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Marj Safinia
Mon 20 Feb 2012Link

Last minute tickets are still available for tonight's IDA/DOC U event in Los Angeles. We'll be discussing the Academy Award for Documentary, and the new rule changes. How will they affect the environment for doc makers? What were the problems they were trying to solve, and do the new rules actually address them, or make them worse.

Join me and Steve Pond (The Wrap), Dana Harris (IndieWire), James Moll (AMPAS) and Dusty Smith (Roadside Attractions) at Cinefamily @ The Silent Movie Theatre on Monday at 7:30pm.

I've also now secured a D-Word discount for the event. You can buy tickets at http://doc-u-feb-20.eventbrite.com/?discount=DWORDDOCU and enter the discount code DWORDDOCU.


Tim VandeSteeg
Tue 21 Feb 2012Link

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Nina Gilden Seavey
Tue 21 Feb 2012Link

The Documentary Center at George Washington University is currently recruiting for the position of Executive Associate to the Director.

The role of the Executive Associate at The Documentary Center is an exceptionally important one. This position acts as the right hand, and frequently on behalf of, the Center Director. We are a small office but have a very large mandate, which is to teach documentary production, to host screening exhibitions, and to produce award-winning films for international audiences.

Ranked as one of the top ten documentary programs in the nation, it is the responsibility of the Executive Associate to maintain the standards and presence of The Documentary Center to many and varied communities. The person in the position has daily responsibilities for the administrative and fiduciary organization of the Center, responds to inquiries from potential students and manages our admissions process for The Institute for Documentary Filmmaking, oversees our digital production and post-production technologies as our students move through the Institute process, plans and executes all screening and special events that frequently include partnerships with embassies, film festivals and other academic institutions, conducts all of our social media, marketing, advertising, and promotional campaigns, manages our web presence, and provides general assistance in the support of Documentary Center films and distribution.

The ideal candidate is someone who has superior writing and organizational skills, with a strong foundation in social media, website, digital media and post-production technologies and applications, can manage many kinds of projects at the same time and who can work well independently.

The position is full-time, compensation is between $40,000-$45,000 with full health, dental, and tuition benefits.

In order to apply go to: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/7392

The position is listed as an Executive Support Assistant III in the Center for History in the Media (now known as The Documentary Center)

No phone calls, please


Will Kreth
Tue 21 Feb 2012Link

Hi D-Word Community-

First met Doug Block in Thom Power's Documentary Producing class at NYU last year and I'm glad to be here.

Anyway, we all know the power of a really great doc trailer as a calling-card to open doors and build production teams – so we're looking for a editor / "trailer doctor" in NYC to re-cut our 10min trailer down to less than 3 min (see link to YT). The doc is called "Get It All Out" – and it's a story about the power of a long-lost music songbook to survive decades in the hearts and minds of those who first heard it and made it. It's cross-platform project that includes a feature, an album, an eBook and a 10 piece orchestra (down from 13 last year, due to market conditions).

Give it a look and let us know what you think by sending along an email to info(at)mediagroove(dot)com with your CV/resume, experience and links to your previous editing work.

Thanks!

Will

www.getitalloutmovie.com

Edited Wed 22 Feb 2012 by Doug Block

Doug Block
Wed 22 Feb 2012Link

Hey, Will, glad to see you made it here. I edited your post only to change your email address (spelling out the "at" and "dot"). Since this is a public topic, you'd be subjected to spammers, otherwise.


Will Kreth
Thu 23 Feb 2012Link

Thanks, Doug – forgot about that! I hope to see you at DIY Days this year.


Doug Block
Thu 23 Feb 2012Link

Love DIY Days, so hope to go again this year. Have they announced when it is?


Angela Alston
Fri 24 Feb 2012Link

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT 101
I Made a Film, Now What?
Mar. 22, 6-10 pm, New York City

This is a hands-on workshop for independent filmmakers. We'll provide you with the tools for creating a working outreach plan. You'll leave with the draft of your outreach outline, the basic building block for your film's campaign. Come prepared to engage!

Subjects covered

core audience
creative outreach strategies
social media--platforms & tools & strategy
partnerships
resources
collaborative workspaces
case histories

Limit: 12 participants.

Requirements: laptop equipped for wifi; a film you're working on (at any stage)

Note: If space is still available, registration at the door will be $100 for members of partner organizations/students/seniors and $125 for the general public.

NYC Partner Organizations: I Can Still Do That Foundation, Shooting People NY, D-Word.

"I really truly couldn’t have done this without you."--Director Ben Kalina, Shored Up, writing about his successful Kickstarter campaign

MocaMedia specializes in creating and implementing community engagement campaigns for independendent filmmakers. Films we've represented include A Sea Change, Mothers of Bedford, Saint Misbehavin': The Wavy Gravy Story, Women in the Dirt, and Mission of Mermaids.

REGISTER at: http://a3.acteva.com/orderbooking/bookEvent/A316145


Bill Kerrigan
Tue 28 Feb 2012Link

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The lens support has never been used and the adapter has been used twice.

The adapter allows you to attach any Nikon-mounted lens to the Sony NEX-3/5/7, NEX-VG10/20 and the Sony NEX FS-100 cameras. It is compatible with DX and 35mm format lenses and also supports lenses with or without aperture rings.

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Will Kreth
Tue 28 Feb 2012Link

Doug – Sorry for missing your reply – DIY Days is THIS SATURDAY, March 3rd. Same location as last year – New School. http://diydays.com/


Doug Block
Tue 28 Feb 2012Link

Urgh, wish I knew sooner. Just committed to something else on Saturday.


Laura Moire Paglin
Thu 1 Mar 2012Link

Selling my Zacuto Z finder. Bought it new for $400. If interested, make me an offer.
lpaglin@enDOTcom


Jonathan Crosby
Tue 6 Mar 2012Link

Hello all. I am looking for an archival research/copyright clearance person. Must have experience doing research and copyright work for documentary film/publishing. This may be a full-time job for the month of March. San Francisco Bay Area a plus, but not required. Contact yyohan 'at' yahoo.com


Jason Hutt
Wed 7 Mar 2012Link

Wonderful office is available for share. The office is clean and large with wood floors, high ceilings, great natural light and central air conditioning/heat. The building is safe and quiet with lots of friendly, creative neighbors on the floor: doc filmmakers, photographers, etc. Great location, a few blocks from either the 7th Avenue or 15th Street/Prospect Park F stops and lots of great bodegas, cafes, Prospect Park, Celebrate Brooklyn, etc.

Space is available April 1 for short or long term rental. The ideal candidate is someone who works independently or creatively and is not on the phone all day. You'd get a large work space that includes wireless internet, refrigerator and espresso/coffee machine. There is currently an oversized desk, chair and shelves for your use or you can bring your own.

Rent is negotiable, between $275-300, depending on your work schedule (nights, weekends, days, etc) so please let me know what kind of work you do and your typical work week--if you have one.

Photos can be seen here:

http://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/off/2889659473.html


Andrea Swift
Wed 7 Mar 2012Link

Looking for a Native American Documentary-maker

Hi all,

A NYFA thesis student from Bulgaria will soon begin shooting a doc about an Omaha Sioux family who are trying to maintain and nourish their traditional ways against rather daunting societal, economic, and now medical odds. She and I would both like to get her connected to a Native American documentarian for mentoring as she goes. It could be as significant or minimal as anyone is willing to do. She has great craft mentors through the school. And she will have the guidance and advice of several Omaha people. Still, while some of her faculty have made docs with and about Native Americans, none of the Omaha advisers knows anything about filmmaking and none of us has the prospective that an actual Native American might lend her. She'd love to find someone Omaha but will thrilled with anyone who could combine some knowledge of film making with a Native American personal perspective.

Anyone?

Please email me at aswift@nyfa.edu if you, or someone you know, might be willing to help.

Thanks!
Andrea

Edited Thu 8 Mar 2012 by Andrea Swift

Jill Woodward
Thu 8 Mar 2012Link

Looking for shooter in Cincinnati for Thursday March 28 and Friday March 29, with gear, for medical related interviews & b-roll. The person will also being doing sound and need to have appropriate lav mic for interview. Possibly lighting also. I will be there as producer and camera assistant. Will need to capture or transfer files on location before I return to NYC. $600/day. jill at jillwoodward dot com


Elizabeth Westrate
Thu 8 Mar 2012Link

Christina King might have ideas for you, Andrea. She is currently Director of Production at Arts Angine in NYC, and she is Native American (Navajo, I think?) She is on Facebook, or feel free to email me for her contact info.


Bill Kerrigan
Fri 9 Mar 2012Link

In reply to Andrea Swift's post on Wed 7 Mar 2012 :

I'll pass your request on to a few friends.


Jesse Zook Mann
Fri 9 Mar 2012Link

Need steady cam op with EX1/3 with wide angle 3 days of week of 3/19 on long island. anyone have anyone? jesse@zookmann.com


Margaret Longley
Mon 12 Mar 2012Link

Looking for a handheld rig suitable for the Sony F3 for Tues. March 13th--in Seattle. Please email me: margaretlongley(at)gmail(dot)com Thanks!


Tracy Droz Tragos
Tue 13 Mar 2012Link

I am looking for a field sound recordist in Missouri. We'd especially like it if you had your own package. Please email me: tracy(at)dinkypictures(dot)com


Bert Shapiro
Tue 13 Mar 2012Link

Anthology Archives NYC

"Speaking for Myself" Directed by Bert Shapiro, screens tonight 6pm.

Just joined D-Word so would be happy to meet other members who can attend.


Mary Iannone
Tue 13 Mar 2012Link

from Arts Engine, Inc.:

Our next DocuClub will take place on Thursday, March 22, 7 p.m. at DCTV, located at 87 Lafayette (at Walker). This month, we will screen a rough cut of Changing Face of Harlem by award-winning filmmaker Shawn Batey. March's DocuClub will be moderated by Marilyn Ness, Arts Engine's Director of Production.

Changing Face of Harlem is a one-hour documentary that examines the revitalization of Harlem told through the deeply personal stories of its residents, small business owners, politicians, developers and clergy. The film takes a critical look at Harlem’s history, early development, and present transformation. Twenty years ago, according to the press, Harlem was a crime-ridden ghetto full of hoodlums and drugs. Though recognized internationally as “The Black Mecca,” the historic neighborhood was overlooked for decades. Longtime residents weathered the storm despite the lack of city services and building landlord abandonment. Bank practices of redlining in the 1980’s prevented many residents from purchasing turn of the century brownstones within their own blocks. Recently, however Harlem has matured into a prosperous locale for commercial and corporate interests. As New York City exhausts its scarce amount of centrally located prime real estate, it has marketed Harlem as an ideal investment. With this influx of new investment has come a younger, more professional, and affluent class of residents. The film offers fresh perspectives from community members on the pressing issues of class, cultural preservation and sustainability.

If you’re planning to attend, please RSVP to docuclub@artsengine.net. Admission at DCTV is free for current DocuClub members and $6 for non-members.
Tickets will be sold at the door, cash only.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

No admittance after 7:15 p.m. 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

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Brian St. Denis
Wed 14 Mar 2012Link

Point of View Magazine's Marc Glassman had a chance to talk to Wim Wenders about his successful documentary "Pina." To accompany the most recent issue's cover piece, we have uploaded the interview for you to enjoy on YouTube. Check it out!

Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/POVmagazine


Judd Ehrlich
Wed 14 Mar 2012Link

we have a desk(s) available in our dumbo studio for $350 per month (or less for more than one desk).

pics + info here: https://www.loosecubes.com/workspaces/brooklyn/brooklyn-film-networks#/overview

thx!

judd[at]bkfn[dot]org


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