After Oprah Exit, Impact Partners Speak Up on Russell Simmons Doc: It’s Ready for Sundance
Impact Partners, a financier of independent documentaries that most recently funded Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering’s documentary about former music executive Drew Dixon’s accusations of sexual assault against producer Russell Simmons, has released a statement to media following the January 10 exit of Oprah Winfrey as executive producer and Apple TV+ as distributor.“Impact Partners has premiered 49 films at the Sundance Film Festival.
Our documentaries, including ‘Icarus’ and ‘The Cove,’ have won and been nominated for multiple Academy Awards.
Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering’s newest film is one of the most powerful documentaries we have ever funded.
It is ready for Sundance and we cannot wait for the world to see it,” said Impact Partners heads Jenny Raskin, Geralyn Dreyfous, and Dan Cogan in a joint statement.“The core mission of Impact Partners is to uphold the independence and artistic vision of filmmakers,” the statement continued.
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