Skip to comments.James O’Keefe Documents Extremely Hypocritical Hollywood Team Happily Willing To Undermine U.S.Energ
Posted on 05/20/2014 10:06:47 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
CANNES In a blockbuster new video, Project Veritas has exposed the truth about the dark funding behind Hollywoods anti-fracking messaging machine.
New York Times Bestselling Author and Project Veritas founder and president James OKeefe debuted the latest investigation at a premiere in Cannes, France on Wednesday.
In the investigation, an undercover journalist from Project Veritas posed as a member of a Middle Eastern oil dynasty and offered $9 million in funding to American filmmakers to fund an anti-fracking movie.
In video from a meeting with Ed Begley Jr., Mariel Hemingway and Josh Tickell, a Project Veritas investigator disguised as Muhammed offered $9 million for an anti-fracking film. Muhammad clearly states: If Washington DC continues fracking, America will be energy efficient, and then they wont need my oil anymore.
In the same conversation, Begley and Hemingway accept the funding and agree to hide the source of funds for the anti-fracking movie. Hemingway agreeing that those who will know the source of the funding are only at this table.
Ed Begley Jr. is an outspoken environmental activist and current Governor on the board of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (the organization that brings us the OSCARS every year.)
Mariel Hemingway is a Golden Globe- and Oscar-nominated actress.
Josh Tickell is a Sundance Film Festival Winner and the director of environmental message movies Fuel, The Big Fix and PUMP.
Team Begley even submitted a video of Oscar-nominated actor Mark Ruffalo offering his unwavering support for the fictitious anti-fracking film project.
The meeting came about after a series of discussions with Josh and Rebecca Tickell. A Project Veritas journalist posed as an ad executive seeking to broker a deal for his client (Muhammed) to fund an American-made anti-fracking film.
In a phone call to Tickell, the ad executive states: My clients interest is to end American energy independence; your interest is to end fracking. And you guys understand that?
Tickells response: Correct. Yes, super clear.
Tickell makes it clear on the tape that revealing the source of funding for an activist film can undermine its credibility. Tickell notes that the movie Promised Land undermined its own message because it was labeled as being funded by Image Nation Abu Dhabi. His advice: So rather than putting that [the source of funding] up front, dont mention that.
In a follow-up call with Josh and Rebecca Tickell, Rebecca Tickell assures our investigator: We would never tell about where the funding is coming from. That would be really awkward for us.
Josh Tickell: Were confident that we can keep this zip locked, you know tight, air-tight forever. If we dont protect who is kind of funding this thing, if we have to disclose that or that becomes a necessary part of it, the whole enterprise will not work.
Project Veritas founder and president James OKeefe stated Wednesday:
This latest investigation shows the dark side of Hollywoods environmental movement. Hollywood is willing to take and conceal money from Middle Eastern oil interests in order to advance their cause of destroying American energy independence.
The raw video can be found at http://Youtube.com/VeritasVisuals
What else would one expect from a bunch of whores?
I watched the video. The Hollywood couple’s arrogance is disturbing.
Not much shocking here. Most folks with an actual thought process knows these asshats are rich beyond their wildest dreams and yet they decry and denigrate what made them uber rich. Useless P’sOS.
State of Fear. Michael Chrichton. It’s real. No one would listen.
O’Keefe is awesome!
ping for later
I’ve long suspected that the Sierra Club, WWF, and other tree huggers get a significant amount of funding, one way or another, from the Mid-East oil sheiks, OPEC, etc.
Hollywood and the left wing have been working hand in glove to destroy this country since before John Wayne died. Doesn’t surprise me just surprised that it took so long to become public. MSM will sweep it under the rug like everything else that makes the left appear to be what it actually is. Commie to the core, except for a few right wing exceptions. Nothing to see here, old news.
roger that. get ‘em Jimmy.
Basically, you could offer the top one hundred Hollywood players $40 million to make a project on anything...even a anti-bootleg whiskey documentary, and they’d step up to the plate and deliver. The name of the game is capital...who’s got capital to spend and who desire capital to pay for an overpriced Hollywood house and four servants to make it functional.
collect names , make lists
Incidents like the ones above are *not* accidents, faux pas or indiscretion. That is genuine fealty shown to the one who paid the bills.
Ooops! I forgot to add to that last post, Norm:
100% agree on Chrichton’s book.
If you want to see just how true it is, just look at the Wiki article on it.
They twist and turn every which way to pretend that it’s bogus - meaning of course, that it’s spot on the money!
Josh Tickell (@JoshTickell) tweeted at 10:08pm - 11 May 14:
We’ve often been asked if people retaliate against us for the types of films we make. We just found out it may be about to happen... (https://twitter.com/JoshTickell/status/465689826981720064)
Jeff (@SenseOffense) tweeted at 11:40pm - 20 May 14:
.@JoshTickell No, we just retaliate against limousine liberal HYPOCRITES! (https://twitter.com/SenseOffense/status/468974519458488321)