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Vivian Kleiman
Mon 18 Aug 2014Link

In reply to Rebecca Romani's post on Sat 16 Aug 2014 :

Do you want content information? Or archival footage info? The King of Archival footage is Kenn Rabin (Fulcrum Media), who was responsible for that series and more.


Gregg Schwenk
Mon 18 Aug 2014Link

2015 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS!

Celebrating its 16th year, the Newport Beach Film Festival is now open for submissions!

Named one of the “Top Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine for five years running, the Newport Beach Film Festival will run from April 23rd to April 30th, 2015.

Enter your film now through Withoutabox or FilmFreeway

For more information, visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com

NBFF showcases great Features and Shorts documentaries alike and is seeking to develop another great year. Past documentaries included Opening Night film Broadway Idiot, which had cast and band in attendance and 2014 Oscar-nominated short Facing Fear, which the subjects of the documentary attended the screening for a special Q&A.


Michal Goldman
Tue 19 Aug 2014Link

I'm looking for a production assistant who speaks Arabic and is also fluent in social media, for my film on Gamal Abdel Nasser. We're in the greater Boston area. Please get in touch with me here: michal(at)filmmakerscollab(dot)org. THANKS!


Carolyn Matthews
Tue 19 Aug 2014Link

2015 Boulder International Film Festival is now open for submissions!

The Boulder International Film Festival (March 5-8, 2015) in Boulder, Colorado is a four-day celebration of cinema that attracts over 25,000 film enthusiasts, media, and industry each year. With exciting networking events, A-list filmmaker and celebrity attendees, countless opportunities for widespread exposure, and some of the best films and filmmakers working today, it's clear why BIFF was named one of Moviemaker Magazine's "25 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" and "25 Coolest Film Festivals."

Filmmakers enjoy luxurious accommodations, an exclusive Red Carpet VIP Pass, and a travel stipend (for feature length films). BIFF receives 100 million media impressions each year and the Festival PR firm works diligently to shine the spotlight on individual films and filmmakers. Of course, most people come to Colorado in March to ski! Filmmakers can head up to the slopes for some of the best skiing of the year, complements of BIFF. World-class food and drink and fantastic parties every night all add up to one of the most welcoming, filmmaker-friendly festivals on the circuit.

Many of the most admired talents in Hollywood have been honored at the Festival, including award-winning actress Shirley MacLaine at BIFF 2014 (shortly after she was presented with the Kennedy Center Honors), and actors Alec Baldwin, Martin Sheen, William H. Macy, Blythe Danner, James Franco, and director Oliver Stone, among others.

Submit to BIFF today, you’ll love it here. http://www.biff1.com/film-makers/
Official Deadline: September 5th.

Edited Tue 19 Aug 2014 by Carolyn Matthews

Mike Paterson
Wed 20 Aug 2014Link

I'm trying to help sell some of David Herman's equipment on behalf of his family. All equipment is in good condition. Could arrange to ship smaller items internationally. I'm not sure what a fair price is for a lot of the stuff but we're obviously trying to get the best for Margaretha and the family. There's a lot more miscellaneous kit which I'm not sure what to do with – mics stands, clamps, magic arms, cheap monitors, old computers etc – I haven't catalogued it all yet. If anyone has any UK-based suggestions for what to do with miscellaneous kit please get in touch. The most immediately obvious saleable items are:

Sony PMW-EX3 camera + batteries + SxS cards + Kata case
Ewamarine VEX3 underwater housing for Sony EX3
Lowel lighting kit in case – 2 x Tota lights, 1 x Omni light, 1 x L7 light + stands, accs & case
Sanken CS-1 microphone
Sennheiser G3 radio mic kit – 606-648MHz range
Manfrotto 525MVB tripod with 503 head
Manfrotto 561b monopod with head
Paglight with C6 powerpack


Cheree Dillon
Wed 20 Aug 2014Link

It's not a documentary but its a free movie screening!!

__________________

You and a Guest are invited to a special screening of

PRIDE

Winner of the Queer Palm at Cannes Film Festival

PRIDE is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers’ families. Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person. As the strike drags on, the two groups discover that standing together makes for the strongest union of all.

The cast is led by Bill Nighy (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), Imelda Staunton (Maleficent), Dominic West (The Hour), Paddy Considine (Submarine), Andrew Scott (Sherlock), Joseph Gilgun (Lockout), George MacKay (How I Live Now) and Ben Schnetzer (Warcraft). Directed by Tony Award®-winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage) from a screenplay by Stephen Beresford, the dramatic comedy was produced by David Livingstone with Cameron McCracken, Christine Langan and Natascha Wharton serving as executive producers.

Limited Release on September 19th, 2014

For More Info

DATE: Thursday, August 21st

TIME: 7pm

VENUE: AMC Loews Orpheum, 1538 Third Avenue

RSVP here: https://www.123signup.com/register?id=ytmgy

Please Note:

This invitation is non-transferable and has no cash value. Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP does not guarantee seating. We overbook to account for cancellations and no-shows so please arrive early. Attending the screening requires yours presence at the Q&A.

Please bring your RSVP confirmation for admittance. If you have RSVP'd and find that you cannot attend, please cancel ASAP so that we can fill your seat with another member.

Join the conversation on Twitter: #nywiftlive | @nywift

NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


lulu Fries'dat
Wed 20 Aug 2014Link

SEEKING CAMERA/SOUND PERSON FOR SEPTEMBER
http://tibetinsong.com/
Documentary on the history of Buddhism looking for 1 person to do camera and sound for 2 to 3 weeks in India. We have equipment – 5D and 70D plus Tascam audio and mics, but need talented documentary camera/audio person. Our first film “Tibet in Song” won the Special Jury Prize for Documentary at Sundance. We can provide air fare, room & board, but not additional salary. Please email resume, references and reel to Ngawang Choephel at nchoephel(at)gmail(dot)com. Thank you.

Edited Wed 20 Aug 2014 by Doug Block

Doug Block
Wed 20 Aug 2014Link

lulu, I changed the email address to longhand to avoid your getting spammed (as this is a public topic).

Also, you certainly qualify as a professional member, so you should register for that.

Edited Wed 20 Aug 2014 by Doug Block

Rhiannon Fionn-Bowman
Thu 21 Aug 2014Link

Call for films about fracking from Working Films: http://workingfilms.org/article.php?id=513 Deadline today.


Jill Morley
Tue 26 Aug 2014Link

Looking for someone to color correct my film. Due to unfortunate circumstances, I had to completely re-uprez my film and in so doing, lost the original color correct. Have to do it again.

Trying to find someone to do a trade with since the cost of this and the re-online was completely unexpected. The person would get sole credit for this version which is for broadcast, VOD, Direct TV, and foreign.

I shoot with a Panasonic AC130, edit, and am very good with publicity and developing press releases and strategies for promotion. I also can teach boxing or tennis – experienced in both.

I am not good at exporting my film at the correct frame rate for distribution. jill at jillmorley.com


Tuvi Arbel
Thu 28 Aug 2014Link

Looking for a reasercher for an international documentary tv film, specializing in Cuba and the US in the 1930's.

Jacob Kozelchik who did "Body-power shows" in Havana , Cuba, in the 1930's, was Max Shmerling's (German boxer) body guard.
Max Shmerling was a boxer who competed against no other than Joe Lewis and held boxing shows across the US.
For a documentary starring Jacob Kozalchic,who was a concentration camp guard in Auschwitz, we are looking for pictures,movies,stills, newspaper/magazine clippings that tie him to boxing and body-power shows and his ties to the famous Al Capone Chicago mafia in the 1930's in Havana and the US.
Please contact:
Tuvi@arbeltelevision.com
amos@arbeltelevision.com amosaynor@gmail.com


Andy Schocken
Mon 1 Sep 2014Link

Anyone have any recs for a dependable PA in NYC? Paid gig downtown this Friday, 9/5. Will be mostly PA/grip duties, but may also be looking after a second camera angle. Please contact me at aschocken (at) gmail.


Kiley Kraskouskas
Wed 3 Sep 2014Link

I'm looking for a DP who can do sound for a shoot in Nashville/Lynchburg TN for September 10th. We're filming a documentary style short video at the Jack Daniel's distillery.
Please email me kiley@thinkingforwardmedia.com.


Gregg Schwenk
Wed 10 Sep 2014Link

Newport Beach Film Festival’s Autumn Deadline Approaching!

The 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from around the world, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films that will compete for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.
In addition to film screenings, the Festival hosts premiere galas, question and answer sessions with filmmakers, and an industry seminar series with topics that range from screenwriting and directing to editing and film music.

AUTUMN DEADLINE – SEPTEMBER 19

FEATURES: $40
SHORTS: $35

The 2015 Newport Beach Film Festival will run from April 23rd to April 30th, 2015.

For more information, visit www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com


Christa Majoras
Wed 10 Sep 2014Link

Anybody looking for transcripts? Email me for rates.


Sara Nodjoumi
Thu 11 Sep 2014Link

dear fellow-filmmakers – in an attempt to professionalize my voice-over work, here is a link to my website with a work-in-progress reel: http://snodjoumi21.wix.com/voiceover
i'm happy to audition for anything you might need!


Bill Kerrigan
Sun 14 Sep 2014Link

Between Sept 29th and Oct 2nd, I need an experienced drone operator with drone for aerial shots near Long Island, New York. I'll be using a Sony NEX7 or a Sony A7s.
bill(at)kerrigan(dot)ca

Edited Sun 14 Sep 2014 by Bill Kerrigan

Stephanie Gould
Mon 15 Sep 2014Link

Edit Room/ Suite for Rent in Gowanus, Brooklyn
$1000 / month
Room is 11.5 x 8 feet

Avid 6.5 editing suite, Mac Pro tower (Dual 2.93 Six Core, 12GB Ram) with dual display (1920 x 1200 resolution) monitors and additional 42” plasma screen, 14 channel audio mixing board, microphone and monitor speakers. Also installed with Final Cut Pro 7 software.

Room includes internet access, air conditioning and heating. Furniture includes edit desk and chair, producer’s desk and chair, couch.


Patrick Lile
Wed 17 Sep 2014Link

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Documentary Media

The Department of Radio/Television/Film at Northwestern University’s School of Communication is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor with an expertise in documentary media production. Our program emphasizes traditional documentaries as well as documentaries that utilize techniques borrowed from fiction, and/or fiction films that utilize documentary techniques. The ideal candidate will be a filmmaker who has directed or produced feature and/or short documentaries that have screened at noteworthy festivals and/or have been broadcast/cablecast/distributed. Candidates must have an MFA plus college teaching experience. Preferred secondary areas of documentary specialization include: cinematography (Canon C-100), sound (production and or post-production), or editing (Avid). In addition to maintaining a profile as a documentary filmmaker, the position involves teaching graduate courses and advising students in our MFA in Documentary Media program (www.docmedia.northwestern.edu) as well as undergraduate production courses in the Department.

Appointment starts September 1, 2015. Please forward a résumé, three recommendation letters, teaching evaluations and links to sample(s) to:

MFA in Documentary Media Search Committee
Department of Radio/Television/Film
Attn: Michelle Yamada
Northwestern University
1920 Campus Drive, second floor
Evanston, Illinois 60208-2270
docmedia[AT]northwestern.edu

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit materials by November 5, 2014, but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Sheila Canavan
Wed 17 Sep 2014Link

In reply to Tuvi Arbel's post on Thu 28 Aug 2014 :

You might ask Peter Kornbluh who is an expert on Cuba in security matters but he may know someone who could help.


Sheila Canavan
Wed 17 Sep 2014Link

In reply to Kevin Oliver's post on Wed 30 Jul 2014 : paid or unpaid internship and if paid at what rate?


Riccardo Valsecchi
6 days agoLink

For anyone who live in New York or is in New York on october 9th. We are organizing on October 9. a meeting for a new monthly event which will start from December at the Bat Haus in Bushwick. The idea is to organize a monthly screening for selected independent film never distributed or for film in advanced post-production, for which the authors wish a first feedback from the audience. On october 9. we will present 5 ongoing projects – intro, trailer and short discussion with the audience -, in order to build a first active community of participants. We are still selecting projects, so email if you want to participate. email me: rvalsecchi(at)iCloud.com. all the best


Doug Block
5 days agoLink

NYC OFFICE SHARE (SoHo – 6th Ave & Spring St) – A pretty spectacular and relatively affordable room with a huge balcony is available and I'm looking for someone (or possibly 2) to share it with. We'd have to act FAST, though! If you're interested, contact me ASAP: doug(at)d-word(dot)com


Trace Sheehan
5 days agoLink

Hello D-worders! We are looking for a talented, super confident PA in Des Moines, Iowa, and also separately, St. Louis, MO, who can help us get around, keep our DP covered, do releases, lunches, etc...

Rate is $150/day and dates are:

Des Moines, IA: 10/14 (half-day PM) thru 10/17.

St. Louis, MO: 10/19 & 10/20

The doc is fully-financed, directed by an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and centered around the future of food.

If you're in Iowa and/or Missouri and interested, please send an e-mail to futurefooddoc at gmail com and we can discuss further... Thanks!


Joseph Angier
about 14 hours agoLink

We are making a short film about environmental issues – our offices are in NYC and the shoots will be in PA/NJ. We would like to work with an experienced PA/ Assistant Editor who could help on shoots coming up in October/November and organize media on Adobe Premiere in our office. If that person also has Assist Camera/ Boom handling skills, great. Paid gig. Daily rate set according to experience. Pls write to joeangier@gmail.com


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