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Cyber Week Sale - Half Off Documentary Filmmaking Webinar by Award-winning Documentary Filmmaker Kevin Knoblock-12/13/14 @ 10am

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Saturday, December 13, at 10 AM (Pacific) for 90 minutes – 
Sale price $39.95! 

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Kevin Knoblock has written, directed, and produced more than a dozen feature-length documentaries.  82 more words

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200 Prompts for Argumentative Writing (or Documentary Filmmaking!)

I love the NY Times.  I don’t always get to read everything every single week (and yes, I pay for a digital subscription every month, teacher rate), but one feature that always catches my eye is the material they curate for… 94 more words

The Writer's Block

Review: Cannibal Tours (Dennis O'Rourke, 1988) and On the Making of Cannibal Tours (1999)

Dennis O’Rourke’s Cannibal Tours” (1988) grants us a front-seat view of ourselves through the film’s representation of Western tourists who are visiting the villages along the Sepik river in New Guinea with their “futile search for utopian meaning.” (7) The frenzy of the tourists – in their constant bargaining for the best “second or third price” of souvenir items, in their “modern” habits of interacting and of “being in the moment,” in their “voyeurism” that are both discreet and blatant as they shoot photos and record footage with their cameras (20) – as they relentlessly make sense of their encounter of the “primitive life” as different to their own reveal to us, as O’Rourke suggests, … 677 more words

Ethnography

Sixth Sense [november] Evan Jones

Sixth Sense featuring the arts of all disciplines posted on the 6th of every month.
The Sixth Sense featured guest artists are artists that you might like to know about~ 152 more words

#BattleRap: A Global Movement of Fascinating #Misfits, Not Gangsters by Michael Dorgan of #BattleBoys Documentary

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BATTLE BOYS – A Documentary Film About Battle Rap – by UK filmmakers Michael Dorgan and Felicity Mungovan

Manaz is a gentle and sincere character outside of battling, but says destroying opponents in a rap battle, “Is payback for being bullied as a kid” and “is a good way of evening the odds.”  ( 57 more words

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@ShowrunnersFilm: The Art of Running a TV Show by Des Doyle and Ryan Patrick McGuffey - On iTunes and in LA 10/31/14

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Ever dream of moving to Los Angeles to write for television?  The new film SHOWRUNNERS is a beautifully shot, well-crafted, candid film on the days and lives of television showrunners. 29 more words

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