• The Art of the Personal Documentary – with Yance Ford and Judith Helfand
    by The D-Word on July 19, 2022

    Acclaimed filmmakers Yance Ford (Strong Island) and Judith Helfand (A Healthy Baby Girl, Love & Stuff) share a candid, freewheeling conversation about the art of crafting personal documentaries. Whether you’re making a documentary about your or your family’s life experiences, are a first-person guide through a story, or simply love personal docs as a viewer, this discussion is for you. Moderated by D-Word founder and co-host Doug Block (51 Birch Street, The Kids Grow Up) This session was recorded on December 10, 2021. TO GET A NOTICE OF NEW “D-WORDS OF WISDOM” VIDEOS AS THEY’RE POSTED, AND TO SUPPORT US, IN GENERAL, PLEASE “SUBCRIBE.” SESSION NOTES: ​* Yance Ford: https://www.strongislandfilm.com/​ * Strong Island on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80168230 * J​udith Helfand: ​https://judithhelfand.com/ ​* A Healthy Baby Girl: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/a-healthy-baby-girl/id847565736 * Love & Stuff (short version): https://judithhelfand.com/films/love-stuff/ * Doug Block: https://www.dougblock.com/ * Doug Block’s Ten Rules of Personal Documentary Filmmaking: https://plane-cheetah-enxz.squarespace.com/blog-1 * Documentary professionals – for more info on The D-Word and to join (it’s free!): https://www.d-word.com #documentary #documentaries #storytelling #memoir

  • Neal Broffman, DP of “Wasteland” // Frame & Reference
    by OWL BOT on June 16, 2022

    Find F&R on your favorite Podcast app :: https://www.linktr.ee/FrameAndRefPod Follow Neal Website ► https://ajproduction.org/neal-broffman/ IMDb ► https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2968230/ Follow OWL BOT Subscribe ► http://bit.ly/SubOWLBOT Website ► https://www.owlbot.co Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/_owlbot Twitter ► https://www.twitter.com/_owlbot Follow ProVideo Coalition Website ► https://www.provideocoalition.com Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/provideocoalition Twitter ► https://www.twitter.com/ProVideo Shot/Cut by Kenny McMillan Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/kwmcmillan Twitter ► https://www.twitter.com/kwmcmillan Gear Used ► https://kit.co/owlbot Shop ► https://owl-bot.myshopify.com #NealBroffman #Wasteland #FrameAndReference

  • The 2022 Nominees for Best Documentary Motion Picture | PGA Awards Roundtable
    by Producers Guild of America on March 17, 2022

    Diane Becker (Fishbowl Films) hosts a virtual roundtable conversation with the 2022 nominees for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Picture. Representing this year’s films are: * Ascension: Jessica Kingdon * The First Wave: Jenna Millman * Flee: Monica Hellström * In The Same Breath: Nanfu Wang * The Rescue: John Battsek * Simple As Water: Megan Mylan * Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised): Joseph Patel * Writing With Fire: Sushmit Ghosh Recorded Tuesday, March 15, 2022. #pgaawards #documentaryfilm ABOUT: The Producers Guild of America is a non-profit trade organization that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Guild invests in its core values that benefit the industry at large. These values are rooted in facilitating employment of its members, advocating for sustainable practices in production that minimize human and environmental harm, ensuring a set culture that advances safety and creates viable pathways into the guild for the next generation of producers, particularly those from populations under-represented in the industry. Year-round it hosts a number of educational, mentoring and professional networking programs. WHERE TO FIND US: http://www.producersguild.org FOLLOW THE PGA: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pga/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/producersguild/ LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/producers-guild-of-america/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/producersguild YouTube: http://youtube.com/producersguild

  • Lucy and Desi – Official Trailer | Prime Video
    by Prime Video on February 14, 2022

    From director Amy Poehler, Lucy and Desi explores the unlikely partnership and enduring legacy of one of the most prolific power couples in entertainment history. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz risked everything to be together. Their love for each other led to the most influential show in the history of television, I Love Lucy. » SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/PrimeVideoSubscribe About Prime Video: Want to watch it now? We’ve got it. This week’s newest movies, last night’s TV shows, classic favorites, and more are available to stream instantly, plus all your videos are stored in Your Video Library. Over 150,000 movies and TV episodes, including thousands for Amazon Prime members at no additional cost. Get More Prime Video: Stream Now: http://bit.ly/WatchMorePrimeVideo Facebook: http://bit.ly/PrimeVideoFB Twitter: http://bit.ly/PrimeVideoTW Instagram: http://bit.ly/AmazonPrimeVideoIG Lucy and Desi – Official Trailer | Prime Video https://youtu.be/8Ab9IshCs1s Prime Video https://www.youtube.com/PrimeVideo #LucyandDesi #PrimeVideo

  • Forward Filmmaker EP08 – Director Akira Boch on documentaries, indie rock, and Asian culture
    by Filmhub on February 9, 2022

    This episode of Forward Filmmaker features Akira Boch. An LA-based, Emmy-winning filmmaker, Boch has been directing shorts, documentaries, and music videos since high school. His films reflect his strong ties to his Japanese heritage and passion for music. Among them are the PBS documentary Masters of Modern Design: The Art of the Japanese American Experience, as well as Atomic Café, which delves into the 70s LA Punk scene, and The Crumbles, an indie-rock comedy about an up and coming band. He discusses all of this, with an emphasis on how he infuses music and culture into his work. — Forward Filmmaker is brought to you by Filmhub, the distribution platform where thousands of independent filmmakers distribute and monetize their titles directly to streaming services – without giving up their rights or dealing with the traditional distribution pain points and middlemen. Go to filmhub.com to learn more.