East Greenwich producers team with Scorsese on documentary

(source: Andy Smith, Providence Journal http://www.providencejournal.com/features/entertainment/movies-tv/20140709-east-greenwich-producers-team-with-scorsese-on-documentary.ece)

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. --  Filmmakers Chad and Michelle Verdi of Verdi Productions in East Greenwich announced they have joined Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese's documentary project, "The New York Review of Books: A 50 Year Argument."

The film, due to premiere in New York on Sept. 27 and then air on HBO, tells the story of the vibrant intellectual life of the The New York Review of Books, founded during a newspaper strike in 1963.

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RI Filmmakers Chad & Michelle Verdi Join Oscar Winning Director Martin Scorsese's Passion Project, "The New York Review of Books: A 50 YEAR ARGUMENT" as Executive Producers

Film to premiere in New York on September 27th

EAST GREENWICH, RI - July 8, 2014 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Verdi Productions is pleased to announce that RI filmmakers Chad & Michelle Verdi have joined Oscar winning director Martin Scorsese's passion project "The New York Review of Books: A 50 YEAR ARGUMENT" as Executive Producers. HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS will present the film in association with SIKELIA productions and Verdi Productions.

The documentary filmed by Martin Scorsese & David Tedeschi tells the story of the papers found over fifty years ago during the New York City newspaper strike of 1963.

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The history of The New York Review of Books is incisively celebrated and distilled by co-directors Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi in “The 50-Year Argument,” which takes us behind-the-scenes of editor Robert Silvers’ storied weekly and finds, to its great reassurance, an American cultural Goliath little affected by the tectonic shifts that have reduced so much print media to rubble. Enlivened by new and vintage interviews with NYRB contributors who recount the stories behind their stories, this sharply etched, admittedly specialized portrait (first shown as a work-in-progress at this year’s Berlin Film Festival) should find its natural home on HBO, where it premieres October 6.

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Please take a look at Producer Chad A Verdi's next product launch.

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EAST GREENWICH, RI - April 9, 2014 (Investorideas.com Newswire) The Woodhaven Production Company and Screen Media Films are proud to announce a new ten picture deal between the two companies starting with the film 'Almost Mercy'.

Chad Verdi and his wife Michelle, through their production companies, Verdi Productions and The Woodhaven Production Company have had great success over the last four years with producing, filming, and selling six feature films.

They are now embarking on arguably one of the most aggressive production schedules to date; four feature films in twelve months.

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