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Tara Watney
Wed 10 Oct 2007Link

London International Documentary Festival 2008
- A Conversation in film

CALL FOR FILMS

PocketVisions is calling for film submissions for the expanded London International Documentary Festival (LIDF) - A Conversation in Film, 2008. The festival is presented in association with the London Review of Books, and with the support of the British Museum. 2008 sees a continued association with The Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival (New York).

The LIDF will run for 6 days between Monday 31st March, and Saturday, April 5th, 2008. The opening and closing night gala screenings and reception will take place at the British Museum. Other venues include the Barbican Centre, the Curzon Soho, the Renoir Cinema and the Roxy Bar and Screen.

The call for submissions goes out to an international field of applicants. All successful applicants will be invited to be present at the LIDF. We are looking to support new and innovative filmmaking talent, and to ask filmmakers to participate in a series of intertwining ‘conversations’ to be run alongside the screenings. These ‘conversations’ will involve academics, journalists, policy-makers, NGOs, and other cultural commentators.

The LIDF is calling for documentary films produced between January 1st 2006 and December 6th 2007, and is particularly, although not exclusively, interested in films that fall within the following categories:

* Environment
* Human Rights
* Memory/history
* Ethnography/anthropology
* Politics/Philosophy/Economics
* Heritage and the Arts
* Other social and development issues

Submission Procedure: Film-makers can enter their films, pay entry fees and find out how to submit their DVD or VHS preview copy at http://www.lidf.co.uk

Once the on-line submission has been made entrants will receive a confirmation email and a unique Entry Reference Number.

Deadline for Submissions: 6th December 2007
Late entries accepted until 30th December with penalty (see regulations). Films can only be returned if the ‘return fee’ is included in the submission.

Selected films from the LIDF will be automatically submitted for selection to the Margaret Mead Film and Video Festival, November 2008.

For further information or questions see the official LIDF web-site: www.lidf.co.uk or email: info@pocketvisions.co.uk

We look forward to seeing your films.


Jo-Anne Velin
Thu 11 Oct 2007Link

Dok Leipzig, 29.10 - 04.01, I will be commuting most of that week between Berlin and Leipzig, by car, several times. The drive is a bit over 2 hours each way. If one or two people would like to join me and can share in the costs, please contact me by email velinontheroad@hotmail.com and I'll call you. Thanks!


Leah Cameron
Thu 11 Oct 2007Link

Hi Soo Kim,

I don't have anyone to recommend, unfortunately, but I did work as an editor at an Architecture magazine here in Toronto that takes a huge interest in sustainable architecture. They run a Green issue every year and it's thoughtful. Really parses what we mean by green and doesn't seem to be after the ad dollard like a lot of publications. If you would like me to pass on the name of an editor there for a potential interview, I'd be happy to do so. Best of luck in your search!

Leah
In reply to Soo Kim's post on Tue 2 Oct 2007 :


Marie-Helene Carleton
Fri 12 Oct 2007Link

Hi Everyone,

First day on D-Link - heard great things, so here goes-

I'm in post-production on a feature-length documentary film with my co-director, and we're looking for a great assistant to work with on finishing this project.

Here's my listing:

Looking for a passionate, brilliant, motivated, enthusiastic and organized

FILM INTERN
To work with on a
documentary film in post-production

This is a feature-length documentary about Iraq that has garnered a lot of media attention and is a very interesting project

A great opportunity for the right person who is looking to be part of finishing a big documentary with two directors

Responsibilities would include:
Archival research
Production
Media Management for film and photography
Office Assistance

Editing studio is located in Red Hook, Brooklyn

Looking for a 20 hour commitment per week, or more

If interested, please email me your information at

emelie@fourcornersmedia.net

Thanks, look forward to hearing from you.

Marie-Helene

Edited Fri 12 Oct 2007 by Marie-Helene Carleton

Doug Block
Fri 12 Oct 2007Link

Um, this here's The D-Word, Marie-Helene, not D-Link. Then again, we do know how to link


Joe Moulins
Fri 12 Oct 2007Link

D-Liteful to have you here, all the same.


Marie-Helene Carleton
Fri 12 Oct 2007Link

Point well-taken, and taking steps to correct my subliminal slip - seeing if I can link up with fellow filmmakers on D-Word :) Thanks for the head's up and the welcome.


Doug Block
Fri 12 Oct 2007Link

Now that we've properly lashed you, Marie-Helene, why don't you properly introduce yourself at the Introduce Yourself topic? Then we can give you a proper welcome with trumpets and everything.


Danielle Beverly
Mon 15 Oct 2007Link

I am in need of an experienced PA in San Jose CA. Someone who lives in SJ or nearby and knows the area well. Please be bright, hardworking and drive like a grandmother. Driver's license required (obviously). Will be assisting in setup of an interview room, so if you know what a C-stand is and are able to lift 50lbs,, then please send a resume to danielle.beverly@projectrebirth.org

Days needed: October 27 + October 28. Thanks!


Robert Richter
Tue 16 Oct 2007Link

Looking for a bright motivated and reliable intern for our mid-town Manhattan production office. We have some interesting projects here and need someone we can count on regularly. Check our website www.RichterVideos.com to see what we do and email RRProd@aol.com with your contact information.


Jo-Anne Velin
Wed 17 Oct 2007Link

Still? Robert, if you can take a Canadian, I can pass this on to friends who have film school contacts in Montreal...Just let me know, please.


Nina Gilden Seavey
Wed 17 Oct 2007Link

The Documentary Center at George Washington University is in search of a Fellowship Coordinator for its newly announced Documentary Center/Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellowship for 10 documentary filmmakers representing 5 Emerging Nations.

This position will live at the epicenter of every aspect of the fellowship program. The position begins January 1 and concludes September 30, 2008. Position description is attached.


Robert Richter
Wed 17 Oct 2007Link

Jo-Anne
Not still looking, looking again. The intern we had for many months had to leave, so now we are looking for a new one. Film school contacts are welcome and appreciated.


Jo-Anne Velin
Wed 17 Oct 2007Link

Okay. Will copy and paste this to a few people I know.

Also, I don't know him personally except for the briefest email exchanges, but why not fire this off directly to Peter Wintonick? Last I read, he's teaching at Concordia University filmschool in Mtl (a good one)... pw@necessaryillusions.ca


Tamsin Rawady
Thu 18 Oct 2007Link

Hi D-Worders,
We have just about finished our documentary and we're selling our equipment.

Please email Tamsin at tamsin@bsffilm.com for more information.

CAMERA PACKAGE # 1 $4,000.00

PANASONIC HVX200 HD CAMCORDER

LIKE NEW WITH ALL ORIGINAL PACKAGING. THIS WAS OUR BACKUP CAMERA AND WAS USED ON ONLY TWO OCCASIONS.

HVX200 CAMCORDER
(1) CAMCORDER BATTERY
(1) AC ADAPTER / BATT CHARGER

ACCESSORY MICROPHONE HOLDER
COMPONENT VIDEO CABLE

REMOTE CONTROL
(1) 82MM SKYLIGHT FILTER
(1) 8 GB P2 CARD
(1) KATA CAMERA BACKPACK

HVX200 ACCESSORIES

ZACUTO LIGHTWEIGHT BASEPLATE $500.00

ZACUTO LIGHTWEIGHT FOLLOW-FOCUS $1000.00

ZACUTO FOCUS RING FOR HVX200 $150.00

ROCK PZF1 VARIZOOM (WIRED ZOOM CONTROL) $250.00

HD ONBOARD MONITOR PACKAGE – LIKE NEW $1,800
WE ONLY USED THIS MONITOR ON ONE SHOOT. IT IS A GREAT MONITOR IN PERFECT CONDITION. I HAVE PACKAGED IT IN A PELICAN CASE WITH A BATTERY SYSTEM – ALSO IN PERFECT CONDITION.

MARSHALL 7” HD ONBOARD MONITOR (V-R70P-HVA)
IVX ENDURA - 50 BATTERY CHARGER
(2) IVX ENDURA-50 BATTERIES

MONITOR TRIPOD

PELICAN CASE

KINOFLO DIVA-LITE 400 KIT $1,000.00

IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. WE USED THIS KIT FOR A COUPLE SHOOTS, THEN SWITCHED TO AN HMI SYSTEM AND DID NOT USE IT AGAIN.

(1) DIVA-LITE 400
DIMMING FIXTURE
(1) FLOZIER DIFFUSER
(1) REMOVABLE LAMP CASE
(1) TRAVEL CASE
(8) SPARE TUBES

EDIT WORKSTATION #1 $4,500.00

THIS WORKSTATION WAS PURCHASED FROM PROMAX INC. FOR $9,000 IN 2006.

BOXX 8200 3.2 GHZ DUAL XEON
2 GB RAM
250 GB HITACHI 7200 INTERNAL HD
PIONEER DVD BURNER
NVIDIA QUADRO FX 1400 PRO VIDEO CARD
AVID XPRESS STUDIO HD WITH MOJO
AVID XPRESS KEYBOARD
MICROSOFT INTELLIMOUSE

(2) VIEWSONIC VG920 19” DISPLAY
(PAIR) MACKIE TAPCO S5 STUDIO MONITOR SPEAKERS
BEHRINGER UB1002 AUDIO MIXER
TRIPP LITE BC PRO 600 UPS

EDIT WORKSTATION #1 $3,500.00

THIS WORKSTATION WAS PURCHASED FROM PROMAX INC. FOR $7,000 IN 2006.

PROMAX 3.2 DUAL XEON
2 GB RAM
250 GB HITACHI 7200 INTERNAL HD
PIONEER DVD BURNER
NVIDIA QUADRO FX560V PRO VIDEO CARD

AVID XPRESS STUDIO HD WITH MOJO
AVID XPRESS KEYBOARD
MICROSOFT INTELLIMOUSE
(2) VIEWSONIC VG920 19” DISPLAY
TRIPP LITE BC PRO 600 UPS

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

MIDDLE ATLANTIC 24-SPACE RACK – VERY GOOD SHAPE (MRK 2431) $300.00

BELKIN 8-PORT GIGABIT SWITCH – LIKE NEW $50.00

DATAVIDEO TBC-1000 – VERY GOOD CONDITION $200.00

LITEON LVC-9016G VHS / DVD COMBO – DVD BURNER $100.00

PANSONIC PV-D4745 VHS / DVD COMBO $75.00

TOSHIBA 26” HDTV – DVD / VCR COMBO (MW26G71) $300.00

IKEA FREDERIK COMPUTER WORKSTATION 50.00

IKEA FREDERIK DESK $50.00

IKEA SOFA: $100

6 X IKEA KIRBY BOOK CASES: $10 each

IKEA FLOOR RUG: $20


Doug Block
Thu 18 Oct 2007Link

Tamsin, are you getting out of the film business or something?


Tamsin Rawady
Thu 18 Oct 2007Link

Hi Doug,
Just finished a big project and can't keep everything. Time to start the next one! Hopefully we won't need three AVIDs, two cameras and 16 terrabytes of storage on the next one....exhausting!


Doug Block
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

Curses, you're not selling a Sony DSR-11 deck for a ridiculously low price.


Riley Morton
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

Doug,
you in the market for a DSR-11?
i've been giving some thought to selling mine...


Doug Block
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

Might be, Riley. Have one already but would be good to have a second for clones. It would have to be pretty cheap, though, because it's probably overkill for what I need.

Edited Fri 19 Oct 2007 by Doug Block

Christopher Wong
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

what price, riley? i might be interested...


Amelia Hanibelsz
Sat 20 Oct 2007Link

Hi i am looking to hire an Associate Producer who has strong experience with archive.

I am producing five biographies for A&E, Biography Channel and History International .

If anyone is interested please send your resume to : amelia@pangolinpictures.com

Many thanks !!


Erica Ginsberg
Sat 20 Oct 2007Link

Amelia, you want NY based or based anywhere?


John Burgan
Mon 22 Oct 2007Link

Fundraising Manager, CHANNEL FOUR BRITISH DOCUMENTARY FILM FOUNDATION

The Channel 4 British Documentary Film Foundation is a not-for-profit re-inventing British independent documentary.

Through our film fund and festival, we inspire and connect filmmakers and organisations, ensuring that groundbreaking documentaries are made and seen.

We need a FUNDRAISING MANAGER to:

- Manage and nurture existing relationships with public sector funders (e.g. Film Council, Skillset)

- Foster relationships with new partners/sponsors for the BRITDOC 08 festival, especially within film industry and public sector

We need an experienced, motivated and organised person, with proven track record of closing deals.

Working hours flexible.

£35k pro rata + performance bonuses.

More info & to apply: http://www.britdoc.org/apply


Patrick Brown
Mon 22 Oct 2007Link

I need information on issues related to exporting in FCP as quicktime movie.
Before I post in detail here I want to be certain this is appropriate.
Please advise or recommend a location or site.
Thanks!


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