2016 ended on a great note thanks to many treasured members of our community. our Executive Director just wanted to give you a shout out for making a difference and investing in the future of Docs In Progress.
Nine representatives from local nonprofits have been selected for Docs In Progress' 2016 Nonprofit Video Workshop. They will gain valuable hands-on skills in video production and editing with the goal of strengthening their communications capacity.
Beginning this month, our full newsletter will be online rather than taking up too much space in your E-mail Inbox. Highlights this month include news of our 2016 Documentary Inspiration Awards, an Open Call for Board Members, Funding Deadlines, Alumni News and more...
Alyscia Cunningham (2016 Fellow) began filming subjects while working on her second book, I Am More Than My Hair: Bald and Beautiful Me, a social-change photography project paying tribute to girls and women who have lost their hair involuntarily. Along the way this became a new journey of discovery.
"We are so much more than our voices. We are our choices." This was just one takeaway from several of the top voiceover artists in the Washington DC region when they came together to speak at a Documentary Roundtable in May 2016 about how documentary filmmakers can work with talent. The joint WIFV/Docs In Progress Roundtable was held in partnership with WIFV's Talent Roundtable.
Koorosh Farchadi(2016 Fellow) went on a whirlwind journey to get behind the science and politics of climate change to hear from everyday farmers who are facing the impact of climate change with resilience.
He recounts the story of a 40-day cross-country production trip while filming his documentary HARVESTS OF HOPE.