Written by Jack Meltzer
Gibney has spent nearly 30 years writing, editing, and directing films. Several films that he directed and/or produced have been screened at the
Gibney's work addresses many social and economic issues as well as lighter subjects, such as those depicted in the 2008 film, "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson," a biography of the author. This year, Gibney won the Yale Film Studies' Program Award for his contribution to film culture.
Gibney is currently working on the production of "Freakonomics," based on the bestselling book by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. He is also directing a new documentary about cyclist Lance Armstrong. Gibney is president of Jigsaw Productions, a production company which produces independent films and TV mini- series. He also writes a blog for the website Huffington Post.
Gibney attended high school at
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