Some quotes on documentary, cinema, and art that don’t fit in a tweet

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Several years ago when I was working on my MFA at MassArt I began collecting quotes related to my thesis work, and here are some of my favorites, in no particular order. Do you have any favorite quotes on documentary, cinema, or art that do not fit in a tweet? Please share them with me via comments … [Read more...]

Reflections on Paul Sharits frozen film frames

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On the bus ride back to Boston this past Monday I kept thinking about the Images of an Infinite Film exhibition I saw at MoMA (on view through March 2, 2014). I loved how Paul Sharits’s Untitled, from his Frozen Film Frame series (c. 1971–76) brings into sharp relief the physicality of film. Each … [Read more...]

Maria Agui Carter talks about “Rebel,” a documentary about Loreta Velazquez

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Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, secret soldier of the American Civil War is a new documentary by María Agui Carter that tells the story of a woman who has been shrouded in mystery and the subject of debate for many years. Her story is one of the most gripping narratives of the Civil War. While the U.S. … [Read more...]

Join me for Making Media Now 2013 in Boston, May 3, 2013

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I hope you'll join me this year on Friday, May 3rd at Massachusetts College of Art and Design for Making Media Now 2013, the annual must-attend conference for documentary media makers presented by Filmmakers Collaborative. I'm very excited about this year’s theme, Living the Connection … [Read more...]

Making Media Now 2012: Thriving in a Changing Landscape

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The Making Media Now conference organized by Filmmakers Collaborative has become the annual must-attend event for New England media makers. This year the event will mark Filmmaker's Collaborative's 25th anniversary and takes place on Friday, June 8, 2012 at Massachusetts College of Art and Design … [Read more...]