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Laure Parsons
Mon 27 Sep 2010Link

Looking for a shooter ideally someone with an HVX200 or similar, in Washington DC for a few hrs on the 15th and 16th of Oct. Verite experience would be good. Thanks! accelerationmovie@gmail.com


Laura Moire Paglin
Tue 28 Sep 2010Link

In reply to Karen Bernstein's post on Wed 22 Sep 2010 :

Whoa – wish I'd known. Contact me if you need anything Cleveland related. – Laura


Will Kreth
Tue 28 Sep 2010Link

New York City-based folks-
Indie Documentary Film seeks MBA-type with passion for the arts/film

MediaGroove LLC is seeking a Associate Producer with a strong business background to help project manage and coordinate resources for our documentary Get It All Out – a feature-length story about the life of a late, charismatic, yet unknown Pittsburgh musician/ vocalist / poet/ humanitarian and the percussive post-punk/ jazz/ worldbeat/ avant-funk band he was in during the early 1980s. Our protagonist was truly a likable, inspired character, and it doesn’t hurt that he was a compassionate human being who could actually sing and write decent lyrics. If you have experience in collaborating on dynamic teams, contributing your best ideas, are not afraid of hard work and take pride in getting things done – we should talk!

In short, we are reanimating the lost musical DNA of an underground sound that never reached a wide audience, and having a blast doing it (by re-recording, remixing and releasing an amazing songbook of material as a companion soundtrack). Film-wise, we’re 2.5 years in the making and we’ve already completed 2/3 of our planned interviews. Breaking the rules of the typical talking head “rockumentary” – we’re incorporating the use of animation/motion graphics, CGI visualization, social media and other creative digital storytelling techniques to elevate the storyline in contemporary ways.

The right candidate will play a key role in setting the stage to refine and finish the film so this is a great opportunity to be part of an experienced team on the excavation of a dusty gem of a narrative. This position is non-paid (though we will cover working production meals, pre-approved necessary expenses) and will provide you with valuable experience and connections.

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

• This is the ideal project for an MBA with a passion for the arts. Someone who wants to use their professional business (and or marketing) skills outside of work to help bring a film through post-production, fundraising, and see it distributed to national/international festivals, Netflix, Amazon, cable/satellite, etc.

• Strong prior knowledge of Microsoft Project or other web-based project management tools (Basecamp or similar.)

• You will work with the film’s Producer to manage timelines, deliverables, set milestones and hold people to reaching them. Great organizational and detail skills a must!

• Commitment to a minimum of 1 to 2 days per week on a part-time basis (starting immediately)

• MUST be NYC-area based and able to attend meetings with producer, director, assistant editors and archivist.

• Interest in music as a force for social change, progressive politics, multiple genres of music (e.g. – jazz, rock, afrobeat/afro-pop, funk, dub/reggae, post-punk, etc.) – helpful, wouldn't hurt –- but not necessary.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

To apply:
We hope you’re the right fit to help us with our quirky, passionate, musical doc! So, please send a brief cover letter and CV/resume, reel/links to projects you’ve managed and/or worked on, and please put "Associate Documentary Producer" in the subject line. Preference given to candidates with at least 3 solid employment/internship references and prior film or collaborative arts team project experience.

Edited Tue 28 Sep 2010 by Will Kreth

Beth Levison
Wed 29 Sep 2010Link

Hello friends and colleagues!

I'm reaching out to you from Etsy.com, a vibrant online marketplace for handmade and vintage that I'm currently doing some consulting work for. Etsy has been in existence since 2005, and celebrates craftsmanship from the retired birdhouse maker to the Persian rug weaver to the 3rd generation letterpress printer. It has had a small but creative video presence on the web and is aiming to produce more journalistic and video content for viewers.

Etsy.com stories range from about 3 – 5 minutes in length and bring the sellers on the site — and their objects — to life. Currently, the site features three main video series: Handmade Portraits, which profile Etsy sellers, who may be artists, craftspeople, or vintage mavens; There's No Place Like Here, which feature the interiors of wonderful, collection-filled homes; and Process, where the methods tell the story. In addition, we often produce fun and unexpected How-To projects.

We are looking for producers and directors who can shoot and edit their own videos and who might lend their own unique, artistic mark to our productions (we are shooting more and more frequently with the Canon 5D and 7D). We are primarily interested in producers outside the New York area, and are also eager to expand our stable of producers to those based outside the U.S. Etsy has sellers in more than 150 countries, and we know that there are stories spanning the globe.

Please spread the word about our search for talent, and if interested (even you New Yorkers), send reels and resumes to blevison@etsy.com. Also, please don't hesitate to check out etsy.tv to peruse our video archive. Thank you!

All best,
Beth Levison


Annie Berman
Wed 29 Sep 2010Link

About the Outreach and Distribution Coordinator Position

MY PERESTROIKA, Sundance film and winner of the Filmmaker Award at Full Frame and Special Jury Prize at SilverDocs, a film hailed ‘one of the year’s best documentaries’ by the Huffington Post, SEEKS bright, highly-motivated, responsible, and extremely organized and detail-oriented Outreach and Distribution Coordinator with great communication skills and previous experience working in the field, and experience with FCP and WordPress.

Reporting directly to Director/Producer, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible for community outreach, social media initiatives, editing DVD extras, marketing and distribution for educational and theatrical markets, film festival liaison handling applications, travel arrangements, promotion, and print traffic, managing interns, fielding requests, and other related tasks as required.

Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate for the Outreach Coordinator position has excellent oral and written communication skills, is organized and reliable, and demonstrates a passion for the film. They work well as part of a team and enjoy meeting new people. Previous administrative experience working in a Mac environment with WordPress, Final Cut Pro, Google Docs, spreadsheets, task management and other basic software is an asset, as is social media savvy. Knowledge of Russian is a plus, though not a requirement.

Compensation
This is a paid position, through August of 2011.

Application
To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to info@myperestroika.com with the subject “Outreach Coordinator.” Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We look forward to hearing from you!


Stefanie Dworkin
Thu 30 Sep 2010Link

INTRO TO FINAL CUT PRO CLASS

Taught by Stefanie Dworkin

Whether you are an aspiring video editor or filmmaker, video artist, reporter, photographer or combination of the five, chances are you have crossed paths with Final Cut Pro and wished you knew your way around this powerful and creative editing tool. Here is your chance to establish such a foundation in a small class setting, allowing you the freedom and flexibility to tend to your own creative pursuit.

INTRO TO FINAL CUT PRO– $399 with WIP/NYWIFT/MPEG discount. Regularly $449.

WEEKLY: Tuesday Evenings October 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 6 to 9pm.

INTENSIVE: Thursday & Friday October 28th & 29th from 10am to 5pm.

PREREQUISITES
A working knowledge of the Macintosh operating system Mac OS X.

LOCATION: All classes are held at Showbiz Software (ground floor) at 19 West 21 Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. To reserve your seat, please contact 646-829-0700. Private one-on-one sessions are also available by contacting me directly at learnfcp@me.com.

PAYMENT DETAILS
Payment for the classes may be made directly with Showbiz Software by calling 646.829.0700 or visiting their store, 19 West 21st. Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY between the hours of 8am and 8pm.

INTRODUCTORY COURSE OUTLINE
Class 1: Overview of Final Cut Pro
Launching Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Pro’s Interface, Nonlinear Editing & Workflow Process, Working with Projects, Organizing Media Elements, Playing Clips in Viewer, Navigating Clips and Sequences, Marking Clips, Saving, Quitting and Hiding Final Cut Pro.

Class 2: Capturing, Importing and Editing a Rough Cut
Creating a New Project for Capturing, Previewing and Marking Source Material, Logging Clips, Choosing Clip Settings, Choosing Capture Settings, Choosing Capturing Options, Setting Capture Preferences and Acquiring other Media such as Graphics and Audio. Logging Information in Browser, Creating Subclips, Editing a Rough Cut, 3 Point Edit, Making Overwrite and Insert edits, Managing Timeline Tracks, Adding Audio Clips, Moving Clips in the Timeline, Drag and Drop Editing, Importing Tracks from a CD.

Class 3: Editing a Fine Cut, Transitions and Filters
Trimming, Ripple Edit, Dragging Clips to a New Location and Keeping Linked Clips in Sync. Viewing Transition Options, Modifying, Applying and Copying Transitions. Using the Transition Editor, Changing the Transition Parameters, Previewing and Rendering Effects. Applying and Viewing Filters, Creating a Freeze Frame, Changing Clip Size and Position, Building a Split Screen and Animating Motion Parameters.

Class 4: Final Preparation, Outputting to Tape & Digital Media
Monitoring and Adjusting Audio Levels, Applying Transitions to Fade Volume, Setting Keyframe to Change Volume, Working with Video Generators, Adding a Lower Third, Creating a Title. Understanding File Formats, Exporting Quicktime Files for DVDs & the Web, Outputting to Tape and Backing Up Projects.

INSTRUCTOR
Stefanie Dworkin is an Apple Certified Final Cut Pro Instructor, Editor, and Photographer. Credits include: As The World Turns; The Naked Brothers Band; My Country, My Country; Let the Sunshine In; Save Her O Save Her*; and Can You Hear Me? Stefanie is a member of the Motion Pictures Editor’s Guild and New York Women in Film and Television. She holds a masters degree in Interactive Telecommunications (ITP) from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and a bachelor’s from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is available to teach group and individuals as well as specific Final Cut Pro training for Avid Editors. Stefanie can be reached at learnfcp@me.com

TESTIMONIALS
"Stefanie Dworkin is knowledgeable and adept at encouraging students at all levels. We worked through a basic introduction to Final Cut Pro 6. I came from a fairly tech-phobic background and found that Ms. Dworkin instilled confidence through her clarity and ease working with Final Cut Pro– showing me ways to problem solve based on my instincts while navigating the program. Stefanie keenly answered all questions and tailored the lesson plans and information to each student's individual needs. The class itself, had a very interactive tone with students learning from each other's questions while being guided in a very sure-footed manner by Ms. Dworkin. I highly recommend this class to anyone seeking to get acquainted with Final Cut Pro or sharpen their skills!" D. Cameron-Scorsese, Filmmaker/Actress

"Final Cut Pro 6 is definitely a much needed tool if you want to stay ahead of the game. With a creative innovator like Stefanie Dworkin teaching you the 'ins and outs, you'll be amazed at what you can do frame by frame. The huge sense of accomplishment you feel at the end of each class speaks for itself...For me..the goal was about building from that foundation and making the connection last... Overall, a truly SUPERB class!!"
J. Myers-Bartley, TV Reporter


Felix Endara
Thu 30 Sep 2010Link

POST-PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP for "AN INTERVIEW WITH SIMONE WEIL"

The internship for AN INTERVIEW WITH SIMONE WEIL, a feature-length documentary film by Julia Haslett, offers a unique opportunity to learn about post-production and preparation for a major European film festival premiere in November 2010. To view the trailer and learn more about the film, check out the film's website: www.linestreet.net.

Responsibilities

  • Requesting archival clearances & ordering master tapes
  • Assistant editing
  • Assistance with proposals and letters
  • Helping to manage post-production schedule for on-time delivery
  • Planning and organizing travel arrangements
  • Publicity and promotion of the film for festival circuit
  • Graphic design for DVD and poster art for films
  • Equipment and edit room maintenance and organization

Skills

  • Ability to handle multiple, immediate tasks while paying close attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and independently
  • Experience using Final Cut Pro and other related computer programs

Timeframe

ASAP through the end of November 2010.
We need someone who can commit to at least 30 hours a week.

This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong post-production background who's interested in taking their skills and experience to the next level.

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to:

Enrico Cullen
ricocullen@gmail.com


Laura Moire Paglin
Thu 30 Sep 2010Link

English to French translation needed for original screenplay (25 pages).
Negotiate for payment.
Script needed by October 10th, 2010
For more information, contact:
kailyne.waters@yahoo.com


Pola Rapaport
Fri 1 Oct 2010Link

Breaking Through:
An Experiential Workshop for Creative People

Description:
Use powerful Gestalt-based techniques to overcome your creative blocks.
Learn to confront people and situations from your past and present to move beyond obstacles to your creative expression.
Come prepared to engage and play with your favorite internal demons!

"I really loved the whole thing. The bodily-based work in the context of being in the present, different parts of the self talking to each other, embracing 'demons', hearing commonalities in our experiences- all of it, truly, frees up energy. The exercises were well-executed, fun, original. One of the best workshops I’ve ever attended." – R.C.

Who Should Attend:
Anyone who is- or wants to be- involved in a creative pursuit (e.g. writing, acting, starting a business, etc.)

Date: Wednesday, October 6th, 2010, 7-10 PM

Location: Chelsea, NYC

Fee: $75.00
SIGN UP NOW AND RECEIVE A LAST-MINUTE DISCOUNT FOR D-WORD READERS: 10% off- PAY ONLY $68.50

About the Workshop Leaders:
Pola Rapaport, a Guggenheim Fellow and award-winning filmmaker, has trained at Gestalt Associates for Psychotherapy.
Devra Fradin has been a leadership coach and group facilitator for twenty years. She uses experiential techniques to help get people to where they want to go.

To Register: Please register by sending an email to heldrap1@gmail.com
Payment by Paypal to polarap@gmail.com

Due to the interactive nature of this workshop, enrollment in each workshop is limited to 8 people.

To learn more, contact coachnyc@gmail.com

photo credit: Wolfgang Held
www.blindinglightfilms.com


Andy Schocken
Fri 1 Oct 2010Link

Anyone in NYC have a 5d Mark II (body+cards+batteries) available for rent Tue 10/5?


Kai Hsing
Wed 6 Oct 2010Link

We are a Peabody Award-winning youth-driven converged media production company that delivers the best youth news and culture and undiscovered talent to a cross section of audiences.

In the coming months, we are looking for experienced documentary filmmakers with a strong sense of storytelling and style who can tell unique stories for a culturally diverse, sophisticated young adult audience.

Though our budget is limited, we have distribution from public media outlets across the country and we are looking to support innovative shortform storytelling and experimentation.

Please send a short cover letter to videojobs@youthradio.org describing your filmmaking experience and interests, resume and links to relevant clips, as well as a description of your role in each film.


Felix Endara
Thu 7 Oct 2010Link

DocuClub in October!

Our October DocuClub will take place on Wednesday, October 20, 7 p.m., at DCTV [http://www.dctvny.org/], located at 87 Lafayette Street (at Walker; take N/R/Q/6 trains to Canal).

We will screen a rough cut of AN INTERVIEW WITH SIMONE WEIL by Julia Haslett. What response does seeing human suffering demand of us? Haslett seeks an answer in the controversial French philosopher and activist Simone Weil (1909-1943), whose life and work took on this question in a dramatic way. Adopting Weil as her guide through an engaging and profound moral landscape, Haslett goes on a journey to understand Weil’s loss of faith in revolutionary politics and the spiritual awakening that followed. Driving her obsession with Weil is the interwoven story of suffering within Haslett’s own family – her father's suicide when she was 17 and now her older brother's severe depression. When Weil dies from self-starvation at the height of World War II, Haslett is left wondering if death was the logical conclusion to Weil’s philosophy and her attempt to share the pain of others? The result is a deeply moving and unique documentary about what it means to bear witness to suffering, both near and far.

Director/Editor/Producer Julia Haslett makes expressionistic documentaries about contemporary and historical subjects. She is producer/director of the highly acclaimed WORLDS APART (2003) series about cross-cultural medicine, and producer of the companion hour-long documentary HOLD YOUR BREATH (2005), which broadcast on PBS in 2007. Her documentary shorts HURT & SAVE (2001), FLOODED (2003), ECLIPSED (2007), and PURE & SIMPLE (2008) have screened at numerous venues, including the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Rooftop Films, and the Black Maria Film Festival. She has worked at WGBH-Boston, the Discovery Channel, and as a Filmmaker-in-Residence at the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics. Haslett was awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship to advance her work on AN INTERVIEW WITH SIMONE WEIL, which is her first feature-length film.

Producer Fabrizia Galvagno has worked as a Project Development Manager and Producer with Arte, National Geographic, PBS, and TV Ontario. She developed LEONARDO DA VINCI: THE MAN BEHIND THE TURIN SHROUD? (2002) for National Geographic; RICE GIRLS (2003, Venice Film Festival) recently broadcast on Al Jazeera International; THE PRIME MINISTER AND THE PRESs (2003) for PBS; and GELATO: AN ENDLESS PASSION (2005), which aired on the Sundance Channel.

Producer Enrico Rossini Cullen is the Director of Development and External Affairs at Arts Engine. He has been a consulting producer on several of Arts Engine’s Big Mouth films, including ELECTION DAY (2008), ARCTIC SON (2007), and PUSHING THE ELEPHANT (2010), which premiered in June at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York City.

Cinematographer Thomas Torres Cordova is a filmmaker and installation artist. He shot the award-winning PBS-broadcast documentary STRANGE FRUIT (2002) directed by Joel Katz. His films/videos have aired on the Sundance Channel and screened at numerous festivals. His latest film, EVERYBODY LOVES THE SUNSHINE (2007), was featured last January in a solo show at the Amie and Tony James Gallery in New York City.

Consulting Editor Jonathan Oppenheim’s editing credits include SISTER HELEN, which won the documentary directing award at Sundance and CHILDREN UNDERGROUND, which was nominated for an Oscar and won the Sundance Special Jury Prize, Gotham, and IDA awards. He edited the classic documentary feature PARIS IS BURNING, and edited and co-produced Laura Poitras’ THE OATH.

Our moderator will be Shaady Salehi, Deputy Director at Active Voice, a nonprofit media strategy organization. Working as the intermediary between film producers and NGOs, Shaady specializes in the use of film and media to support long-term social change. She has spoken at film festivals and conferences nationwide, including SILVERDOCS, Making Your Media Matter, NAMAC and the National Black Programming Consortium's New Media Summit. Prior to joining the Active Voice team, she did her graduate studies in Cultural Anthropology, focusing on the role of the Internet in provoking cultural resistance and social change among urban youth in Iran. She holds an M.A. in Anthropology from the University of California, Davis, and is currently enrolled in Columbia University's Strategic Communications program, with an emphasis in communications for social justice.

Admission is free for current DocuClub members and $6 for non-members.

If you’re planning to attend, please RSVP to docuclub@artsengine.net [docuclub@artsengine.net].

Membership is an annual $50 and it includes free admission to all DocuClub events. It takes five minutes to join online:

http://www.artsengine.net/store/items/docuclub_membership_individual_rate


Gregg Schwenk
Tue 12 Oct 2010Link

In reply to Gregg Schwenk's post on Wed 18 Aug 2010 :

2011 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL EARLY BIRD DEADLINE OCT 22!

The NBFF Early Bird Deadline is approaching! Submit your film now to be part of the 2011 Newport Beach Film Festival and save!

*Receive a discount when you submit through Withoutabox!

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE:
OCTOBER 22

FEATURES: $35
SHORTS: $30

The 2011 festival will run from April 28th to May 5th, 2011

Visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com to submit


Katie Cook
Wed 13 Oct 2010Link

Find out HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY SUBMIT TO INDEPENDENT LENS! Join us tomorrow, Oct. 14th for the FREE DOC TALKS live interview with Lois Vossen, curator for the PBS series, Independent Lens. Listen in, ask questions and get the inside scoop on acquisition. Thursday, Oct. 14th 5pm Pacific (8pm Eastern) Register Now! http://bit.ly/3Z5Zjh

Learn more about DOC TALKS at http://www.documentaryhowto.com


Soudabeh Moradian
Thu 14 Oct 2010Link

My personal "SONY HVR-Z5U High Definition Camera" is available for rent.
Contact me via this email address for more details:
soudmore@gmail.com


Elizabeth Gesas
Fri 15 Oct 2010Link

Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker seeks full time Assistant. General administrative duties include answering calls, scheduling appointments and conference calls, maintaining both personal and work calendars, making travel arrangements, data gathering, ordering supplies, acting as runner, etc. Applicants must be high-energy, detail-oriented, self-motivated, willing to travel, and have a car.

PLEASE EMAIL RESUME: documentary.assistant@gmail.com


Don Alexander
Sun 17 Oct 2010Link

Seattle-area Assistance Needed!

Hi, I'm requesting camera help for an acquaintance in the Seattle area, who is one of the blogosphere's most promising talents. He is a Harvard MBA who is posting information and videos about how the REAL economy works to transfer wealth into the pockets of those who need it least. He already has an excellent series of Powerpoint-style videos on the Web, and is presently putting together some simple lecture-video tutorials. The content is wonderful, but his production technique borders on stone-age... (White balance and good audio would go a long way by themselves.) Compensation, if any, would be minimal, but any help at all with the shooting would make a big impact, and be greatly appreciated. Please send inquiries to Damon, at: strabes23@gmail.com
(It may take a day or two for reply.)
Thanks for reading!


Felix Endara
Mon 18 Oct 2010Link

“SHOOTING POVERTY” Film Screening and Networking Event, October 26, 7 p.m., New York City

Arts Engine, Oxfam, and Shooting People are proud to present a special screening of three short documentaries exposing the true cost of armed violence on poor communities around the world.

The films were made by young independent filmmakers from India, Brazil and Burundi as part of “Shooting Poverty,” a film competition sponsored by Oxfam (www.shootingpoverty.org).

The filmmakers will be present for a post-screening Q&A and a networking reception. (You must be 21 or older to attend the reception.)

Tuesday, October 26, 7 p.m.
Tribeca Cinemas, located at 54 Varick Street (New York City)
Admission is $8

For more details and to purchase tickets, please go to:
http://shootingpoverty.eventbrite.com/


Renata Fukuda
Mon 18 Oct 2010Link

Super Shorts and My Movie, a weekly programme of MY TV channel available on Sky 219, is now accepting short films submissions for consideration.
For all who recently directed or produced a short films, films, documentaries, animations, series and would like a wider audience to see it, please contact us.

Submissions are free of charge and all productions should be submitted individually, even when sent by the same director or producer.

About the channel
Website: http://www.tvmychannel.com/
My TV is an independent British entertainment channel available on Sky 219. Our daily schedule features fashion, gastronomy, music, films, shows and sports.

How to submit:
Please send a DVD (only DVD, we do not accept tapes) with your project and the release form signed to the follow adress:
My TV Channel
Super Shorts – Production
199-201 Seven Sisters Road
London – UK
N4 3NG

About the release form (Please contact us at production@tvmychannel.com)
This is a simple authorization as it is your work and you have to give us broadcast permission. You remain with all content copyright and there is no restriction regarding submitting the same material to film festivals.

Next step:
Our production will contact the producers to confirm if the submission was successful.

FAQ:

1) Will I still be able to send my work to other events and festivals?
Yes. We do not require exclusivity regarding festivals and events premieres. All producer / filmmakers are free to submit to as many as they feel doing so.

2) Will I be notified when my work will be shown on My TV?
Once you know your production has been approved, you can check My TV schedule available online at www.tvmychannel.com/tvschedule.html. The schedule is updated every Friday.

3) What else do I need to send?
We definitely need a synopsis about what is the production about. We also need warning in case of use of strong scenes, sexual or religious reference as it may affect the slot time where the film will be broadcast due OFCOM regulations.
If the producer/filmmaker send a press release or photos about the production we may use it to promote throughout or channels (website, newsletter and PR) but we can’t guarantee any exposure and pictures will not be returned.

4) When you deconstruct my work to use for channel publicity, will I be credited for my work?
If used only random scenes to promote the programs it won’t be credited individually. However when using pictures for printed material it will be credited.

Edited Mon 18 Oct 2010 by Renata Fukuda

Cindy L. Hill
Wed 20 Oct 2010Link

Hi, folks.

Still doing some fine tuning on our doc film, "The Last Flight of Petr Ginz", and working on recruiting our next class for the MA/MFA in documentary filmmaking at Wake Forest University in North Carolina. If you are interested or know anyone who might be interested in applying check out our program. www.wfu.edu/documentary


Fredric Lean
Fri 22 Oct 2010Link

I am looking for the opportunity to collaborate with a talented graphic designer proficient with After Effects, Photoshop, Motion Graphic in order to animate a storyboard (animatic)- a 2-3 minutes- and to integrate it in an interview for a documentary.

Please, email me your information and questions.


James Longley
Sat 23 Oct 2010Link

You might ask Chris Wong about this – he had some nice animations in his school doc.


Christopher Wong
Sat 23 Oct 2010Link

fredric, i would definitely recommend the guy i used for my doc (Zebediah Smith). he is affordable and extremely talented and diligent. let me know if you want to get his contact info. i will gladly introduce you.


Fredric Lean
Sat 23 Oct 2010Link

@James Longley Thank you James. That's very nice of you for taking the time to answer my ad. You are an inspiration to a lot of indie filmmakers, especially for us in Europe. I am French but reside in the US.

@Christopher. Thank you very much Christopher. I really appreciate you're also taking the time to answer my request. Yes, please email me his contact.


Dara Messinger
Mon 25 Oct 2010Link

New Yorkers! Two upcoming DCTV Presents screenings:

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DCTV Presents SHOOTING POVERTY
Thursday, October 28th, 7:30pm
DCTV, 87 Lafayette Street, NYC

Exposing the negative impact of guns and armed violence in poor communities, the international finalists from Oxfam’s Shooting Poverty documentary contest present their work to NYC.

See Bang for Your Buck from Burundi, Grosso Calibre from Brazil, and April 6th from India, at this unique event presented in collaboration with Oxfam and our BeyondBullets.org anti-gun violence media campaign.

Screening followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

FREE
Details: http://www.dctvny.org/events/shooting-poverty

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DCTV Presents TODAY
Thursday, November 4th, 7:30pm
DCTV, 87 Lafayette Street, NYC

Today is the only film of its kind, the true story of one day in the life of three families in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Stylistically bold, each scene shot with gripping intimacy, this film is about far more than just New Orleans. Amidst three fascinating families and their prayers, songs, fights, laughter, and love, Today is the story of a day in the life of America, in all of its beautiful, disturbing, hilarious glory.

Screening followed by a Q&A with Director Naftali Beane Rutter.

"One of the best movies I've seen in the last two years."
-Philip Maysles, Maysles Cinema

"Exquisitely made...moments and frames that come from deep insight into the human condition."
-Annie Roney, Rocco Films International

“Deeply enjoyable.”
-David Friesen, True False Film Festival

$8 – $12
Details & Tickets: http://www.dctvny.org/events/today


Felix Endara
Fri 29 Oct 2010Link

EDIT SUITE AVAILABLE FOR RENT

Private edit suite available within Chelsea media arts center. Includes the following:

Software:
Mac OS
Synchronize! Pro X backup software
Final Cut Pro 7
DVD Studio Pro 4.2.2

Hardware:
Computer:
Processor: Mac Pro G5 Quad-Core Intel Xeon 2.66GHZ Processor
Memory: 3 GB
Video: Nvidia GeForce GT 120
Video 2: BlackMagic DeckLink HD Extreme 3D
Monitor (Primary): Apple Cinema HD Display
Monitor (Secondary): Viewsonic VX715

Sony DVCam DSR-25 DVR Deck
Sony Trinitron PVM20-M2U Monitor
Mackie 1402-VLZ Pro 14-Channel Analog Mixer
Roland MA-12 Speaker Monitors
Dynex DX-26L150A11 Flatscreen HD Display

For more information, contact Steve (steve@artsengine.net) or call 646-230-6368, ext. 231.


Amie Segal
Fri 29 Oct 2010Link Tag

Hello Everyone,
Eyepop Productions is seeking a great Final Cut editor for a few small videos for non-profits and a couple of reality series presentations. Looking for someone who's fast, driven, and comfortable with lots of verite style footage, has a great sense of story, rhythm, style and is nice to work with. Send reels to amie@eyepopproductions.com


Katie Cook
Mon 1 Nov 2010Link

Find out about Cinereach Grants for nonfiction and fiction filmmakers! (Next Deadline December 1st)

Join us Nov. 4th for the free DocTalk with Cinereach. Since 2006 Cinereach has distributed over $4 million to 80 different projects. Live teleseminar, Thurs. Nov 4th 5pm Pacific.

Register at http://bit.ly/3Z5Zjh


Fred Silverman
Mon 1 Nov 2010Link Tag

Doug suggested I post about our new site -it is a global video news site http://www.newslook.com We curate video from major providers as well as independent voices. Please check us out and if your an indie documentarian and do short form news oriented pieces, we would be interested in looking at your work. We do a rev share and syndicate to a number of major news sites.

Fred S!ilverman


John Williams
Tue 2 Nov 2010Link

My nonprofit TV series, "SEA-Inside: Pacific Northwest" is coming to an internet near you! Now airing on about 70 community cable stations, this magazine style show about what's below the surface of Pacific Northwest waters is now available on iTunes and blip.tv, soon on Roku set-top boxes.

Each half-hour episode features several short videos, most documentary style, some artistic, poetic, etc. Four of the 21 episodes are on-line to date, more to come.

You can find out more at: http://SEA-Inside.org


Una Halloran
Wed 3 Nov 2010Link

I'm looking for a New York based writer or producer with a background in documentary film to write coverage on a feature film screenplay based on a true story (100 pages). Please email me with a note on your work experience and your coverage fee, nyclondon@lycos.com. Thanks.


Katie Cook
Wed 3 Nov 2010Link

Don't miss tomorrow's live DocTalk with Cinereach!

Cinereach is one of the most interesting and generous film funders currently supporting indie filmmakers. Join us for the free teleseminar Thursday, Nov. 4th, 5pm Pacific (8pm Eastern). Register now at the link below!

http://bit.ly/3Z5Zjh


Bill Kerrigan
Thu 4 Nov 2010Link

I would like to buy SLR lenses with settings of F1.8 and lower.
Thanks


Felix Endara
Fri 5 Nov 2010Link

DocuClub in November!

Our November DocuClub will take place on Wednesday, November 17, 7 p.m., at DCTV, located at 87 Lafayette Street (at Walker; take N/R/Q/6 trains to Canal).

We will screen a rough cut of When I Walk by Jason DaSilva. After working as a filmmaker for ten years, filmmaker DaSilva puts his experience with having progressive Multiple Sclerosis to the screen. His journey paints a picture of a complex disease amidst complex circumstances. The film weaves in interviews, explanations, and findings on MS within a jigsaw puzzle of incidents. When I Walk is a featured project of Tribeca All Access. For more info about the film, please go to: http://www.wheniwalk.com.

Director/Producer Jason DaSilva’s first collaborative feature film was CUBA DREAMS, shot in Havana in 1999, and screened at the Latin American Film Festival in Cuba later that year. His next film, OLIVIA'S PUZZLE, screened at more than 30 festivals including Sundance, received an Oscar qualification in the summer of 2003, and was broadcasted on HBO and PBS in 2004. His third film, LEST WE FORGET, premiered at the International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam in 2004. His most recent short TWINS OF MANKALA premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2006 and aired on PBS in 2006. DaSilva returned to his passion of interdisciplinary art, showing his time-based artwork at galleries internationally and at the Whitney Biennial 2006. His last documentary, FROM THE MOUTHPIECE ON BACK premiered at AFI/Dallas in 2008. DaSilva is a recipient of the Project: Involve Filmmaker Fellowship award from IFP/New York.

Our moderator will be Sarie Horowitz, Program Manager for the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. She has worked in the field of documentary film for more than a decade and began her career in film at the Independent Feature Project. She is the Director/Producer of the award-winning short THE SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL OF AMERICA and the Producer of the PBS short ORCHESTRA 2001. She produced the feature-length documentary THREE OF HEARTS: A POSTMODERN FAMILY that had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and aired on Bravo and the Sundance Channel. Horowitz is also the Producer of FALLOUT, SUPPLY & DEMAND, ENGINE OF CHANGE and is a Co-Producer on the feature documentary WELCOME TO SHELBYVILLE which premiered at the Hamptons International Film Festival and will air on Independent Lens in the Spring of 2011 .She worked as a Director/Producer for HealthiNation, producing short pieces on various health topics for Comcast On Demand. While working in documentary production, Sarie also served for five years as Program Director of DocuClub, a program that facilitates filmmakers in the making of their documentaries.

Admission is free for current DocuClub members and $6 for non-members.

If you’re planning to attend, please RSVP to docuclub@artsengine.net.

Membership is an annual $50 and it includes free admission to all DocuClub events. It takes five minutes to join online:

http://www.artsengine.net/store/items/docuclub_membership_individual_rate


Rachlee Gund
Fri 5 Nov 2010Link

Unique Furnished Private Office / Media Studio For Rent!

$600/month without computer
$700/month with computer
110 ft2 private furnished office connected to storefront gallery for month to month sublet.

110 ft2 private furnished office connected to storefront gallery for month to month sublet.
High speed internet + utilities included.
10 foot tin ceilings, one window, and closet.
Furnished with two desks, two office chairs, shelves and cabinets.
Power Mac Tower with fully equipped w/ Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite 3, Aperture, and other software.
Ability to book multi-purpose space for meetings, conference, photo shoots, etc.
Access to large courtyard with picnic table.
Many excellent lunch/coffee options nearby, and great post office within 1 block.
Great location & transportation, easy access to L/G/JMZ, street parking easy.

Based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, UnionDocs is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to present a broad range of innovative and thought-provoking non-fiction projects to the general public, while also cultivating specialized opportunities for learning, critical discourse, and creative collaboration for emerging media-makers, theorists, and curators.

Because UnionDocs seeks to support emerging as well as professional artists, we offer extremely competitive rates to rent this furnished office / media studio. Private and comfortable, this cute office has plenty of storage space and a computer fully equipped with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite 3, and Aperture.

Renters will also be able to book our main space as scheduling permits. There, one can hold meetings for up to 8 people, screen rough cuts of video projects with our high quality projector and sound equipment, hold portrait photo shoots or interviews.

If you are interested in booking this space, please contact lexi.henigman@uniondocs.org

Edited Fri 5 Nov 2010 by Rachlee Gund

Rachlee Gund
Fri 5 Nov 2010Link

Affordable Edit Suite For Daily / Weekly Rental!

$100/day (8am-6pm), $40 overtime shift
$350/week (unlimited access M-F)

100 ft² private edit suite connected to charming storefront microcinema.
Fully equipped high speed FCP edit station for HD video with excellent audio monitoring.
Zipping internet connection- 50MB down / 5MB.
Ability to book microcinema to test rough cuts with HD projector and high quality audio.
Access to large courtyard with picnic table.
Staff on hand during business hours to receive guests and packages.
Many excellent lunch/coffee options nearby, and great post office within 1 block.
Great location & transportation, easy access to L/G/JMZ, street parking easy.

Hardware Proficiency:
Mac Pro Desktop (with Mac OS X Leopard, 10.5) includes:
2 x 3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon with 14 GB RAM
ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT Graphics Card
20” Apple HD Cinema Display (1920 x 1200, 32 Bit)
DVD Burner
Mackie HR 824 High Resolution Studio Monitor Speakers
Eurorack UB 802 Low-Noise Design 8-Input 2-Bus Mixer

Software Proficiency:
Final Cut Suite Includes: Final Cut Pro 6.0, Motion, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Color, Cinema Tools
Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, InDesign, Dream Weaver, Stock Photos)
Aperture 1.5.6
Java 12.6.0

Based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, UnionDocs is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to present a broad range of innovative and thought-provoking non-fiction projects to the general public, while also cultivating specialized opportunities for learning, critical discourse, and creative collaboration for emerging media-makers, theorists, and curators. UnionDocs seeks to support emerging as well as professional artists, so we can offer extremely competitive rates to rent this edit suite.

If you are interested in booking this space, please contact lexi.henigman@uniondocs.org


Dara Messinger
Mon 8 Nov 2010Link

More November DCTV Presents screenings!

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DCTV Presents AFTER THE FALL
Wednesday, November 10th, 7:30pm
DCTV, 87 Lafayette Street, NYC

On the eve of Veteran's Day, we are honored to be screening this film fest favorite that follows two American journalists on their trip to Vietnam for the 30th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, and explores the profound impact of the war on their fathers – a US Marine Captain who served in Vietnam and a draft resister who moved to Canada in protest. Screening followed by a Q&A with Director Joe Pacheco.

$8 – $12
Details & Tickets: http://www.dctvny.org/events/after-fall

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DCTV Presents OUR HOUSE
Thursday, November 18th, 7:30pm
DCTV, 87 Lafayette Street, NYC

Illegal squatters. Anarchist radicals. Devout Christians. An alternative to the impersonal shelter system, 'Our House' provided the homeless a safe place where everyone lived communally and illegally in an abandoned Williamsburg warehouse. Recently premiering at Hot Docs, Our House will be followed by a Q&A with Directors Greg King & David Teague.

$8 – $12
Details & Tickets: http://www.dctvny.org/events/our-house


Aaron Soffin
Mon 8 Nov 2010Link

I've been helping out an education school (ie teacher training program) that uses video extensively in its curriculum. We film in great schools with great teachers, then cut that material up to demonstrate discrete techniques of teaching, both content oriented and classroom management oriented.

We're looking to bring on some extra help with the video work, including a ton of assistant editing work and some editing and shooting work. It's not documentary film work exactly, but I think it would be a great opportunity for someone getting started to get some serious experience with Final Cut and doc-style shooting.

Job description attached with contact info. Please feel free to contact me with questions as well.


Katie Cook
Tue 9 Nov 2010Link

Check out the THE CROWDFUNDING SUCCESS SUMMIT and put the power to fundraise and distribute in YOUR hands!
Learn how Crowdfunding can help you find, reach out and gain support from your "crowd". THE CROWDFUNDING SUCCESS SUMMIT is for filmmakers of ALL LEVELS, and ALL GENRES. We have assembled the very top people in film fundraising and Crowdfunding who will be presenting by webinar on the afternoon of December 5th. Sign up before November 15th and receive 50% off the full price of $97. Register and learn more at:

www.crowdfundingsummit.com


Gregg Schwenk
Wed 10 Nov 2010Link

2011 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL THANKSGIVING SPECIAL DEADLINE
Post

The deadline is approaching!

NOVEMBER 19
Features $45
Shorts $40

Submit on the web with Withoutabox.com and receive a discount! You can find the NBFF submissions link at www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com


Laura Moire Paglin
Wed 10 Nov 2010Link

In reply to Aaron Soffin's post on Mon 8 Nov 2010 :

I'm almost tempted to apply.


Yance Ford
Wed 10 Nov 2010Link

New HVX 200A Camera Package for Sale:

Barely out of the box used package includes:
Two 16gig A Series P2 cards, 2 Panasonic batteries, Duel Adaptor and Strut camera case.
Asking 3K but will consider reasonable offers. Email me if you're interested yanceford@gmail.com

Edited Wed 10 Nov 2010 by Yance Ford

Aaron Soffin
Wed 10 Nov 2010Link

In reply to Laura Moire Paglin's post on Tue 9 Nov 2010 :

:)


Marie-Helene Carleton
Thu 11 Nov 2010Link

Gorgeous 3000 sq foot loft studio share available in Red Hook, Brooklyn, above Fairway building right next to the water. Easy to get to by B61 bus from Park Slope and the F train. Beautifully restored building with central air and heat, nice light, secure, dog friendly and near great cupcakes. Perfect for film editor, architect, designer, photographer, etc. Half the studio is common space. $900/month for 250 sq ft, and $500/month for a desk. Month to month or longer available.

We are a small documentary film company currently in post-production on a feature-length documentary film, and looking to start the space with quiet, motivated, creative, responsible and dog-friendly creative people.

Please email emelie@fourcornersmedia.net with questions.


Steve Hyde
Sat 13 Nov 2010Link

Some 16mm and Super 8 mm film stock for sale super cheap with free shipping within USA. Check out my ebay page:

http://shop.ebay.com/stevejhyde/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=25

Edited Sat 13 Nov 2010 by Steve Hyde

James Longley
Sat 13 Nov 2010Link

In reply to Marie-Helene Carleton's post on Thu 11 Nov 2010 :

Will there still be space next fall?


Katja Heinemann
Sun 14 Nov 2010Link

Sound person or multi-media savvy shooter needed in Little Rock, AR – on very short notice: 2 day production (Tue 11/16 to Wed 11/17) for an editorial web feature is looking for help with sound or assisting on general production tasks, happy for any leads. contact@katjaheinemann.com


Katie Cook
Sun 14 Nov 2010Link

Only one day left to get 50% off the Crowdfunding Success Summit happening December 5th! Get tons of info on how to launch a successful grassroots fundraising campaign from the top people in fundraising and Crowdfunding. These experts will be presenting by webinar December 5th (which means you can be anywhere in the world to tune in!) But there's only one day left to get 50% off the full price of $97! Register now and learn more at:

http://www.crowdfundingsummit.com/


Marj Safinia
Mon 15 Nov 2010Link

Angeleno filmmakers: tomorrow night (Monday) I'm moderating and IDA Doc U panel called WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR DOC IS DONE

Eric d'Arbeloff from Roadside Attractions, Annie Roney from ro*co films, top international sales agent and gatekeeper to OWN's Oprah Winfrey's Documentary Film Club, Christian Gaines, lifelong festival guru and Elliott Kanbar from the Quad Cinema in NYC discuss the ins and outs of the business end of traditional distribution frankly. These are top tier gatekeepers, and coming to listen to them can save you months of learning curve. Seriously. For $20 or less, this is the smartest thing you can do with your Monday night. Plus a reception following at the Silent Movie Theater/Cinefamily on Fairfax.


Rob Hatch-Miller
Mon 15 Nov 2010Link

Canadian D-Worders:

I'm producing my second comedic music video for Funny Or Die. It takes place in Toronto but we're shooting here in New York. We're looking for a shooter up there in Canada to do an opening Toronto skyline shot on a Canon 5D or 7D. Our budget is ridiculously tiny but we can afford to pay you a little bit for an hour or two of work. This new video is for a very popular Canadian indie rock supergroup. Here's a link to see our previous video, which has been viewed around 130,000 times:

http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/3cbac7e38c/ted-leo-and-the-pharmacists-bottled-in-cork-official-video

Contact me for more info: robhatchmiller [at] gmail [dot] com


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