Alex Gibney

Alex Gibney, President, Jigsaw Productions

Director Alex Gibney has been called “the most important documentarian of our time” by Esquire and “one of America’s most successful and prolific documentary filmmakers” by The New York Times. Gibney’s signature cinematic style lends itself to his penetrating, gripping and deeply insightful documentaries which have been the recipient of the Academy Award®, multiple Emmy Awards, a Grammy Award, several Peabody Awards, the DuPont-Columbia Award, The Independent Spirit Award, and The Writers Guild Awards. In 2013, Gibney was honored with the International Documentary Association’s (IDA) Career Achievement Award and the first ever Christopher Hitchens Prize in 2015.

Gibney’s recent films include:the triple Emmy and DuPont-Columbia Award-winning Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January 2015 and on HBO in March 2015 becoming the most watched HBO documentary in a decade; Sinatra: All or Nothing At All, a two-part special on the life, music and career of legendary entertainer Frank Sinatra, which premiered on HBO in April 2015; and Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, which premiered at SXSW in March 2015 and was released theatrically and broadcast on CNN in January 2016 as the number one show in its time slot among the cable news networks.

Other career highlights include the Oscar® winning Taxi to the Dark Side, The Oscar-nominated Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, and the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mea Maxima Culpa.