Crude Impact

Crude Impact is an award-winning documentary film which Chris Vernon of called "a terrific film… the best documentary I have seen on the subject." This feature film explores the interconnection between human domination of the planet, and the discovery and use of oil.

Crude Impact has been an official selection at over thirty film festivals and has won numerous awards. The film enjoyed a limited theatrical release in the United States and Canada and has been broadcast on television around the world. Crude Impact has been translated in to French, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, and Turkish.



Cindy Cohn, Steve Donziger, Emeka Duruigbo, Ken Deffeyes, Michael Klare, William Rees, Guy Caruso, Santiago Kawarim, Matthew Simmons, Julian Darley, Michael Economides, Amy Goodman, Thom Harmann, Richard Heinberg, Terry Lynn Karl, Tundi Agardy, Christopher Flavin, Evon Peter, Kavida Ramdas, Bill Twist, Lynne Twist

Written, Directed and Produced by James Jandak Wood

Cinematography, Sharon Andersen; Sound Mixer, Pamela Spitzer; Motion Graphics, Yussef Cole; John DeBorde, Composer; Natalia Bortolotti, Narrator; Jennifer Wood, Co-Producer; Joanne Shen, Co-Producer; Steve Michelson, Executive Producer

This interview with James Jandak Wood about peak oil and the film Crude Impact was shown on Link-TV