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Doug Block
Thu 18 Oct 2007Link

Curses, you're not selling a Sony DSR-11 deck for a ridiculously low price.


Riley Morton
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

Doug,
you in the market for a DSR-11?
i've been giving some thought to selling mine...


Doug Block
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

Might be, Riley. Have one already but would be good to have a second for clones. It would have to be pretty cheap, though, because it's probably overkill for what I need.

Edited Fri 19 Oct 2007 by Doug Block

Christopher Wong
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

what price, riley? i might be interested...


Amelia Hanibelsz
Fri 19 Oct 2007Link

Hi i am looking to hire an Associate Producer who has strong experience with archive.

I am producing five biographies for A&E, Biography Channel and History International .

If anyone is interested please send your resume to : amelia@pangolinpictures.com

Many thanks !!


Erica Ginsberg
Sat 20 Oct 2007Link

Amelia, you want NY based or based anywhere?


John Burgan
Sun 21 Oct 2007Link

Fundraising Manager, CHANNEL FOUR BRITISH DOCUMENTARY FILM FOUNDATION

The Channel 4 British Documentary Film Foundation is a not-for-profit re-inventing British independent documentary.

Through our film fund and festival, we inspire and connect filmmakers and organisations, ensuring that groundbreaking documentaries are made and seen.

We need a FUNDRAISING MANAGER to:

- Manage and nurture existing relationships with public sector funders (e.g. Film Council, Skillset)

- Foster relationships with new partners/sponsors for the BRITDOC 08 festival, especially within film industry and public sector

We need an experienced, motivated and organised person, with proven track record of closing deals.

Working hours flexible.

£35k pro rata + performance bonuses.

More info & to apply: http://www.britdoc.org/apply


Patrick Brown
Mon 22 Oct 2007Link

I need information on issues related to exporting in FCP as quicktime movie.
Before I post in detail here I want to be certain this is appropriate.
Please advise or recommend a location or site.
Thanks!


Doug Block
Mon 22 Oct 2007Link

Kindly take this to The Mentoring Room topic, Patrick.


John Keltonic
Tue 23 Oct 2007Link

Sony DSR-PD150 3CCD Professional Camcorder PD-150 for sale - $1950.00 including all extras listed below.

I bought this camera for one project, and as the project is complete, no longer need this camera package anymore. As far as I can tell, this camera is in flawless condition, and in perfect working order.

Included with this camera are the following:

- Century .55X Wide Angle Adapter C65255
- TWO Sony NP F960 infoLihium Extra Life Batteries
- Teffen 58 mm Black Pro-Mist 1/8 Filter
- Teffen 58 mm Bladk Pro-Mist 1 Filter
- Teffen 58 mm 812 Warming Filter
- Sony BC V615 Battery Charger (charges all 3 batteries listed above)
- Sony RMT-811 Remote Control
- Sony NP – F330 Standard Battery
- Sony Lens Hood and Lens Cap
- Microphone Holder
- Aluminum Custom foam lined Flight Case

According to recent ebay sales I checked,
- the Century Wide Angle Len averages $360.00 on eBay
- the extra long life batteries average $40 to $50 each on eBay
- the ProMist 1/8 Filter was $47.90 on ebay (new)
- the Pro-Mist 1 Filter averaged $39.90 on ebay
- the Pro-Mist 812 Warming Filter averaged $39.00 on ebay
- the custom flight cases average 56.00 on ebay

The value of all of these extras is conservatively over $600, according to ebay sales. Please check ebay prices yourself to confirm.

Hours Meter Lists Total Hours:
Operaton 63 X 10 H
Drum Run 31 X 10 H
Tape Run 18 X 10 H
Threading 89 X 10

Ebay Auctions Recently Sold List (which do not include the $600 in extras listed above):

$1895.00
http://cgi.ebay.com/Sony-DSR-PD150-3CCD-MiniDV-Camcorder-PD-150-Low-hours_W0QQitemZ230176819696QQihZ013QQcategoryZ20333QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

$1835.00
http://cgi.ebay.com/Sony-DSR-PD150-3CCD-MiniDV-Camcorder-PD-150-19x10-Hrs_W0QQitemZ280157263305QQihZ018QQcategoryZ20333QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

$1825.00
http://cgi.ebay.com/Sony-DSR-PD150-3CCD-Camcorder-27x10-Hrs-PD-150-Case_W0QQitemZ280157263284QQihZ018QQcategoryZ20333QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


Amelia Hanibelsz
Wed 24 Oct 2007Link

Pangolin is based in New York. Right now I am looking for AP's who have experience working for major cable networks i.e National Geographic, Discovery, A&E , etc. They need archive experience !!

I am also looking for an editor to work on one of these biographies for A&E . Must have experience editing a one hour for a network and confidence to work on a four week edit for both rough and fine cut.

If interested please email me at amelia@pangolinpictures.com


Melanie La Rosa
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

I'm looking for a good transcription service in NYC. Could be either an individual or a company, doesn't matter as long as its good quality work. Would welcome all referrals. Thanks d-worders ...


Danielle Beverly
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

Edited Thu 1 Nov 2007 by Danielle Beverly

Andrea Kreuzhage
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

The AFI Fest is opening today in Los Angeles! Please join us for the world premiere of 1000 Journals. We are screening in the International Documentary Competition, on

Sunday, November 4th, at 9:15 PM
Monday, November 5th, at 3:15 PM

All screenings are at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood. The film guide and box office are online at...
http://filmguide.afifest.com/tixSYS/2007/filmguide/title/detail/

Several of the 1000 journals will be attending, and you don't want to miss that!

More information, trailer, blog, and news on our website
http://www.1000journalsfilm.com/

If you are around, please grab me and say hello. Hope to see you at the screenings!


Christopher Wong
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

Hi Andrea,
Congrats on having your work screened at the AFI Fest -- your world premiere no less! Your website and trailer are fascinating, as is the concept of the 1000 Journals. We are very happy for you, and also glad that you have joined us here at the D-Word.

(I'm not quite sure why the Topic Cops erased your post in "Shameless Self Promotion" because many, many others have done the same thing; and as far as double-posting goes, i think it kind of makes sense for you to post both in the public and private topics b/c not all members read the public postings...)

Anyways, congratulations again and have a wonderful time! If I can make it out the ArcLight, I certainly will stop by and say hi.


Doug Block
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

Explanation given in the Shameless topic. But, hey, are Topic Cops not human?


Joe Moulins
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

Barely.


Niam Itani
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

In reply to Andrea Kreuzhage's post on Thu 1 Nov 2007 :
Congratulations Andrea!


Lisa Moricoli-Latham
Thu 1 Nov 2007Link

FOR SALE:

VERY LOW MILEAGE Canon Xl-1, used on a couple of rock videos, with great soft case
Focus Enhancements HD DTE Recorder, used two hours
Mac Book Pro 17", used two months, PRISTINE, with red protective cover
Pelican Case, used one month, gray with interchangeable nylon-covered foam dividers


Scarlett Shepard
Sat 3 Nov 2007Link Tag

Hello,
We are very proud to announce our call for entries.
Please feel free to share this message with your
friends, family and colleagues.
Thank You
Scarlett, Executive Director
SF Women's Film Festival


San Francisco International Women's Film Festival is a
community for advancement, celebration and
representation of women filmmakers. Our films and
screenings are selected and hosted by filmmakers,
professors and other notable figures in the world of
film.

San Francisco International Women's Film Festival
accepts films and videos of all lengths and genres:
narrative,documentary, music video, experimental
and animation.Films and video must be directed
or co-directed by women.

All Submissions should include an entry form. No entry
fee required. For more information or to request an
entry form email:scarlett@womensfilmfestival.us
Website: www.sfwff.com
www.myspace.com/sf_wff
Phone: 415-820-1500
(Deadline: December 1, 2007)


Lauren Feeney
Sun 4 Nov 2007Link

Garlic and Watermelons--Philly Screening

Our film Garlic and Watermelons will be screening on Friday night as part of the First Person Arts Festival.

Friday, November 9, 2007
5:00pm
2111 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA

For more information about the fest:
www.firstpersonarts.org

and more about the film:
www.patternfilms.com/garlic

Hope to see you there!


Monica Williams
Sun 4 Nov 2007Link

Hi Lisa,

What are you selling your Macbook Pro for?


John Burgan
Sun 4 Nov 2007Link

Monica, you may wish to email Lisa directly as she may not be checking in regularly. Click on her name for contact details.


Jo-Anne Velin
Mon 5 Nov 2007Link

Scarlett, thanks for the posting. Nice to see a film festival in the US that does not require entrance fees and will on-post to other groups if you like, via Cinema Nova. They have a terrific network of independent filmmakers from several countries. Good luck!


Sarah Hesterman
Mon 5 Nov 2007Link

Melanie, if you are still looking for someone, I do transcription. I have tons of experience transcribing interviews for docs. Email me sarah(at)lyricalfilms(dot)com


Amir Bar-Lev
Wed 7 Nov 2007Link

Hello everyone,
I'm considering an office move to Brooklyn, and wonder if anyone is interested in either SUBLETTING me a few desks' worth of space in their existing office, or in going in on a space together. Anywhere in the Burough will do. We'll likely be between 1-3 people on any given day.
Thanks!
Amir


Doug Block
Thu 8 Nov 2007Link

amir, you should register for the professional side of the d-word. you've only gone halfway in the process.


Niam Itani
Thu 8 Nov 2007Link

Amir, Robert Richter had an office to sublet somewhere in New York, am not sure where but you might want to check it through the search engine or contact Bob directly.


Sumi Somaskanda
Thu 8 Nov 2007Link

Documentary Filmmakers--are you tired of election coverage? Help Current TV change the way traditional media covers our national elections!

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Erica Ginsberg
Fri 9 Nov 2007Link

Docs in Progress returns to Washington DC on Friday, November 16. We will be screening two work-in-progress documentaries from Baltimore and Chicago. The filmmakers are eager to get feedback from a DC audience.

WHEN? Friday, November 16 from 7:00-10:00 pm

WHERE? Jack Morton Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University. Street address is 805 21st Street, NW Washington DC (at the corner of 21st and H Streets).

HOW MUCH? $5 suggested donation (cash at the door or in advance via Pay Pal)

WHAT'S SCREENING?

THE WALK-ONS by Tim Durham and Aimee Nowland (30 minutes)
College football may be best known for the frenzied competition for top recruits. But what of the local students who want to play for the team? With no full rides offered, these kids work part-time jobs to pay for their tuition. Trampled daily and sold on the hope that after a season or two, they might catch the coach's eye, these walk-ons are not ready to let go of their dreams to go further than the practice field.

MARE IGNOTUM (SEA OF MYSTERY) by Loretta Oleck Berger and Linton Suttner (70 minutes)
It's hard to miss Max Shapiro. Whether on his Harley or showing off his tattoos and pet snake, Max has traveled many lonely roads in his 70 years. But it is the less traveled inner road which most interests his niece as she takes us on a journey to discover more about him and herself in the process.

This program is organized by Adele Schmidt and Erica Ginsberg from Docs in Progress and is co-sponsored by The Documentary Center at the George Washington University.

For those not already familiar with Docs in Progress, you can find out more at www.docsinprogress.org


Amy King
Mon 12 Nov 2007Link

SILVERDOCS CALL FOR ENTRIES!

SILVERDOCS 2008 is open for submissions, seeking films that celebrate
the creative vision of independent filmmakers and the power of
documentary to expand our world-view and enhance our understanding of
the events around us.

Now entering its sixth year, SILVERDOCS has been hailed as the ’pre-
eminent US documentary festival” (Screen International) and as “non-
fiction nirvana” (Variety). The Festival features 100 films,
representing over 45 countries, and awards over $50,000 in cash and
prizes.

Documentaries should have been completed on or after March 2007, and
not screened on television or theatrically in the US prior to the
Festival.

SILVERDOCS is also accepting documentary grant proposals for the
$10,000 ACE (Animal Content in Entertainment) Grant for theatrical,
television, or new media projects featuring animal-related content.

PREVIEW FORMATS:
DVD or VHS (NTSC or PAL)

ENTRY FEES:
Shorts: $25-40
Features: $30-50

DEADLINES:
Early: January 11
Regular: February 15
Late: March 7

Past SILVERDOCS award winners include JESUS CAMP, BORN INTO BROTHELS,
DARWIN’S NIGHTMARE, MY ARCHITECT and STREET FIGHT, all of which were
nominated for Academy Awards. SILVERDOCS presented the world premiere
of THE BLOOD OF YINGZHOU DISTRICT, which won the 2007 Academy Award
for best documentary short.

Attend SILVERDOCS’ International Documentary Conference for four days
of cutting edge content in an intimate environment. The Conference
runs concurrently with the Festival and is fast becoming the must-
attend event for media professionals working at the cutting edge of
content, commerce and community.

www.SILVERDOCS.com


Heather Denehy
Fri 16 Nov 2007Link

Eyes of the World Media Group is hiring an Associate Producer for an educational video series on methamphetamine funded by The State of California and Tom and Stacy Siebel Foundation. Candidate must have significant production experience, strong handle on technology, excellent communication skills, and capability to handle demanding workload. Eyes of the World specializes in producing socially conscious media. More info on the company and the project at www.eyesoftheworldmediagroup.com. Offices near Sony Studios in Culver City. Compensation range is $600-800/wk depending on experience. To apply, send resume to heather@eowmg.com.


Danielle Fautrat
Sat 17 Nov 2007Link

$600-$800 a week for an experienced AP?! That's Internship bordering on junior researcher pay in my world. Project sounds interesting, but the money offered is taking the P...


Grace Stahre
Tue 20 Nov 2007Link

Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival Call for Films!

We're looking for the best in environmental documentaries, narratives, shorts, ad campaigns, PSAs, and new media. We welcome entries related to climate change, consumption, solutions, environmental justice, energy, transportation, sustainable living, food production, wildlife, oceans, rivers, forests, restoration, and other environmental topics. Films addressing social themes with an environmental component will also be considered.

This is our 10-year anniversary; entries that explore how environmental media and messaging have developed over that time (or generally) are also encouraged.

English or English subtitles only. While the maximum length for submissions is 90 minutes with rare exceptions, screening time is limited and shorter pieces may have a better chance of being accepted.

Selected films have the chance to become part of the "Best of Fest," approximately 10 films so honored after the festival based in large part on audience ratings.

Deadlines and entry fees are as follows:
By December 15: $25 (reg) $20 (student)
By January 15: $40 (reg) $30 (student)
By February 15 deadline: $50 (reg) $35 (student)

See our site for more information!

http://hazelfilm.org/2008fest/2008submit.html


John Brodie
Wed 21 Nov 2007Link

Seeking finishing funds for MONTAUK UNVEILED, our doc about The Montauk Project. First of its kind, the subject has never been tackled before. Alleged mind control, time travel experiments and abductions carried out at the old Camp Hero at Montauk Point, New York between 1970 and 1983. Principal photography is done and we are beginning post now. A tease trailer is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Igt9BEHE12g


Jason Rosette
Wed 21 Nov 2007Link

++ CAMBOTUBE.COM ~ Upload your Cambodia / Cambodia (and SE Asian region) Related Clips ++

Just launched, Cambotube.com is a Youtube-style video sharing community dedicated to videos about Cambodia and the Region.

The Cambodia Daily has already heralded Cambotube as "an important tool for democracy" [see the article at www.cambotube.com/documents/c_daily_cambotube.pdf]

We continue to seek clips related to:

  • Indigenous Perspectives
  • The ongoing KR Trials
  • Contemporary Issues in Cambodia (and the region)
  • Opinions
  • Movie Clips and Trailers

Check out http://www.cambotube.com for more info, it's FREE to register and upload!

Cambotube is currently a grass roots, voluntary initiative; if you would like to be involved in helping to support and grow Cambotube, send an email to camerado@camerado.com

((( Sok Sabai )))


Jesse Zook Mann
Thu 22 Nov 2007Link

hi peoples -

i have a used pd-150 bare bones with a charger and a bag at a dirt cheap price on ebay. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MESEX:IT&item=300174137316

i also have a dsr-11 for anyone interested, make me an offer. im buying an hvx and looking to sell some of the sd gear.


Christopher Wong
Fri 23 Nov 2007Link

how many hours does your dsr-11 have? and are you the first owner?


Jesse Zook Mann
Fri 23 Nov 2007Link

im the first owner. prob a bazillion hrs but it works great. i can check when i get home sunday.


Lucia Small
Mon 26 Nov 2007Link

Hello doc community. I am new to D-word. This is my first posting.

Seeking an intern (20 hours/week) to help with distribution of my new film THE AXE IN THE ATTIC. Right person with enough experience, minimal pay. Dreaming for someone who wants to develop into a Producer to help with future projects.

AXE premiered at the New York Film Festival and is featured as the opening night screening for Boston's Human Rights Watch Film Festival at the MFA, January 16.

I recently relocated from Boston (hi Boston) to New York (hi NY). Temporary home office in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Please send resume to: lucia@smallangstfilms.com
Web Sites: http://www.theaxeintheattic.com
and http://www.myfatherthegenius.com

Thank you all, and thank Doug Block for your support!


Erica Ginsberg
Mon 26 Nov 2007Link

INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY WORK-IN-PROGRESS COMPETITION

Docs in Progress is partnering with NomadsLand to curate a special virtual work-in-progress competition for short and feature documentaries from around the world which are seeking to gain valuable feedback at the rough cut stage of the editing process. Please see Hidden Section below for more details.

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Edited Mon 26 Nov 2007 by Erica Ginsberg

Doug Block
Mon 26 Nov 2007Link

Welcome, Lucia. I'm not clear, are you thanking me for my support or imploring everyone else to thank me for their support? (Though people can certainly feel free to thank me for no reason whatsoever.)

Anyway, good to have you posting here at last. Now get your butt over to the Introduce Yourself topic and tell us all about yourself.


Heather Denehy
Mon 26 Nov 2007Link

Eyes of the World Media Group is hiring a Production Assistant. Candidate must have production experience and solid computer skills in addition to excellent communication and problem solving abilities. Assistant Editor experience or knowledge of Final Cut is preferred. Eyes of the World specializes in producing socially conscious film and media. More info on the company and our current production at www.eyesoftheworldmediagroup.com. Offices near Sony Studios in Culver city. $ 12 per hour. To apply, send resume to assistant@eowmg.com.


Angela Tucker
Thu 29 Nov 2007Link

Hey everyone-

This is my first posting. I can not believe it took me so long to join! I work at Big Mouth Films, the production arm of Arts Engine, Inc. (Check us out at www.artsengine.net.) We are hiring. Here are the stats:

Coordinator, Docuclub and Fiscal Sponsorship Programs
This full-time position is an excellent opportunity to join a team of experienced film and web professionals and help Arts Engine, Inc. better serve the independent film community. Candidate should be a resourceful self-starter and able to take initiative in a fast-paced media arts organization. They must be able to work calmly in a demanding, and visible position. The ideal candidate will be able to anticipate needs and keep staff informed of problems or issues affecting specific projects and the organization as a whole.

Responsible for the day-to-day execution and success of all events and communication related to launching Docuclub at Arts Engine. Also responsible for tasks associated with serving as liaison to filmmakers with respect to Arts Engine’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program.

Coordinator will work closely with other staff in the Production Department as well as with the Director of Operations to ensure consistent and timely coordination of all Docuclub activities and filmmaker relations.

Tasks include:
• Oversee all aspects of membership relations for Docuclub.
• Coordinate all Docuclub events, including In-The-Works screenings.
• Generate ideas for marketing and promoting Docuclub and Arts Engine’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program.
• Serve as liaison to all fiscal sponsorees.
• Coordinate production information sessions.
• Work with Docuclub partners to develop program.
• Coordinate other necessary services for filmmakers affiliated with Arts Engine’s programs.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Experience coordinating events
• Familiarity with the field of independent documentary film.
• Must work well with a team
• Superior communication skills
• Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational and planning skills
• Proficient with Mac computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.

Email applications to hr@artsengine.net. Please no phone calls or faxes.


Doug Block
Thu 29 Nov 2007Link

Angela, would be great if you could do a more in-depth intro to the glory of you at the Introduce Yourself topic.


Elizabeth Westrate
Fri 30 Nov 2007Link

Angela is a fine producer and great pal, just in case anyone was wondering. Big Mouth/Arts Engine is a fantastic organization. Glad to see you here, Angela!

And thanks, Doug, Just... in general.


Michael Paul Giarrusso
Wed 5 Dec 2007Link

WIN $500.00 WITH YOUR DIRECTING TALENT

Are you out of ideas? Need a little cash and a project for your portfolio? Indy artist Michael Paul is looking for an up-and-coming director to create a music video for his new single, “Struggle (Symphonic).” Work from an existing storyboard/concept or create your own. Artist is available for participation.

There will be three winners – 1st place wins $500.00, 2nd $200.00 and 3rd $100.00 cash. Submissions must be received by June 1, 2008. You can get more information, download a copy of the existing storyboard and check out Michael Paul’s new single, “Struggle (Symphonic),” by going to http://MichaelPaulMusic.com


Doug Block
Wed 5 Dec 2007Link

You're welcome, Beth. Both in general and specifically.


Maria Yatskova-Ibrahimova
Fri 7 Dec 2007Link

Please come out and support Miss GULAG at our IFC one-time only screening presented by Stranger Than Fiction. Here's all the info – we're super psyched and excited – I'm even coming from Azerbaijan – so please tell your friends, forward in an email, text message, fax, telegram, carrier pigeon etc.

MISS GULAG
Q&A with director Maria Yatskova,
producers Raphaela Neihausen & Irina Vodar
Stranger Than Fiction
Thursday Night Special

THURSDAY, DEC 13: STF has one more 2007 treat. Director Maria Yatskova, visiting from Baku, Azerbaijan, will join her NY-based producers Raphaela Neihausen and Irina Vodar to present MISS GULAG. This will be its first New York sneak preview following its celebrated festival run at Berlinale, Silverdocs, Seattle, Sheffield and others.

ORDER MISS GULAG TICKETS NOW!

WINTER SPECIAL SCREENING
MISS GULAG
THURSDAY, DEC 13, 8 PM
Individual tickets on sale now.

"A smashing debut by a young documentarian who discovers a unique way to investigate contemporary Russian society." (Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter). Miss Gulag chronicles the lives of three inmates at a Siberian women's prison during the time of its annual beauty pageant. Although they endure incredible adversity in and out of prison, they manage to uphold their humanity and humor through the comforts of music, love, and outrageous fashion.

http://www.movietickets.com/house_detail.asp?house_id=9598&rdate=12%2F13%2F2007


Rosemary Rotondi
Fri 14 Dec 2007Link

Hi Everyone! Happy Holidays! Just want to make all aware and offer my services as a researcher if requiring an archival researcher for any 2008 projects. My resume is located on-line at:

http://www.archivalfilmresearch.com. I have 22 years of experience. All the best, Rosemary Ann Rotondi

A few people from time to time say that they are seeking a transcriber in NYC. I know a good person, Donna Cheng, donnacheng@nyc.rr.com.


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