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In reply to Thomas Lennon's post on Tue 11 Oct 2011 :
To clarify: the gig listed above, for an Asistant Editor / Jr. Editor who reads and understands Mandarin, is in New York City
I'd love to let you know about the most exciting thing happening right now in my career- my documentary 'Girl with Black Balloons' about the oldest resident of the Chelsea Hotel will have a US premiere on Sunday Nov 6th and Mon Nov 7th @DOCNYCfestival. I hope to see you there. For tickets http://www.docnyc.net/film/girl-with-black-balloons/
Very exciting news indeed, Corinne, and much congrats. But next time you should post something like this in the Shameless Self-Promotion topic. Just to show we have no hard feelings, and to celebrate your success, free drinks for you today in the Bar & Grill.
Good Morning :
Hope everyone is doing well. I wanted to ask you for a huge favor...I've entered my doc, Eloy Take Two into a festival...It needs votes to be screened...Can you be most kind to share the link and paragraph below with your fbook friends and Help get this film screened........Thank you so much!! rso
Here's the Paragraph and link...Please share both Gracias!:
(feel free to change the paragraph if you like or leave as is)
My Friend's documentary, ELOY TAKE TWO, featuring Chicano artist, ELOY TORREZ and CHEECH MARIN has been entered into the ArcLight film festival. The film who's Trailer receives the most "likes" on the YouTube link will be accepted into the festival. Please take a moment to visit the link and click "Like" on the YOUTUBE page. Vote for Eloy Take Two!! Thank you!!
Partner Pictures is looking for a few people good people to join forces with. We are about to complete a Middle-Eastern-themed film directed by an award-winning filmmaker, assembled by an editor whose previous films have received an Academy Award and multiple other honors, and executive produced by a co-producer whose films have been nominated for an Academy Award and won multiple other honors. Although the film was produced on a shoe-string budget, it was finished by one of Europe's premier post-production facilities with a distinctly high-end color correction and superb sound-design.
The ideal candidates are extremely talented and hard working, dedicated and understands this pro bono work as a unique opportunity to branch or expand into the world of high-quality independent film.
Please apply only if you are extremely professional, hard-working and can demonstrate your track record via online portfolio.
Payment is on a lo/no/deferred basis.
Apply to: Sara Nodjoumi snodjoumi21 (at) gmail (dot) com
Here are the positions we're looking to fill:
TRAILER EDITOR: Ideal candidate can create an emotional and extremely engaging reel for an independent feature documentary that is preparing for its world premiere.
GRANT RESEARCHER/FUNDRAISER: The ideal candidate is extremely good at researching grant opportunities for a film that touches upon human rights, current affairs, sports, politics, religion, travel, feminism and other elements.
OUTREACH/SOCIAL NETWORKING COORDINATOR: The ideal candidate is extremely good at building and nurturing the widest possible audience for this film, draw traffic to the film's website, and create maximum visibility for the film through social media and other avenues.
WEB DESIGNER: We are looking for an outstanding web designer to produce a visually unique, efficient and easy-to-update website for an independent feature documentary that is preparing for its world premiere at a major international film festival.
Do any of you have Occupy footage shot outside the US that you would be willing to share? Heist: Who Stole the American Dream? just sold out 3 screenings at the Mill Valley Film Festival and we urgently need HD quality footage of Occupy groups in other countries. Please email asap.
I just wanted to let everyone know that I'm a non-union Director of Photography / Camera Operator with over 10 years of experience working on national TV commercials, music videos, and feature narrative films. My years of working in still photography gave me an extensive understanding of lighting and composition which I've segued into my cinematography. I'd like to get involved in making docs. Please check out my profile and feel free to contact me if you're in need of a DP and/or Camera Op.
thanks for your time,
DocuClub in November!
Our November DocuClub will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 7 p.m., at DCTV, located at 87 Lafayette (at Walker).
This month, we will screen a rough cut of Brasslands by the Meerkat Media Collective. Once a year, a tiny Serbian village explodes with brass cacophony and riotous celebration as half a million fans descend upon GuÄa, the worldâ€™s largest trumpet competition. On the 50th anniversary of the festival, an unlikely American brass band undertakes a journey to the source of their inspiration, barely a decade after NATO bombs rocked Belgrade. The citizens of GuÄa prepare for the oncoming hordes with a mix of national pride and nervous energy. The older generation has lived through world war, socialist rule, national fragmentation, and ethnic cleansing – all of which has given way to a festival at the center of a evolving national identity. Middle-aged business owners hope to capitalize on a growing festival and huge influx of cash. The youngest watch the best trumpeters in the world play their countryâ€™s traditional music; some yearn to play on that stage, while others throw on their headphones to pump Metallica and Lady Gaga. Brasslands explores the moment when cultural appropriation confronts its origin â€“ in this war-scarred landscape, disparate societies find common ground in a joyous, deeply transcendent music that leaves no ear unaffected. For more info about the film, and to preview a trailer, go to: http://brasslands.com/mkm-collective.
Meerkat Media Collective is a self-organized community of media makers committed to creating innovative and thought-provoking films through shared authorship. Since 2005, they have produced and distributed over twenty short films and two features. Their first feature documentary, Stages (2010), won Best Documentary and Audience Award at the HBO New York International Latino Film Festival. Work of the production team of more than fifteen meerkats behind Brasslands has been broadcast on PBS, HBO, The Discovery Channel, ESPN, MTV and ArtÃ©; streamed online via Time Magazine and The Onion News Network; and featured at festivals internationally, including Cannes, Silverdocs, Nashville Film Festival, Media that Matters, Locarno Film Festival and Sheffield Doc Fest. Learn more at meerkatmedia.org.
Our moderator will be filmmaker Kelly Anderson. She is an award-winning independent producer and director of documentary and narrative films. Her most recent production is Never Enough, a documentary about Americanâ€™s relationship with their material possessions, which won an Artistic Excellence award at the 2010 Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Other recent directing work includes Someplace Like Home, a documentary about the redevelopment of Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn, which she made for FUREE (Families United for Racial and Economic Equality). In 2004, Anderson produced and directed (with Tami Gold) and edited Every Mother's Son, a documentary for ITVS about mothers whose children have been killed by police officers and who have become national spokespeople on the issue of police brutality. Every Mother's Son premiered at Tribeca Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award, and had its broadcast premiere on PBSâ€™s P.O.V. series. Gold and Anderson also made Making a Killing, a half-hour documentary that addresses the marketing practices of the tobacco industry in the developing world. Making a Killing premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival, was screened for delegates at the World Health Organization and aired on television in Nigeria, Serbia, Lagos and Vietnam. In 2000, Anderson completed Shift, a one-hour drama for ITVS about the volatile relationship between a North Carolina waitress and a telemarketing prison inmate, which premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and aired on many PBS stations. Her other documentaries include Out at Work (with Tami Gold), which was screened at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival and was shown on HBO. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College in New York City. Learn more about her films at: www.andersongoldfilms.com.
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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.
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