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Hey, filmmakers... that’s us! Submission time. Repost @riverrunfilm
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Hey filmmakers! We wanna see your new work! Submit your film for consideration for our 2021 Festival: https://riverrunfilm.com/submit-a-film/

📷: Nick Greenway Photography / RiverRun 2019

Hey, filmmakers… that’s us! Submission time. Repost @riverrunfilm
・・・
Hey filmmakers! We wanna see your new work! Submit your film for consideration for our 2021 Festival: https://riverrunfilm.com/submit-a-film/

📷: Nick Greenway Photography / RiverRun 2019


It was a privilege and pleasure for DFP students and faculty to spend an evening with two-time academy award winner Barbara Kopple @barbarakopple, founder of @CabinCreekFilms, and our former student David Cassidy, producer, cabin creek films.⁣
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Kopple and Cassidy spoke to students about the story development and production process for their latest film Desert One.  The film uses archival and animation to reconstruct the fraught tale of the covert mission to rescue the 52 American hostages held in the embassy in Tehran in 1980. ⁣
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Produced for the @History Channel, Desert One premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and has screened at @IDFAfestival, @DOCNYCfest, and the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival. ⁣
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#WFUdocfilm @wfuniversity

It was a privilege and pleasure for DFP students and faculty to spend an evening with two-time academy award winner Barbara Kopple @barbarakopple, founder of @CabinCreekFilms, and our former student David Cassidy, producer, cabin creek films.⁣

Kopple and Cassidy spoke to students about the story development and production process for their latest film Desert One. The film uses archival and animation to reconstruct the fraught tale of the covert mission to rescue the 52 American hostages held in the embassy in Tehran in 1980. ⁣

Produced for the @History Channel, Desert One premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and has screened at @IDFAfestival, @DOCNYCfest, and the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival. ⁣

#WFUdocfilm @wfuniversity


Reminder - deadline to apply is today! 🗣️ PSA from @eldannypino:

"In an effort to address the glaring inequity in the Latinx community particularly with AfroLatinX filmmakers, in association with @@laliff_ (Latino International Film Festival), @@netflix has created a fellowship for AfroLatinx filmmakers. 5 AfroLatinx filmmakers will be selected and supported with 20K in production costs to create a short film.

The deadline is TODAY, October 14th.

This is an amazing opportunity for intersectionality for two underserved communities.

If you identify as AfroLatinx and are interested, I encourage you to apply. If you know someone who should apply, encourage them. If you see this effort as important, please amplify."

Find more information at https://latinofilm.org/fellowship/

Reminder – deadline to apply is today! 🗣️ PSA from @eldannypino:

"In an effort to address the glaring inequity in the Latinx community particularly with AfroLatinX filmmakers, in association with @@laliff_ (Latino International Film Festival), @@netflix has created a fellowship for AfroLatinx filmmakers. 5 AfroLatinx filmmakers will be selected and supported with 20K in production costs to create a short film.

The deadline is TODAY, October 14th.

This is an amazing opportunity for intersectionality for two underserved communities.

If you identify as AfroLatinx and are interested, I encourage you to apply. If you know someone who should apply, encourage them. If you see this effort as important, please amplify."

Find more information at https://latinofilm.org/fellowship/



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Check out our recent feature article in the International Documentary Association’s Documentary magazine.

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