E Team

E-Team is a 2014 American documentary film co-directed and produced by Katy Chevigny and Ross Kauffman. [1] The movie premiered in the competition category of US Documentary Competition program at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival on January 18, 2014. [2] Rachel Beth Anderson and Ross Kauffman won the Cinematography Award: US Documentary at the festival, [3] [4] as well as the Candescent Award . [5]


The film narrates the story of four members of the Emergencies Team, investigating and reporting on human rights abuse across the globe. [6]


The film received positive feedback from critics.

  • Rob Nelson in his review for Variety said that “The valiant and vital work of four globetrotting human rights activists is expertly illuminated in ‘E-Team’, a dynamic and immersive piece of you-are-there truth.” [7]
  • Duane Byrge of The Hollywood Reporter gave the film a positive review and Said That “In this spellbinding story, filmmakers Katy Chevigny and Ross Kauffman thrust us into the red-alert lives of four E-Team members. It’s a comprehensive portrayal of These people’s personal And professional lives. “Are they adrenaline junkies? Thrill-seekers? Not at all.” [8]
  • Carlos Aguilar from Indiewire in his review said that “Powerful and shocking with enough humanity from its subjects to add tender moments of hope, the” E-Team “is a fascinating look at how information can be the most effective tool to avoid indifference. ” [9]


  1. Jump up^ “How I Shot That: Sundance Documentary ‘E-Team’ Gives an Insider’s Look on Filming War Crimes” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .
  2. Jump up^ “Sundance 2014: US Documentary Competition” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .
  3. Jump up^ “Sundance: ‘Whiplash’ & ‘Rich Hill’ Win Grand Jury Awards; Dramatic Directing Goes To Cutter Hodierne For ‘Fishing Without Nets'” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .
  4. Jump up^ ” ‘ Whiplash’ Owns the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Netting Awards Two Top Prizes” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .
  5. Jump up^ Pamela McClintock,”Sundance: Candescent Films Announces 2014 Documentary Awards,” The Hollywood Reporter, January 18, 2014.
  6. Jump up^ “About Film” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .
  7. Jump up^ “Sundance Film Review: ‘E-Team'” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .
  8. Jump up^ “E-Team: Sundance Review” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .
  9. Jump up^ “Sundance Review: Real Life Heroes Save The World In The Enthralling ‘E-Team ‘ ” . Retrieved 8 April 2014 .

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