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DocuClub in July: Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 7 p.m.
DocuClub is Arts Engine’s monthly film screening series of works-in-progress documentaries.
Our next DocuClub screening will take place on Wednesday, July 9, at 7 p.m., at Goldcrest Post (799 Washington Street, between Horatio and Gansevoort), in New York City’s West Village. Our moderator will be Milton Tabbot, Senior Director of Programming at IFP.
Join us as we watch Danae Elon’s "Partly Private." The film is an intensely personal and witty look at the ritual of male circumcision. Using first-person narration, Elon documents her own pregnancy and the unexpected dilemmas she encounters with her partner and father of her unborn child. What should they do to their newborn’s penis? Determined and obsessed, Elon sets out on a worldly quest to find out all she can about what “other people do.” The exploration exposes in an amusing way the flaws of being human. The film will be shown on Arte France, TV Ontario, TV2 Denmark, and Israel’s Channel 8.
Danae Elon is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, producer and cinematographer. Her last film, "Another Road Home," was a nuanced look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Theatrically released in 2005, it showed in over twenty US cities, and broadcast on the Sundance channel, BBC, Al Jazeera and Israeli television.
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Admission is free to current DocuClub members and $5 for non-members.
Membership is an annual $40, which includes free admission to all DocuClub events. To join or renew, please go to:
Looking for two part time or one full time reliable intern
for our mid-town Manhattan production/editing
activities. Interesting current and new projects underway.
Check out our website at www.RichterVideos.com to
learn what we've done and do. If interested and
available soon then email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for shooters with access to a Sony PMW EX1 for immediate paid work on a Doc about the American Naturalization Process.
Please contact Meg@flickerflacker.com
INTERN NEEDED IMMEDIATELY!
I have yet to update my profile here on D-Word ... but I'm Beth Levison, an independent in NYC ....
We are producing an independent documentary film about an ex-con turned spoken word artist who is writing, developing, and rehearsing his one-man show for the New York stage. We're looking for a smart, ready-to-roll-up-his/her-sleeves, and hard working intern who can provide both production and post-production support during the early stages of our process (we're producing our fundraising reel) and starting immediately.
We're a small team (2 of us), so it's definitely a terrific experience for someone wanting to dive right in. Ideally, this person could devote him/herself to the project for the next two weeks and then possibly work part time from there. We need basic organizational support and help with production coordination (person may come on location), archival research, and post prep.
Candidates should send their resumes/letters of interest to email@example.com.
Spotlight on Docs Meetings Coordinator needed!
Spotlight on Docs: Meetings Coordinator
August 4 – September 26, 2008
IFP’s Independent Film Week ‘Spotlight on Documentaries’ program is in search of Industry Meetings Coordinator to create and manage documentary industry pitch meetings. This is a great opportunity to learn a lot about the documentary industry, build professional relationships, and to be a part of IFP, America’s oldest and largest filmmaker’s organization. Our office is relaxed and has been the starting point for many top industry professionals. Primary responsibilities include: collect & organize meeting request forms, schedule meetings in Access database, liaise with participating industry about their meetings schedule, and assist with management of the meetings space, volunteers and participating industry during Independent Film Week.
You must be a self-starter, efficient, very detail oriented and flexible, with a professional demeanor and experience or serious interest in documentary. We’re looking for someone to start early August through Sept 26, and work 20-40 hours a week; full time Sept 1-19. This is a volunteer position. College/volunteer credit can be negotiated, and other benefits are available.
For more information on Independent Film Week, visit www.independentfilmweek.com. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Looking for a shooter in the NY City area with experience using the Sony EX1. I'm developing a doc on dance and I plan to be in NYC for 3 days of shooting July 17-20, mostly late nights. I have a some $$ but not pockets full. I hope to bring an EX1 with me but if you had your own that would be great.
Let me know if interested and I'll fill you in on the details.
CAMBOFEST: Film and Video festival of Cambodia offers written notes from viewing staff on all submissions!
Now in our second year, CamboFest 2008 takes place in Siem Reap, Cambodia (Angkor Wat City)
- Accepting submissions via WAB or our website at http://www.cambofest.com **
=> Now improved handling of heavy production services (studio level grip & electric) for Cambodia, including cross border transfers of gear.
=> Greater range of HD, 35, Super 16 and pro sound...moving beyond local-only availability.
=> Tried and true servicing for shoots at Angkor complex
=> New, great deals with high end post and telecine providers in Bangkok
=> Khmer speaking Barang principal J Rosette (Camerado) continuously based in Cambodia since 2005
Contact CAMERADO at camerado @ camerado.com for more details or input your production inquiry here: http://www.camerado.com/contact/contact_form/contact_form.php
KathaKaravan – Call for Entries
KathaKaravan is accepting submissions from filmmakers with projects from or about South Asia that are seeking representation to financiers, producers, distributors, agents and film festival programmers. Entries may be in screenplay, work-in-progress or finished film form. Narratives and documentaries from writers, directors and producers at any career level will be considered.
Submissions accepted year-round. Quarterly deadlines for 2008-2009 are:
August 25, 2008
December 8, 2008
April 13, 2009
August 10, 2009
APPLY NOW at www.filmkaravan.com
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KathaKaravan is an initiative of FilmKaravan. FilmKaravan discovers, develops and disseminates high-quality South Asian independent films for a global audience through its multi-platform alliances.