We have 3 alumni from the Producers Academy working on the URBAN INDIANS documentary: Larry Pourier, Charles 'Boots' Kennedye and Lisa D. Olken. It's quite incredible that we all found one another and that we all have very fond memories of our time with Judith in Boston. …
Wanted to let you all know that Age of Champions had a great premiere at Silverdocs last month -- standing ovation from a sold-out crowd and a great article in the Washington Post. Check out the new trailer! Hope everyone's well,
I've officially departed from WNED and am now working as an independent. I had some great opportunities at WNED to produce some memorable films but I have a couple of my own projects in development that will keep me busy. One that we expect to start filming in the spring is about a singer/songwriter who rose from the Greenwich Village folk scene with the likes of Bob Dylan, Judy Collins, Phil Ochs and others. He's still out there plugging away so it should be a powerful film about a… Continue
Added by Paul Lamont on July 11, 2011 at 9:37am —
To fellow producers, whether at a station or independent ...
Unless some political miracle occurs, NJN Public Television ends forty years of local original production this Thursday and over a hundred people lose their jobs and say goodbye to what was an anomaly of a PBS station, but a good one if you wanted to do local production. WNET is slated to start a NJ-based subsidiary group that will operate the new station, but no one at NJN knows yet whether they will be a part of…
Dear fellow producers, The Games for Change Festival, the largest conference on social impact game in the world, has selected our game project to their Festival Demo Spotlight along with other five projects. I will have the chance to present SOS_SLAVES to an international panel of funders and designers at the main stage of the NYU Skirball Center on June 21st.
Here is the link to their site. Click on your SOS_SLAVES Game...
The PBS series, American Experience, will premiere my new film, TRIANGLE FIRE, this coming Monday, February 28, 2011 at 9:00pm (check your local listings). On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers died in a fire at the Triangle Waist Company. It was one of the largest workplace accidents in the nation’s history and few could deny that in the catastrophe lay a harsh truth: private industry had manufactured an industrial nightmare. From the ashes of the Triangle Waist Company arose the most… Continue
Added by Jamila Wignot on February 27, 2011 at 11:14pm —
The latest episode of our music program 11th & Grant with Eric Funk aired last night featuring a Brazilian Jazz Band called Rio. I directed this episode, with fellow alum Scott Sterling ('08) as editor. Enjoy!
In the Spring of 2009, the New York based photography duo Idris Rheubottom and Tony Craig and Detroit-based photographer Cybelle Codish collaborated to capture a series of still images that would portray the life and landscape of modern day Native Americans. Accompanying a documentary filmmaking crew, under the direction of… Continue
Added by Billy Luther on December 15, 2010 at 5:05pm —
I'm in need of a narrator for a film I'm currently finishing, and am hoping for some suggestions. I'm looking for someone with honesty and sincerity in their voice, and willing to work with a fairly modest budget. Any contacts and/or experiences would be most appreciated.
You can send me a message on this site, or email me at email@example.com, or call at 406-570-7366.
Exciting news! PBS has selected our series, America's Black Metropolis (ABM), for additional review for funding from the Diversity Innovation Fund. More than 200 programs were submitted; only 16 remain.
Now, I need your help. PBS will be using public comment to help determine which project(s) recieve funding. Your note of support can help make all the difference for ABM. DIFundSubmission@pbs.org
Just as my last doc, DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis, unveiled… Continue
The earthquake that struck Haiti in January of 2010 brought tragedy to an island that has seen more than its share of sorrow. Within days, the worldwide media descended on the island and just as quickly departed as other stories were deemed more important. Independent film and television Producer, Regge Life presents a film featuring CBS journalists, Correspondent Bill Whitaker and Producer Erin Lyall George who had the fortune to remain in Haiti for a month, witnessing more than any other… Continue
Hey everyone I've just uploaded a trailer for my latest film, "Songs of the Colorado." I'm doing a community screening Dec 11, Quechan Community Center here on the reservation. Let me know what you think.