Cinematography faculty Kirsten Johnson‘s CAMERAPERSON screens across town at New Directors/New Films this month. The film is her second as director, but she has DP’d more than 40 features!
Down in North Carolina, lots of SocDoc faculty & alumni films are showing at the always exemplary Full Frame Festival. These include the premiere of Sam Pollard’s new film TWO TRAINS RUNNIN’, and continuing on the festival circuit: LIFE, ANIMATED, which also screens at Tribeca Film Festival (faculty Richard Hankin is consulting editor & alumnus Lindsay Richardson is Associate Producer), TRAPPED, which also is in theatrical release now (alumnus Dana Kalmey is Associate Producer), NORMAN LEAR: JUST ANOTHER VERSION OF YOU (camera pp is alumnus Jenni Morello) and TONY ROBBINS: I AM NOT YOUR GURU (lensed by faculty Bob Richman).
SocDoc is proud to partner again with the Socially Relevant Festival, hosting two panels on Saturday, March 19: “Revisiting Distribution” and “Shaping The Documentary” here at our theater. The panels feature expert insights about current methods of distirbution, as well as critical tips for shaping story structure. The festival is also screening two shorts from our alumni: Amitabh Joshi‘s THE MILK MAN and Victor Ilyukhin‘s TWO AND TWENTY TROUBLES – check them out! SR Festival discounted tickets for the SocDoc community, using partner code SR2016GEN