Fellows Perspective: The Difference Between Moving and Doing

Throughout the year, we’ll be featuring each of our Fellows as guest bloggers where they will share their thoughts on their films, filmmaking, or anything they think would be of interest to the documentary community. This month we hear from Saaret Yoseph who has been working on a documentary exploring the complexity of Ethiopian-American identity. Continue reading

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Review: The Wolfpack and Cinephilia

Part of a series of reviews of classic and contemporary documentaries by Joshua Glick, Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies at Hendrix College. Since its January 2015 premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, The Wolfpack has received glowing praise … Continue reading

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Documentary Inspiration Awards Wrap-Up

On Tuesday, September 29, Docs In Progress honored director Marshall Curry and editor Matthew Hamachek at our first ever Documentary Inspiration Awards.  Enthusiastic audience members braved the pounding rain to join us for the evening of conversation with the filmmakers … Continue reading

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Welcoming Remarks: Documentary Inspiration Awards 2015

Read the transcript of the welcoming remarks given by Docs In Progress Board Chair Kiley Kraskoukas and by Board Member Sarah Katz at the organization’s first Documentary Inspiration Awards, held September 29, 2015 at the GALA Hispanic Theatre in Washington DC. Continue reading

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Fellows Perspective: Is this Idea Too Nutty?

Throughout the year, we’ll be featuring each of our Fellows as guest bloggers where they will share their thoughts on their films, filmmaking, or anything they think would be of interest to the documentary community. This month we hear from Bonnie Rich who has turned the camera on herself and her family for a humorous exploration of identity. Continue reading

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Jeff Krulik on Turning 30 Years of Video and Ephemera into a “Collection”

Filmmaker-in-Residence Jeff Krulik reflects on the process of organizing video and ephemeral materials from a 30-year career which has spanned a revolution in video technology. Continue reading

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Fellows Perspective: Hanna Stawicki on a Filmmaker’s Ethical Responsibilities

Throughout the year, we’ll be featuring each of our Fellows as guest bloggers where they will share their thoughts on their films, filmmaking, or anything they think would be of interest to the documentary community. This month we hear from Hanna Stawicki who has been thinking a lot about ethical responsibilities as she works on her film Caste Out. Continue reading

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Roundtable Roundup: Insurance

In June 2015, the Documentary Roundtable welcomed Meghan Shriver, Arts Insurance Manager for MDP, Inc. (Maury Donnelly & Parr, Inc.), an insurance broker based in Baltimore but with offices around the country and licensed to sell insurance in 50 states. She joined the Roundtable to help filmmakers understand different types of insurance coverage for freelancers, films, and production companies. Matt Radcliff shares his notes from the session here. Continue reading

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AFI DOCS 2015: A PREVIEW

June is upon us and so too is the DMV’s biggest week of documentary. AFI DOCS returns to the area June 17-21. This year the festival is showcasing more than 80 films over the course of five days at eight different venues in Silver Spring and Washington DC. Continue reading

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FELLOWS PERSPECTIVE: EMMA MANKEY-HIDEM FINDS FUN AND FORESIGHT IN FESTIVALS

Throughout the year, we’ll be featuring each of our Fellows as guest bloggers where they will share their thoughts on their films, filmmaking, or anything they think would be of interest to the documentary community. This month we hear from Emma Mankey-Hidem who recently attended several film festivals as part of her planning for the life of her own film Blue Ridge Barnum. Continue reading

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