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Joseph Gordon-Levitt        

Founder of HitRecord & Actor Known for "Inception" & "The Dark Knight Rises"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, a prolific actor, has graced both the big and small screens with an extensive resume of acclaimed roles. His early appearances in films such as A River Runs Through It, Holy Matrimony, and Angels in the Outfield established him as a promising talent. He later cemented his acting prowess with roles in blockbusters like Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, Looper, and Lincoln. His performance in 500 Days of Summer earned him a Golden Globe nomination. Beyond acting, Gordon-Levitt showcased his storytelling abilities by writing and directing the comedy-drama film Don Jon, which garnered him a nomination for Best First Screenplay at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Gordon-Levitt is not only comfortable in front of the camera but also behind it. He is the founder of HitRecord, an online media platform that fosters creative collaboration. His interactive projects on HitRecord, such as "HitRecord on TV" and "Create Together", have won him two Primetime Emmy Awards. The platform has produced several films, including the short films "Morgan M. Morgansen's Date with Destiny" and "Morgan and Destiny's Eleventeenth Date: The Zeppelin Zoo", both directed by Gordon-Levitt himself.

Known for his outspokenness on social issues, Gordon-Levitt self-identifies as a feminist, a value he credits to his mother's upbringing. He has publicly supported the effective altruism movement, even speaking at the Effective Altruism Global Conference. Gordon-Levitt’s public speaking engagements, combined with his diverse creative endeavors, demonstrate his commitment to using his platform to promote positive change.

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Based around his website, this live variety show is a combination of discussing technology and the wonders of distributing and disseminating art to the public through the net. Showcasing video, music and writing created by the members of the site, Gordon- Levitt MCs the night and interacts with the audience in various fashions. Social media use is heavily promoted at the shows as well, and Gordon-Levitt encourages audience members to film events on their cameras and phones, which can then be available to a community of over 150,000 artists to edit and remix on hitRECord.

About a hitRECord event at Sundance, Rolling Stone reported: "Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the folks at hitRECord set the place on fire." And, after hitRECord's SXSW performance, the Austin Chronicle endearingly noted: "the hitRECord show felt like a group of old friends making new friends by letting them in on a supercool Frankensteinian experiment in artistic cross-pollination."


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The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, is excited to announce the first roll-out of creative projects from the partnership with hitRECord, a collaborative online production company founded by actor/director Joseph Gordon-Levitt...
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