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Full Name  Robert Guenette
Role  Film producer
Name  Robert Guenette

Years active  1962–2001
Cause of death  Brain tumor
Children  Mark Guenette
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Born  January 12, 1935 (1935-01-12) Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation  film director, screenwriter, television producer
Known for  Documentaries (The Making of Star Wars, The Man Who Saw Tomorrow, Dinosaur!...)
Board member of  Robert Guenette Productions International Documentary Association
Died  October 31, 2003, Los Angeles, California, United States
Spouse  Francis Gudemann (m. ?–1994)
Awards  Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries
Movies  The Man Who Saw Tomorrow, Classic Creatures: Return of, The Making of Star Wars, The Mysterious Monsters, Dinosaur!
Similar People  David L Wolper, Marvin J Chomsky, Richard Schickel, George Lucas, Sid Ganis

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Robert Guenette (January 12, 1935, Holyoke, Massachusetts - October 31, 2003, Los Angeles, California) was an American film producer, screenwriter, film director, television director and television producer, recipient of the Directors Guild of America Award.

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Guenette is considered as one of the first documentary directors to introduce the "newsreel style" in documentaries. He and his son, Mark, were co-founders of the International Documentary Association.

Writer, cinema

  • The Defector (1966)
  • The Tree (1969)
  • The Mysterious Monsters (1975)
  • The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
  • Director, cinema

  • The Tree (1969)
  • The Mysterious Monsters (1975)
  • The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1981)
  • Director, TV documentaries

  • Our War in Vietnam (1962)
  • National Geographic Specials (1965, TV series)
  • They've Killed President Lincoln! (1971)
  • Appointment with Destiny (1971-1973, TV series, Guenette directed 4 episodes out of a total of 7, and wrote 2)
  • The Plot to Murder Hitler (1971)
  • The Crucifixion of Jesus (1972)
  • Cortez and Montezuma: The Conquest of an Empire (1972)
  • Peary's Race for the North Pole (1973)
  • The World Turned Upside Down (1973)
  • Monsters! Mysteries or Myths? (1974)
  • The Amazing World of Psychic Phenomena (1976)
  • The Making of Star Wars (1977)
  • Roots: One Year Later (1978)
  • The Hanna-Barbera Hall of Fame: Yabba-Dabba-Doo 2 (1979)
  • SP FX: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  • Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
  • Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  • Dinosaur! (1985)
  • The Flintstones' 25th Anniversary Celebration (1986)
  • Memories Then and Now (1988)
  • Here's Looking at You, Warner Bros. (1991)
  • Crazy About the Movies: Dennis Hopper (1991)
  • Crazy About the Movies: Ava Gardner (1992)
  • Orson Welles: What Went Wrong? (1992)
  • Celebration of a Life: Steven J. Ross Chairman of Time Warner (1993)
  • Golf: The Greatest Game (1994)
  • Heroes of the Game (1994)
  • Celebrate the Century (1999, TV mini-series documentary)
  • Legends, Icons and Superstars of the 20th Century: Five Pop Music Icons (2001)
  • Director, TV movies

  • Tears of Joy, Tears of Sorrow (1986)
  • Producer, TV movies

  • Victory at Entebbe (1976)
  • Producer, TV series

  • Winners (1978, as executive producer)
  • Nominees

  • 1972: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Any Area of Creative Technical Crafts (for The Plot to Murder Hitler)
  • 1978: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Entertainment Special (for the episode "I Can" from the series Winners)
  • 1978: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Entertainment Special (for the episode "Journey Together" from the series Winners)
  • 1982: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Special (for Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark)
  • Won

  • 1982: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary (for Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark)
  • 2001: International Documentary Association Pioneer Award
  • References

    Robert Guenette Wikipedia