Empowering Media That Matters

Interviews

Interview with Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein

Pull Focus: Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein Patricia Aufderheide Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein have become chroniclers of the Iraq war-era America. (They bring some distance to the subject;...

Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

Jennifer Maytorena Taylor by Claire Darby In October, we welcomed filmmaker Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, director of New Muslim Cool, to screen her film and conduct a filmmaking master class with...

Outreach as a Central Element in Documentary Production

Outreach as a Central Element in Documentary Production As collaborators for more than 7 years on social justice films such as Innocent Until Proven Guilty--about a successful academic program for...

Jeremy Spear and “Fastpitch”

Jeremy Spear and "Fastpitch" Jeremy Spear shows how a sports story can become a story about culture, class and globalization in this PDF. Download: spear.pdf  

Maria Finitzo and “Five Girls”

Maria Finitzo and "Five Girls" Filmmaker (and mother) Maria Finitzo explores the secret success stories of girls in a program shown on public TV and in girls' clubs everywhere in...

Pull Focus: Bernardo Ruiz

Bernardo Ruiz is a renowned director and producer who has contributed to numerous award-winning documentaries with Latino themes...

Interview: Michael Collins

Pull Focus: Michael Collins Director Michael Collins is the founder of Thoughtful Robot, a production company based in New York City committed to crafting compelling social justice films that...

Filmmakers with Purpose: An Interview with the Filmmakers of The Heart of the Matter

Filmmakers with Purpose: An Interview with the Filmmakers of The Heart of the Matter By Catherine Gund From the Making Television Matter book, the authors outline the challenges of defining a...

Kim Longinotto’s Master Class

A selection insights from Kim Longinotto...

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