Josh Fox

Josh Fox is the founder and producing artistic director of the International WOW Company. Josh has written/directed/produced two feature films and more than twenty five full length works for the stage which have premiered in New York, Asia and Europe.

GASLAND, which Josh wrote, directed and shot, is a film about the largest onshore natural gas drilling campaign in U.S. history which threatens to invade huge areas of the northeastern U.S., including New York city’s watershed. It premiered at theSundance film festival 2010, where it was awarded the 2010 Special Jury Prize for Documentary. In June of 2010, it premiered on HBO to an audience of 3 million homes, was seen by more than 70,000 audience members in its 110 city grassroots tour and has been released by New Video on DVD.  The film was nominated for the Academy Award for best documentary, for four Emmys including best documentary, best directing, best writing and best cinematography,  was  been nominated for best Documentary Screenplay by the WGA, won the  Environmental Media Association Award for best documentary and as a result of Josh’s activism and campaigning on the issue of gas drilling Josh was awarded the 2010 Lennon Ono Grant for Peace by Yoko Ono in a ceremony on John Lennon’s 70th birthday in Reykjavik Iceland this October. As a national spokesman on the issues of the contamination resulting from fossil fuel extraction, Josh has appeared on the Daily Show, The Keith Olbermannshow, PBS Now, CNN, Democracy Now, MSNBC, CBS and NBC Nightly News as well as numerous other TV and radio appearances.

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| April 18, 2016
We have a very narrow window of time to drastically reduce our emissions if we have any hope of...
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| March 9, 2016
New York has banned fracking, but not the mass build out of fracked gas ...
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| December 7, 2015
I never thought my fight to protect my home near the Delaware River would ...
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| September 12, 2015
When we hear politicians and gas companies extoll the virtues of...
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In a draft report five years in the making, the EPA has confirmed that fracking does indeed...
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Our Video of the Week from documentary filmmaker Jon Bowermaster exposes...
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| September 10, 2014
I have to write you a very deeply personal letter right now and I hope it is met with an open mind. I have a secret to confess...
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| August 26, 2014
And right now, by rejecting fracking, by pioneering a real renewable energy economy...
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| July 9, 2013
We thus respectfully request a meeting with you. More specifically, I wish to introduce you to members of seven families from disparate regions across the nation who have all had...
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| July 2, 2013
"I won’t sit by and watch our democracy burn. On Monday, July 8 at 9 p.m. EST on HBO, I’m going to get the right message out and I hope...
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| June 25, 2013
However, all the good that President Obama will do with his reductions in CO2 from power plants will be undone by his embrace of fracked gas. It is clear that...
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| June 25, 2013
Industry’s denial of the dark side of natural gas fracking shouldn’t fool anyone. Thomas Pyle’s claim on this site that there is not one “confirmed case of groundwater contamination” from...
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| August 18, 2012
In Albany on Aug. 27, New Yorkers are mobilizing and coming together for DON'T FRACK NY! and demanding a ban on fracking. New York has the opportunity to serve as...