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National Geographic Filmmaker: Cinematographer Dennis Boni
Dennis Boni is an award-winning cinematographer who has worked on such projects as the PBS series Journey to Planet Earth. A Steadicam operator for more than 20 years, Boni was…
National Geographic Filmmaker: Producer Kathleen Jones
Kathleen Jones has served as Unit Coordinator for Special Units, Field Producer and Associate Producer for programs at National Geographic TV. She is a writer and co-founder of Doc&aDrink, a…
National Geographic Filmmaker: Producer Roshini Thinakaran
Roshini Thinakaran is a filmmaker with National Geographic. Her focus is on regions devastated by war. Through her travels she has met women who are dedicated to moving on with…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Caren Cross
Caren Cross began her filmmaking career as writer/director of award winning documentary Lost and Found in Mexico. The film focuses on the reasons why U.S. citizens move to Mexico. *Gracie…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Christian D’Andrea
Christian D'Andrea is credited with co-developing a widely used energy bar for soldiers and civilians alike called SoldierFuel(tm); an idea he came up with while working on HALO: Freefall Warriors,…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Holly & Paul Fine
Holly and Paul Fine are a husband and wife team of documentary producer/directors. With over 38 years of experience in the industry, their works have garnered ten National Emmy and…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Lance Kramer
Lance Kramer is co-founder of Meridian Hill Pictures, a platform for producing independent social impact documentaries, commissioned films with leading nonprofit organizations and innovative media arts education programs. In 2014,…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Aviva Kempner
Aviva Kempner is a long time filmmaker whose works covered a broad range of issues, both domestic and international such as homelessness, civil rights and the Holocaust. The Life and…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Mimi Machado-Luces
Mimi Machado-Luces, Emmy, Telly and ProMax award winning; Producer, Writer, Director of documentary films, television programs, health education films, commercial advertisements and television promotion spots. She won critical acclaim with…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Mike Walter
Mike Walter, broadcast journalist turned filmmaker. His documentary film, Breaking News, Breaking Down, reveals for the first time how traumatic news events affect those who report them. Breaking News, Breaking…
Cinematographer: Documentary & News Estel Dillon
Estel Dillon is a photographer and editor with over 30 years working at NBC, NBC News, NBC Universal, NBC News Washington, D.C., and WWBT-TV. His awards include a National Emmy,…
Cinematographer: Documentary, Comedy & News Tom Kaufman
Tom Kaufman, cinematographer for NOVA Series and Fahrenheit 9/11. He has worked for National Geographic, Discovery Channels, British Broadcasting Corporation, WGBH, WNET and Academy Award-winners Mark Jonathan Harris, Charles Guggenheim…
Cinematographer: Documentary, Comedy & News Cuong LeNguyen
Cuong Lenguyen, Cinematographer/Producer/Director for Arlington Public School in Virginia for which he co-produced and edited the series, Claro! English for Parents, a program geared toward parents for whom English is…
Webisode Producer: Producer & Director Otessa Ghadar
Otessa Ghadar's, Orange Juice in Bishop's Garden, is presently the longest continually running show online. OJBG is the recipient of numerous awards, including ones from the Telly Awards, the Webby…
Webisode Producer: Producer & Director Kathryn O'Sullivan & Paul Awad
Kathryn O'Sullivan is the Producer/Writer of Thurston. Paul Awad is the Director of Thurston, a Western drama about the inhabitants of a remote mining town and their struggle for survival…

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Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Christian D’Andrea
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Christian D'Andrea is credited with co-developing a widely used energy bar for soldiers and civilians alike called SoldierFuel(tm); an idea he came up with while working on HALO: Freefall Warriors, a documentary he created and executive produced for Discovery Communication. D'Andrea produced Searching for God in Iraq, a six-part documentary…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Holly & Paul Fine
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Holly and Paul Fine are a husband and wife team of documentary producer/directors. With over 38 years of experience in the industry, their works have garnered ten National Emmy and 75 Local Emmy awards, as well as three Peabody awards. The couple had a long association with the CBS news…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Lance Kramer
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Lance Kramer is co-founder of Meridian Hill Pictures, a platform for producing independent social impact documentaries, commissioned films with leading nonprofit organizations and innovative media arts education programs. In 2014, Kramer accepted the Mayor's Arts Award in Innovation, the highest honor given to a working artist in Washington, DC.
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Aviva Kempner
Part of the Series: How to Make it in Film
Aviva Kempner is a long time filmmaker whose works covered a broad range of issues, both domestic and international such as homelessness, civil rights and the Holocaust. The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg is one of her most noted works. She served as the documentary's writer, director and producer.…
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Mimi Machado-Luces
Part of the Series: How to Make it in Film
Mimi Machado-Luces, Emmy, Telly and ProMax award winning; Producer, Writer, Director of documentary films, television programs, health education films, commercial advertisements and television promotion spots. She won critical acclaim with La Vida in Black, a character portrait of Afro-Latinos living in the Americas.
Documentary Filmmaker: Film & TV Mike Walter
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Mike Walter, broadcast journalist turned filmmaker. His documentary film, Breaking News, Breaking Down, reveals for the first time how traumatic news events affect those who report them. Breaking News, Breaking Down won the 2010 Cannes Best Short Documentary Award.
From Vérité to Virtual - Conversations On The Frontier Of Film And Anthropology
This documentary presents panel and roundtable conversations with leading documentary filmmakers, artists and ethnographers about the future of visual anthropology. Recorded at Temple University, the targeted conversations raise questions, among others, of collaboration, aesthetics, uses of new media, and how to build a cross-disciplinary approach that bridges methods of the…
National Geographic Filmmaker: Cinematographer Dennis Boni
Part of the Series: How to Make it in Film
Dennis Boni is an award-winning cinematographer who has worked on such projects as the PBS series Journey to Planet Earth. A Steadicam operator for more than 20 years, Boni was one of the few cinematographers handpicked to be trained by Garret Brown, inventor of the Steadicam. He was nominated for…
National Geographic Filmmaker: Producer Kathleen Jones
Part of the Series: How to Make it in Film
Kathleen Jones has served as Unit Coordinator for Special Units, Field Producer and Associate Producer for programs at National Geographic TV. She is a writer and co-founder of Doc&aDrink, a blog for those hooked on documentaries.
National Geographic Filmmaker: Producer Roshini Thinakaran
Part of the Series: How to Make it in Film
Roshini Thinakaran is a filmmaker with National Geographic. Her focus is on regions devastated by war. Through her travels she has met women who are dedicated to moving on with their lives, supporting their families and rebuilding their homelands. "My goal is to bring awareness to women who are making…
Cinematographer: Documentary & News Estel Dillon
Part of the Series: How to Make it in Film
Estel Dillon is a photographer and editor with over 30 years working at NBC, NBC News, NBC Universal, NBC News Washington, D.C., and WWBT-TV. His awards include a National Emmy, several first place awards from the White House News Photographer's Association, NPPA awards, regional Emmy awards and the NBC Ovation…