DFP Alum Monica Berra Shares Producing & Impact Experience

Monica BerraDFP students and faculty are looking forward to a conversation on archival producing with 2016 MFA graduate and NYC-based documentary filmmaker Monica Berra on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m.  Berra will speak about her work as an archival producer and provide insight into the process of researching, accessing, and clearing archival materials. She will also share her experience as an impact and engagement outreach coordinator for Firelight Media.

Monica’s work has been featured on PBS, WORLD Channel, the New York Times Op-Docs, Field of Vision, and The Atlantic. Currently, she is producing an upcoming feature documentary for Kunhardt Films/HBO. Her most recent credits include the docu-series No Passport Required (VOX Media/PBS, 2020), the Emmy-nominated docu-series Retro Tech (VOX Media/YouTube Originals, 2020), and the feature documentary BOSS: The Black Experience in Business (Firelight Films/PBS, 2019). Her 2016 thesis film, Soul City, screened at 25+ film festivals worldwide and earned numerous Best Short Documentary awards during its run.

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