Inside the 14 long years it took for the director of Amazon’s Grateful Dead documentary to finally get his dream project made
|01/13/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- It took 14 years for Amir Bar-Lev to make the Grateful Dead documentary, “Long Strange Trip,” 10 of which was spent just trying to convince the band to let him make it.
- What was intended to be a 90-minute doc that would be released for the band’s 50th anniversary in 2015 led to a 4-hour, 6-part doc that’s now available on Amazon Prime.
Documentary filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev is no stranger to ambitious projects.