Category: Announcements

Gasland Director Josh Fox Arrested for Shooting Congressional Meeting

Posted by Anthony - February 3, 2012 - Announcements, Documentary, Interviews Josh Fox Arrested - Earthworks (1)

(Photo courtesy of  Earthworks) A few different people have recently asked me about the viability of making money making a documentary film.  (After I stopped laughing) I basically told them that there are many great reasons to make a documentary and “making money” didn’t even make the top 20.  Educating the public, bringing attention to a [...]

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GoPro Hero Has a 24hr. Sale – Buy A Camera Get an LCD BacPac FREE!

Posted by Anthony - December 8, 2011 - Announcements, Cameras HDHeroSale

I own this very handy and inexpensive little camera and have written about it in several past blog posts.  Buy a camera and get a free LCD BacPac is a GREAT deal (Saves $75). The LCD BacPac really makes all the difference in the world.  These cameras aren’t nearly as useful without the optional LCD [...]

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BIG UP: Terance Nance’s “An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty” Makes Sundance – New Frontiers

Posted by Anthony - December 1, 2011 - Announcements, Film Festivals Oversimple1

Big up this week to Terance Nance, another former student who once worked with me at the Production Center at NYU.  His genre-bending film, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty was just selected for the out of competition New Frontiers Sundance screenings that are described as consisting of: “work that pushes the boundaries of storytelling and [...]

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The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide is COMING – December 14, 2011!

Posted by Anthony - November 12, 2011 - Announcements, Corporate Video, Film Books, Focal Press, Music Video SUS_FreelanceCover

The long awaited follow up to my first book, The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide (the #1 documentary filmmaking book on, is about to drop and I am now taking discounted pre-orders right here, right now for “The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide”.  (Shipping starts December 14, 2011) This new offering [...]

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D&D SPOTLIGHT: Help Christa Boarini Fund Her Doc, “The View From Bellas Luces”

Posted by Anthony - October 29, 2011 - Announcements ViewFromBellaLuces

Just a quick shout-out for anyone who wants to help my long time fan, friend and guest blogger for Down and Dirty DV, Christa Boarini, complete her intriguing doc about the real-life kidnapping of her mother in Guatemala. (I put my money where my mouth is and already pledged.) Click HERE to pledge any amount.

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