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Welcome to The D-Word! Stop in and sign the guest book - let us know a little (or a lot) about yourself.

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John Burgan
Tue 20 Jan 2009Link

Thomas, feel free to sign up as a Full Member

BTW I think one of my former students is still at Zelig, Francesca Scalisi!

Roxana Ion
Tue 20 Jan 2009Link

In reply to John Burgan's post on Tue 20 Jan 2009 :
Thank you for this information,John. I'll try to AGDOK.

Ian Campbell
Tue 20 Jan 2009Link

Hi all. I was referred here off another group, Doculink. I'm a director of photography who's been dabbling in docs for awhile now. I'm currently trying to figure out what to do with a travel show that I have just completed, I have 3 1/2 hr episodes ready to go but since my experience has been in production I have no connections with cable networks or any other types of distribution. I'd greatly appreciate any feedback or help with getting some sort of rep or agent.
That was a long winded intro but thanks for reading and I look forward to meeting people here.

Nigel Walker
Wed 21 Jan 2009Link

Ian, you might want to offer the clips as Quicktimes, as Flash only files are not as accessible.

Alexandra Lescaze
Wed 21 Jan 2009Link

Dear D-word members,

I am a documentary filmmaker AND the Executive Director of the Sidney Hillman Foundation which has been giving out prestigious journalism awards for 50 years. Broadcast is a (relatively) new category so I am trying to nourish it and hope that some of you fellow documentary filmmakers will submit. Criteria is your film must be about a social or economic justice issue and have been broadcast in 2008!

Please see our website: for more information and to see judges and past winners


Alexandra Lescaze
Wed 21 Jan 2009Link

PS postmark deadline is January 31!

Marcia Pacheco
Wed 21 Jan 2009Link

Hi to all!

I'm a new member here in the D word and a new documentary filmmaker too. I mean really new! I'm finishing my masters degree in mass communication and my thesis project is a documentary on photography: My first child. I've made a living as a photographer and photography professor for the last few years which makes this new stage an extremely exciting one.

Doug Block
Wed 21 Jan 2009Link

Hi Marcia and welcome to The D-Word. Best of luck on your thesis project. Care to share more about it?

Tanner Wolfe
Wed 21 Jan 2009Link

Hello everyone,

I am a cinematographer based in Los Angeles. However, I spent most of the last year in Cambodia, India, Iraq, Israel, Guatemala, etc. Although I work in narrative films as well, I absolutely love documentaries. I look forward to learning from everyone here as well as sharing my own knowledge. Cheers.


Doug Block
Wed 21 Jan 2009Link

Cheers back at ya, Tanner. Welcome aboard.

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