The Shark Is Still Working (Jaws doc.)

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  1. BrettB

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    Article at spielbergfilms . com
     
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    Brett, I've been waiting for this FOREVER. I hit jawsmovie.com every so often to see how the doc. is coming along. I don't know if you know this but the cabin that Speilberg & Co. occupied during the filming of Jaws was recently torn down. Seeing the pics of it getting demolished was pretty painful.
     
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    I remember back in 1995 (or so) when the Jaws laserdisc set came out and I thought that a 2 hour documentary on a 2 hour movie was crazy. I'm happy that someone's getting crazier. [​IMG]
     
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    Sounds great. Will it be in theaters or on dvd soon?

    I would buy it in a flash!
     
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    This needs to be bundled into a special edition of Jaws on HD-DVD! Come on Universal and Spielberg wakeup!
     
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    Update- The Shark is Still Working has been making the festival rounds. We are hoping for a summer 2010 release on DVD to coincide with the 35th anniversary of JAWS. Universal is rumored to be holding back JAWS on blu-ray until the anniversary as well.

    May 2-3 - Los Angeles, CA
    June 12-13 - San Francisco, CA
    July 18 - Denver, CO (tentative)
    Aug 1 - Tulsa, OK
    Sept 10-16 Chicago, IL
    Oct 2-4 New York, NY
    Nov 13-15 London, England
     
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    T-town, on my b-day no less. Oh my!

    Hi Jake, any chance at all of a Blu release?
     
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    What is the occasion for the New York showing? Can anyone attend?
     
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    They are film festival showings, so anyone can attend. As far as blu-ray, that would be up to the distributor. The actual date/time for NY has not been determined yet, but it will likely be 9:00 PM on Oct 2nd. It will be part of the New York United Film Festival. I am also working on getting a showing at Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX in September.

    Last night we showed the trailer at Red Rocks in Colorado before a showing of JAWS. There were 6000+ attendees and we got a great response to the trailer. The result is that we are adding two more screenings in Denver on July 17 and July 19.
     
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    If anyone in Colorado wants to see The Shark is Still Working, it is playing July 17-19 at the Denver Starz FilmCenter, showtimes are 7:00 pm for the 17th and 18th and a matinee showing of 3:00 pm. I will be doing and intro and Q&A at the 17th showing.
    Info and tickets here: www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx
     
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    If it gets to Philadelphia, I'd definitely check it out. If not, I'll be the first in line to buy the DVD next summer.
     
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    Same here. If it comes to Philly, I'm there and I'm buying the dvd on the first day. I've been waiting for this dvd for a very long time now.
     
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    It sucks to live in Little Rock when you're hoping to see a film not in wide distribution. Guess I'll be waiting for the DVD (hopefully a blu-ray).
     
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    Is there any chance The Shark Is Still Working will see the light of day on DVD/Blu-ray? Been wanting to see this for ages.
     
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    I would like to see it included on a special features disc for the upcoming JAWS blu release(providing Universal buys it to include).
    That would be the most logical choice!
    As a standalone release? I don't think it will ever be released. Unfortunate.
     
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    I want to see this DVD "The Shark is Still working".
     
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    You and me both! If there was one. Ideally Yes I'd like to see it as a supplement to the movie - but it's not the only doc, did you see the Biography inside story special on it? They may have used some of the same footage, I don't know. But I did see this in LA and it's good.
     
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    Wow....why on earth is this not on DVD? Blu-ray....whatever.
    I would LOVE to see this!
     
  20. Bryan^H

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    I'm still crossing my fingers that Universal will aquire this, and release it(with other special features)on the upcoming Blu-ray release.
     

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