You can download the document here (PDF 1.7MB). chipping in a cool $10,000 to get the project off the ground.

The list is larger than the version released to me in 2014, though it is also missing a number of entries from the 2014 version. These groups ranged from a hockey team to a health center, with the investors all owning a percentage of the film and receiving a pro-rata share in the profits. Tom is a British-based journalist, author, and podcaster. Just goes to show what the power of the fandom love can do.

Was your FOIA request for the DoD – Hollywood film list fulfilled before, after or simultaneously with the Pentagon official release of it on 20 June 2014? He may or may not sleep with a gun under his pillow. The report rightly noted that while Americans generally pride themselves on living in a free speech anti-censorship society, while simultaneously mocking the propaganda examples in places like Russia or China, the US public is subject to more homegrown state-run propaganda than it thinks: Military pageantry in Russia, massive rallies in North Korea, blunt messaging from China.

I obtained this list via a FOIA request and published it on my spyculture website. Answer: The Pentagon . Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account.

in 2014. [citation needed] The movie Top Gun, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and in collaboration with the Pentagon, aimed at rebranding the US Navy's image post-Vietnam war, and attract new Navy recruits. Fans of the TV show stumped up a pretty amazing $5.7 million in crowdfunding to see a film version of the much loved show, with it clocking up its first $2 million in less than eleven hours. From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 days. Back when I started the Fun with FOIA project I had no idea how far I could go with it. Make sure to read our "How To [Read/Tip Off] Zero Hedge Without Attracting The Interest Of [Human Resources/The Treasury/Black Helicopters]" Guide. [11][12], In February 2019, the armies of The People's Republic Of China and Republic Of China (More commonly Taiwan) made dueling propaganda videos, creating a music video battle. [14], Dave Anthony, a writer for Call of Duty left his job and became an "unknown conflict" adviser for the Department of Defense. What was the reason for their involvement in “Twister”? The 2014 list of DOD films provided a series of leads, not least that I asked the other branches of the military for equivalent lists which turned up documents from the National Guard and the Air Force that included movies that were not included in the Pentagon’s central records. Tom Secker 31st March 2014 December 24th, 2019. The PRC video (My War Eagles Are Flying Around The Treasured Island) showed PLA jets flying over the Republic Of China (Taiwan), and the ROCAF responded by showing muscles with the video clip Freedom Isn't Free glorifying the strength of the country's army.

Now, thanks to someone’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) inquiry, we have a comprehensive list of ALL the Hollywood films that have received the US military’s blessings and technical assistance.

Since then it has liberated literally hundreds (if not thousands) of documents primarily from US government agencies who are involved in the film industry. Directors looking to borrow Army material for their movies need to apply to the DoD, and submit their movies' scripts for vetting. How long did it take for you to obtain it? It is not in alphabetical or chronological order and I suspect it is not actually complete (there is no mention of Zero Dark Thirty, for example) but nonetheless this is as comprehensive a list as has been obtained so far. nL - DOD to the Next Level download nL EX-Punge download nL Morsa download NUDE Clan The Movie download NUDE SpartaN download nwP ! Just how extensive has the US military’s influence on Hollywood been over the years? Some of these have found their way into major media stories and provided a new basis for investigations into this area. is written and produced by Tom Secker. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. How extensively has our collective consciousness been surreptitiously influenced by the US military-industrial complex? In autocratic regimes, a government-backed entity pushes it onto indifferent or unwilling consumers. Tom is a British-based journalist, author, and podcaster. Last week I filed a FOIA request with the DOD for a full list of all films they’ve been involved in the production of from their inception up until the present day. However, sometimes they are – at least two other recent DOD-assisted movies Whiskey Tango Foxtrot and Bridge of Spies are is included on the latest version. 2014 US Air Force Entertainment Liaison Office Reports (note, Aloha is referred to as an untitled Cameron Crowe project, but it’s definitely the same film), Combined 2014 and 2016 Lists of DOD Films (this is a document I made that arranges the films in alphabetical order). Back when I started the Fun with FOIA project I had no idea how far I could go with it. Since then they have been involved in hundreds of productions but until now we didn’t know exactly how many, or precisely which films did or did not bear the touch of the DOD. Jeremy Saulnier made his breakthrough film with the help of both Kickstarter and his own savings. But it’s here, and to ignore that a piece of content is, at its core, propaganda — especially these days, while Trump openly pines for grand army parades — is a mistake. The US Government’s use of popular culture, especially Hollywood films and TV shows – to spread disinformation and pro-US Government propaganda is something that needs to be brought to the attention of everyone. Amazingly the list of 410 movies is but half of the total number (for example, Zero Dark Thirty and some other prominent ones are not on there) and was compiled by the FOIA investigative website Spy Culture. Hello friends! Copyright ©2009-2020 Media, LTD, Here Are 410 Movies Made Under The Direct Influence And Supervision Of The Pentagon, "How To [Read/Tip Off] Zero Hedge Without Attracting The Interest Of [Human Resources/The Treasury/Black Helicopters]". Given that most of the existing literature only recognises around 200, this constitutes proof of a much larger Hollywood propaganda operation than anyone previously realised. Below is a merely partial list of films in alphabetical order that had Pentagon involvement either during the script or production phase, according to declassified US government documents. Agent Zigzag. Typically, these are video clips portraying singers in military gears and surrounded by military vehicles and weapons. The release by Atari of the game Battlezone was a revolution for the graphics perspective, introducing first-person shooter games for the first time. ( Log Out /  Doom became the MCMSO's absolute preference, and in 1995, the game Marine Doom was released, and the alien-themed graphics of the game's first version was replaced by military-themed graphics. [1][2][3], In Hollywood, many movie productions were directly supervised by the Department of Defense. The expense/investment threshold is usually set in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act each year. Indiegogo . You didn’t know that when you go to see a Hollywood film these days that you may be getting a dose of pro-US military propaganda, did you? [14] The DARPA, an agency of the DoD, contributed to the development of Advanced computing systems, computer graphics, the Internet, multiplayer networked systems, and the 3-D navigation of virtual environments. To my surprise, they responded in only a few days with just such a list. Shortly after WW2 the US Department of Defense began formally involving themselves in Hollywood. He may or may not sleep with a gun under his pillow.

Post was not sent - check your email addresses! ( Log Out /  But it doesn’t take much effort to see that American propaganda is everywhere, too. 14-F-0621_List_of_Films_DoD_Participated_in_Production. Read this WashPost piece I did summarizing the situation: This American documentary about white supremacist Craig Cobb was made after directors Michael Beach Nichols and Christopher K. Walker managed to raise over $60,000 off the back of a Kickstarter campaign. Operation Hollywood: How the Pentagon shapes and censors the movies by David L. Robb, a former journalist for Daily Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, is … Evil”-like Moon Base in 1950s, Creation of and Support for Islamic Terrorist Groups, Next Generation Identification (NGI) program, The Ratline – Helping Nazi War Criminals Escape from Germany, US Capitalist Class Involvement in Drug Trade. Ultimately, the man with the final say is Phil Strub, the Department of Defense’s (DOD) chief Hollywood liaison, who has been at the helm of this formerly semi-secret department going all the way back to 1989.