susan Greene, October 20,2009
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Hall explains decision on energy job, October 22, 2009
The Colorado Independent, Did COGA’s Kathy Hall call it quits over ‘fracking fluid in my mouth’ comment?, October 20, 2009
Colorado Energy News, Natural Gas Production Sparks New Outcry, October 19th, 2009, "Part of that scrutiny is being fueled by an alarming new documentary on the exploration and production industry in Garfield County. Titled “Split Estate” '
The Santa Fe New Mexican, Coming to your TV: Petro-drama-plus, October 22, 2009
KSFR Radio, Bill Dupuy, Film "Split Estate" by Santa Fean hits the tube (Podcast), October 21, 2009
The Santa Fean, The City Different, Bitter Extract, November/December
Grand Junction Sentinel, 'Split Estate’ is a must-see film for Western Slope residents, October 19, 2009
The Colorado Independent, Huge plumes of heat-trapping methane wasted in gas drilling, infrared reveals, By David O. Williams 10/15/09
Huffington Post, Natural Gas Documentary Affects Garfield County Commissioners On Federal Legislation (VIDEO), October 13, 2009
The Colorado Independent, GarCo commissioners delay FRAC Act decision after viewing anti-drilling film, 'Split Estate' chronicles clash between landowners and oil-and-gas extractors, By David O. Williams 10/13/09
The Huffington Post, Denver, WATCH: Documentary Affects Decision-Makers On Natural Gas, October 13, 2009
Big Green Boulder, Daily Camera.com, What the frack? Oil and gas extraction methods in Colorado get scrutinized, October 15, 2009
Aspen Daily News, Film shines spotlight on GarCo gas battles, by David Frey, Monday, October 12, 2009
The Aspen Daily Times, John Colson: Hit and Run, ‘Split Estate:' See the film, decide for yourself, John Colson, October 11, 2009
Telluride Daily Planet, ‘Split Estate’ shows Thursday, library, ‘Fracking’ can leave harmful chemicals in water supply, activists say
By BEN FORNELL, October 14, 2009
Grand Junction Free Press, Documentary explores effects of gas industry in Colo., Free screening of ‘Split Estate' tonight at Mesa State
By Sharon Sullivan, October 14, 2009
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Drilling documentary tells landowners' side, By DENNIS WEBB, Monday, October 12, 2009
Common Dreams.org, A Look at Fracking: Documentary Explores Environmental Consequences of Gas Extraction Method. by Mark Collins, Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Boulder Daily Camera, A look at fracking: Documentary explores environmental consequences of gas extraction method. October 12, 2009, By Mark Collins
The River Reporter, Split Estate in unconventional venues, Documentary depicts dirty side of 'clean alternative', October 8,2009
The Colorado Independent, GarCo commissioners get special screening of gas-drilling film 'Split Estate',Wednesday, October 7, 2009
The Valley Journal, 'Split Estate' Screened locally, Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Glenwood Springs Post Independent, 'Split Estate' gets three showings in Carbondale, Glenwood Springs next week,Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Frac'ing discussion gets heated at Garfield County commission meeting, Tuesday, September 15, 2009
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - Debate over fracking bill heats up, Monday, September 14, 2009
The Colorado Independent - GarCo commissioners put off FRAC Act resolution, September 15, 2009
Split Estate featured on Democracy Now!, Fracking and the Environment: Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination - Sept 3, 2009 A great interview with ProPublica journalist Abrahm Lustgarten
Community Peace Radio, Las Vegas, New Mexico, "Split Estate" (new documentary); Oil and Gas Industry (special 1.5 hour show), September 12, 2009
By Shira Golding, September 9, 2009
Split Estate, the story of a David versus Goliath struggle raging in the West, will air as a World Television Premier on October 17 as part of the Reel Impact series on Planet Green, a network of Discovery Communications. Reel Impact is the new Saturday night documentary block, which premieres on Planet Green on September 12th.
Meet the Filmmakers: Debra Anderson--'Split Estate', by Thomas White
Rogue Corporations and the Split Estate,Tuesday, August 11, 2009 , by Marita Prandoni
Split Estate will premiere at IDA’s 13th Annual DocuWeeks Theatrical Documentary Showcase in New York City and Los Angeles, August 7 – 13, 2009. DocuWeeks™ helps to qualify outstanding new feature and short documentaries for Academy Award® consideration, by providing its participants with a seven-day commercial theatrical run in Los Angeles County and in the Borough of Manhattan.
The Good Pitch and SilverDocs
Split Estate selected to participate in the Good Pitch at the SILVERDOCS Film Festival in Washington D.C.
Split Estate will be in the line-up at the Good Pitch at the SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival. June 16, 2009.
The Good Pitch North America tour is a partnership between the Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation and the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program (DFP), generously supported by the Fledgling Fund and Working Films.
From over 300 applications, eight filmmaking teams have been selected to pitch their films and outreach campaigns to an invited audience, comprising leading national and international NGOs, foundations, broadcasters, campaigners and media in order to maximize the impact of their social-issue documentary projects.
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