Teaching Artists

Michael Anthony

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Ronda Barrett

Ronda Barrett is a story facilitator, producing books and documentaries that explore the life stories of individuals, families and organizations. After years of telling the organizational stories of her clients at a DC marketing firm, in 2006, she established Honor Your Story and has been helping people to document their histories ever since. She guides clients through a review of their experiences as well as their photos, documents and memorabilia. In her role as a family history facilitator... Read more
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Khiné Bonner

Teaches Youth Documentary Filmmaking Camp Khiné Bonner is a producer, editor, colorist, and media literacy educator. He also was a 2018 Docs In Progress Fellow. He's designed and developed youth media and filmmaking curriculum for a myriad of nonprofit organizations in the Washington metropolitan area and he's also the lead editor at TEK Creative, a small production agency based in Washington, DC. Khiné's clients have included the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the Luce Arts Foundation, the ... Read more
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Susanne Coates

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Sharon Crissinger

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Cucillo Consad

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Larry Engel

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Sam Hampton

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Richard Hall

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H. Paul Moon

Teaches Introductory and Intermediate Documentary Editing H. Paul Moon (zenviolence.com) is a filmmaker, professor and attorney whose works include short and feature-length documentaries, featured and awarded at over two hundred film festivals worldwide. He teaches editing at George Mason University and Docs In Progress, and manages a network of online communities at focuspulling.com and docofilm.com that keep pace with new camera technologies and documentary news. Works include Sitka: A Pian... Read more
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Olha Onyshko

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Andrea Passafiume

Teaches Film Festival strategies Andrea Passafiume is currently Assistant Programmer of documentaries for the Tribeca Film Festival as well as Program Director for Docs in Progress. She has served on the ​Screening Committees for DOC NYC and Camden International Film Festival as well as numerous film juries and panels. Previously, she was Head Programmer for AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute’s prestigious documentary film festival held annually in the Washington DC area. Andrea is also a... Read more
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Bonnie Rowan

Teaches Archival Research With a graduate degree in film Bonnie Rowan came from Wisconsin to work for the U.S. Information Agency but soon was teaching film studies and production as an assistant professor at Towson University in Baltimore. She wrote two books describing media resources in the Washington area, then began a 30-year career as a professional on-site media researcher. Rowan has credits on over 650 productions, was nominated for an Emmy for research for RAPE OF EUROPA and another ... Read more
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Adele Schmidt

Teaches Documentary Structure and Storytelling; The Art of the Interview; Documentary Filmmaking from A to Z; Writing for Documentary, Fundraising for Documentary Adele Schmidt co-founded Docs In Progress in 2004 and served as part of its founding staff from 2009-2010. Adele was instrumental in helping the organization expand beyond its signature work-in-progress screenings to provide a full array of educational, professional development, and mentoring programs for emerging documentary filmm... Read more
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Marilyn Stone

Teaches Intro to Documentary Production Marilyn Stone is the Visual Media & Imaging Specialist at the Montgomery County Department of Parks in Silver Spring, Maryland. She earned a Master of Arts degree in Film & Media Production from American University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University. Marilyn’s academic and professional background includes eight years of collective experience in both documentary video producti... Read more
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David Taylor

Teaches Writing the Documentary Treatment As a freelance writer who crafts character-driven narratives that explore history, science and culture, David Taylor enjoys collaborating with other creative partners in storytelling. The mediums range from books, articles and short fiction to talks and film. He typically works with agencies, nonprofits, filmmakers and science partners to find the story of a few people, and then delves in for the deepest impact. The methods usually combine oral histor... Read more
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Emily Wathen

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