Autism: The Musical


1h 45m 2008

Brief Synopsis

The film recounts a year in the life of five autistic children in Los Angeles, California as they write and rehearse for an original stage production.

Film Details

Release Date
2008
Production Company
Bmp Films; Bmp Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; In Effect Films; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Todd-Ao

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

The film recounts a year in the life of five autistic children in Los Angeles, California as they write and rehearse for an original stage production.

Film Details

Release Date
2008
Production Company
Bmp Films; Bmp Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office; In Effect Films; Laserpacific Media Corporation; Todd-Ao

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2008 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Winner of two 2008 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming (Kim Roberts) and Outstanding Nonfiction Special by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Nominated for two additional 2008 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming and Outstanding Directing For Nonfiction Programming (Tricia Regan).

Aired in United States 2007

Aired in United States 2008

Aired in United States January 2008

Aired in United States March 25, 2008

Aired in United States October 2007

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 3-14, 2008.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (Wide Angle - Documentary) October 4-12, 2007.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Real-Markable Stories) January 24-February 3, 2008.

Shown at Tribeca Film Festival (Discovery) April 25-May 6, 2007.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Nonfiction Features of 2007) September 27-October 12, 2007.

Aired in USA on HBO on March 25, 2008.

BMP Films reportedly paid low- to mid-six-figures for the rights to the documentary.