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The Magic Pill

A documentary exploring how changing the way we eat can not only impact our own health, but the health of every living thing on our planet.

  • Robert Tate
    Director
    Eleven Minutes
  • Robert Tate
    Producer
    Eleven Minutes
  • Pete Evans
    Producer
    The Paleo Way
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    1,000,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia, South Africa, United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Robert Tate

ROB TATE (Executive Producer / Director / Editor) has won the Emmy, Cine Golden Eagle, James Beard, and the IDA (International Documentary Association) awards for his various projects, including the PBS international documentary series, GOURMET'S DIARY OF A FOODIE and the Sundance Channel documentary series, ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL, which Time Magazine hailed as one of the Top Ten TV series of 2008.

Rob also co-produced, shot and edited the independent feature fashion industry documentary, ELEVEN MINUTES, released by Regent Pictures, which Variety called a “skillfully crafted, beautifully shot and edited pic.” He is currently an EP of the PBS series, MOVEABLE FEAST, and the Australian food series, THE PALEO WAY WITH PETE EVANS. THE MAGIC PILL is Rob’s second feature documentary.

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Director Statement

Think of this film as a love letter to Nature -- not as we want Her to be, but as She is.