Davis Guggenheim’s documentary “Waiting for Superman” won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. The documentary examines the public school system, taking a deep look at its troublesome problems and the approaches of education reformers. This was Beck’s second collaboration with Guggenheim following his 2008 documentary short on Obama, “American Stories“.
“The Hangover” won the Golden Globe for best film comedy or musical. This was Beck’s second collaboration with director Todd Phillips (following “School for Scoundrels“).