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Chris Paine

Film maker "Who Killed the Electric Car"

Chris Paine is a California based film maker and environmentalist. His 2006 documentary "Who Killed the Electric Car" won international acclaim for tracking the creation and destruction of 5000 modern electric vehicles by car manufacturers in 2003. His new film "Revenge of the Electric Car" is slated for Spring of 2011.

Documentaries as executive producer include "Faster!" with Ewan McGregor, "No Maps For These Territories" with cyberpunk author William Gibson, and the forthcoming "Charge!" about electric motorbike racing. Chris has appeared on Nightline, Lou Dobbs Tonight (CNN), and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.