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Doug Block
Tue 3 Jan 2006Link
peace 'n love back at ya, asar. welcome aboard.

Katie Robbins
Wed 4 Jan 2006Link
Hi, I'm a New York based filmmaker. I also work for a production
company that is trying to branch out from doing primarily long form
journalistic documentaries to include some educational/industrial
work. I'm trying to do some research on those markets- are they
growing, are there numbers available on sales, etc. Has anyone seen
such information? Thanks so much.

Doug Block
Wed 4 Jan 2006Link
hmm, wouldn't even know where to start. time to google and see what
happens, i guess. but welcome here, for all your doc needs.

Katie Robbins
Wed 4 Jan 2006Link
thanks so much for the welcome.

i've been googling like mad, and thus far to no avail

Robert Goodman
Wed 4 Jan 2006Link
as someone who did that work for 25+ years I'd say you're a bit late
to the game. It's all moved to the web. These days most is 2-3 minute
pieces done for websites - and done very cheaply.

Katie Robbins
Wed 4 Jan 2006Link
did you do more educational stuff for schools or more
industrial/corporate work?

Robert Goodman
Wed 4 Jan 2006Link
I did mostly corporate though also did a series of programs for schools.
The educational stuff for schools was all under 4 minutes tied to text
books. The longest was 4 minutes that covered WWII and the Holocaust.
It's educational support and when classes are 20 minutes long you
don't have time to do more than flash cards.

Corporate stuff was generally 8-15 minutes. Long was 20.

Katie Robbins
Wed 4 Jan 2006Link
Are there big companies that specialize in corporate stuff that I
could look to for information?

Robert Goodman
Thu 5 Jan 2006Link
The Jack Mortons of the world are pretty much gone. There are a few
large players - companies with a 100 people or so scattered around the
country in specialized markets. The only larger ones are the guys
doing meetings and incentive travel.

Chris Brown
Fri 6 Jan 2006Link
Hello everyone. I'm new in town. I'm working as an assistant editor
on a doc. that just moved up here. I'm excited to be here and looking
to do good work. I'm from Austin and am very interested in music/
concert/musician documentaries. Also, live video for shows too. I work
with both Avid and FCP focusing on work with HD.

Currently, we are looking for an empty space to set-up in. The sooner
the better. Something in Manhattan, with internet access, and 24/7
access. If anyone knows anything please let me know. Thanks guys and
good luck!! CB

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