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EXCLUSIVE Video: Inventor Tim Jenison Discusses How He Cracked a 350 Year Old Mystery in Oscar Shortlisted Doc 'Tim's Vermeer'

Thompson on Hollywood By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood December 6, 2013 at 11:29AM

Magician and filmmaker Teller's wonderfully mind-boggling doc "Tim's Vermeer," on inventor Tim Jenison's goal to unlock the secret behind Dutch master Johannes Vermeer's photorealistic paintings, begins its awards qualifying run today (December 6 in New York; December 13 in LA). The film recently made the Oscar Documentary shortlist. Check out an exclusive interview snippet below, where Jenison discusses how he hatched the idea to crack the mystery.
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"Tim's Vermeer"
"Tim's Vermeer"

Magician and filmmaker Teller's wonderfully mind-boggling doc "Tim's Vermeer," on inventor Tim Jenison's goal to unlock the secret behind Dutch master Johannes Vermeer's photorealistic paintings, begins its awards qualifying run today (December 6 in New York; December 13 in LA). The film recently made the Oscar Documentary shortlist. Check out an exclusive interview snippet below, where Jenison discusses how he hatched the idea to crack the mystery.

Our TOH! interview with Teller on "Tim's Vermeer" is here. A clip from the film is also below.

This article is related to: Video, Video, Tim's Vermeer, Documentary, Documentaries, Awards Season Roundup


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