Section Eight Productions
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Section Eight Productions, or just Section Eight, was a production company founded in 2000 by film director Steven Soderbergh and actor and director George Clooney. It produced the critical hits Far From Heaven, Insomnia, Syriana, A Scanner Darkly and Michael Clayton, as well as Clooney-directed films Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and Good Night, and Good Luck. In 2005, Syriana and Good Night, and Good Luck picked up eight Oscars nominations between them. With Soderbergh citing a desire to focus on directing, and Clooney forming production company Smoke House Pictures with Grant Heslov, the two decided to shut down Section Eight at the end of 2006.
|2001||Ocean's Eleven||Steven Soderbergh||Remake of Ocean's Eleven (1960)|
|2002||Insomnia||Christopher Nolan||Remake of Insomnia (1997)|
|Welcome to Collinwood||Anthony Russo
|Confessions of a Dangerous Mind||George Clooney|
|Full Frontal||Steven Soderbergh|
|Far from Heaven||Todd Haynes|
|2004||Criminal||Gregory Jacobs||Remake of Nine Queens (2000)|
|Ocean's Twelve||Steven Soderbergh|
|2005||The Jacket||John Maybury|
|Good Night, and Good Luck||George Clooney|
|Rumor Has It...||Rob Reiner|
|2006||A Scanner Darkly||Richard Linklater|
|The Good German||Steven Soderbergh|
|2007||Wind Chill||Gregory Jacobs|
|Ocean's Thirteen||Steven Soderbergh|
|Michael Clayton||Tony Gilroy|
|2009||The Informant!||Steven Soderbergh|
- Section Eight Productions on IMDb
- New York Times, January 18, 2005: Trying to Combine Art and Box Office in Hollywood — article about Section Eight, Clooney, & Soderbergh.
- Variety.com, 12 October 2006: "Section Eight goes up in Smoke".
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