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Josh Tickell with producer and fiancee Rebecca Harrell

If you've just made a movie all about biodiesel (and some ethanol), woudn't the National Biodiesel Conference be a perfect place to promote it? That's exactly what Josh Tickell did at a private screening this past week in Orlando, Florida with his Fields of Fuel film. The documentary recently won the Audience Award for Best Documentary Film at the Sundance Film Festival. The film isn't ready for major distribution yet, but the film's producer, Greg Reitman, told Domestic Fuel that Tickell will n

At the Sundance film festival this week, Solazyme is promoting its scalable process that makes biodiesel from algae by driving a car through the busy streets of Park City, Utah. The Mercedes is fueled by Soladiesel, the Solazyme biodiesel that is "biodegradable, nontoxic and safe" and made using algae. Solazyme is working with Chevron on developing and testing the biodiesel. You can also see the Soladiesel car in Josh Tikell's Fields of Fuel documentary.

My how time flies. Back in December 2006, AutoblogGreen sat down with Josh Tickell, the author of Biodiesel America: How to Achieve Energy Security, Free America from Middle-East Oil Dependence and Money Growing Fuel and the driver of the Veggie Van. Back then, he talked about filming a cross-country biodiesel education trip in the van. That movie - called Fields of Fuel - is now finished and will be shown at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. The world premiers screening is co-sponsored by Nova B