Teaching Artists

Michael Anthony

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Ronda Barrett

Teaches Legacy Video Ronda Barrett is a producer and story facilitator who has helped families and organizations capture their stories for over 20 years. Ever since her efforts in the mid-90s to help pregnant HIV-positive women to document their stories for their children, Ronda has been focused on the stories of everyday people. After working for years telling the organizational stories of her clients at a DC marketing firm, in 2003 she was inspired to return to individual and family stories... 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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Cucillo Consad

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Sharon Crissinger

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Larry Engel

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Erica Ginsberg

Teaches Pre-Production workshopsFacilitates the Fellowship, Peer Pitch, and Work-in-Progress Screenings Erica Ginsberg is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Docs In Progress. In addition to her work managing the organization, she also teaches workshops and webinars on getting started with documentary that focus on budgeting, production planning, fundraising, and pitching.  In addition to her work with Docs In Progress, she is a host of The D-Word, an online documentary filmmaker communi... Read more
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Sam Hampton

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Richard Hall

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H. Paul Moon

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Olia 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

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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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