SIEGEL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SIEGEL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) ‘Queen of Versailles’ filmmakers fend off defamation charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57682915-66/film-siegel-sundance-westgate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57682915-66/film-siegel-sundance-westgate.html.csp">‘Queen of Versailles’ filmmakers fend off defamation charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T15:49:02.474-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The two-year legal battle over “The Queen of Versailles,” started when one of the documentary’s subjects sued the filmmakers for defamation, is done — and the filmmakers won. An arbitrator for the International Film and Television Alliance this week ruled that timeshare magnate David Siegel and his company, Westgate Resorts, did not prove that filmmaker Lauren Greenfield and her producers had defamed Siegel or Westgate. The documentary, which opened the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, followed the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57682915@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:49:02 MDT