Nice to have you here, Jennifer. Welcome.
How to break into the biz. Phew. There's film school. There's
interning. There's marrying a wonderfully rich and supportive fella.
And then there's going out, buying a digital camcorder and JUST DOING
Just don't expect to make a living at it :-)
Okay don't expect to make a living at it just yet...well I have a
Master's in English and teach full time at a junior high...my mind is
ripe with things I could document, am dying to, but who where do I
connect with to get my things shown or funded? All that I am very no-
Welcome to Dominic and Jennifer!
Jennifer, read up on grants for docmakers. Going the grant route is
probably best for first-timers if you have a social issue your
exploring. Otherwise, you probably have to get it off the ground out
of your own pocket.
My dear friend Sarah George, who some of you know, finally kicked me in
the butt hard enough to get me involved in The D-Word, and I'm glad she
did. This looks like quite an interesting place to convene, share
ideas, collaborate, commiserate.
I'm a TV doc producer living in New York. Recently, my company, which
was contracted by MSNBC to produce bios and specials, let go 95% of its
employees, including myself. So I join the ranks of the unemployed.
I look forward to seeing what y'all are up to.
Doesn't mean it isn't nice to have you here, too :-)
yes - this space needs some activity too. Perhaps a billboard on the
Or we could just chat a while, RG...
sure thing. A private conversation in the public forum.
So - SPC is even slower to make decisions than I'd heard. Two weeks
and counting to schedule a screening.
I'm going to be in NY on 5/18 for WIF chapter - doing a moderator