The 2013 Summer Documentary Film School at MassArt


If you are looking for an intensive and focused introduction to the process of making documentary films this summer, I encourage you to investigate the Summer Documentary Film School at MassArt. I believe this is one of the best intensive education options available for emerging documentary makers.

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


Join 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 Economy (exploring how creative and business connections offer media makers new models for storytelling, production, distribution and engagement) and I’m sure you will be too!

Making Media Now 2012: Thriving in a Changing Landscape


The annual Making Media Now conference takes place on Friday, June 8th this year. The event will mark Filmmaker’s Collaborative’s 25th anniversary and takes place at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Massachusetts.

2010 Bumpkin Island Art Encampment


If you live in the Boston area, here’s an idea for what to do this weekend: The 2010 Bumpkin Island Art Encampment! Consider making a day of it and come out and visit on one of the public visitation days, Saturday, July 31st or Sunday, August 1st. Seven artists groups homesteading on a island off […]

20th Annual Pro Video Show

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If you live in or around the Boston area, it’s time to make plans to attend the 20th Annual Pro Video Show, brought to you by The Camera Company, which will take place March 12-13, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Dedham, Massachusetts. Admission to the show is free. Vendors showing gear at […]

How does social media figure into the future of documentary film?

If you are planning to attend Podcamp Boston 4 this weekend, I invite you to help answer a question that’s been on my mind during a session I will facilitate on Saturday: How does social media figure into the future of documentary film? @ 2:45 – 3:30 P.M. in the Ballroom on Saturday. Podcamp Boston […]

What happens when artists annex an island?

The Bumpkin Island Art Encampment, a weekend-long interactive art exhibition, will be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday (August 1-2, 2009). Sharon Haggins Dunn, Alice Apley, and yours truly are among the artists participating in the event this year. If you live in the Boston area, consider visiting the island this weekend, you […]

19th Annual Pro Video Show March 20-21, 2009 in Dedham, Massachusetts

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The Camera Company‘s 19th Annual Pro Video Show, an annual Boston-area gathering that includes a show floor and a variety of demos and seminars of interest to media makers, will take place this year on Friday and Saturday, March 20-21, 2009 at the Dedham Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center (directions). This is a good […]

Media Tech Tonic: monthly demo/seminar series in Boston

Media Tech Tonic is a series of monthly demos/seminars held in Boston on media technology topics for media makers and artists. Meetings are hosted by MassArt Professional and Continuing Education, presented in collaboration with Boston Media Makers and organized by yours truly. Check out the Media Tech Tonic web site for information on upcoming sessions. […]

Facing Realities: Dialogues in Boston Documentary Filmmaking


The LEF Foundation recently announce its support of a new film screening series, Facing Realities: Dialogues in Boston Documentary Filmmaking. The film series is part of an effort to highlight the history and deepen the understanding of Boston’s documentary tradition, which continues today. The first screening in the series will be held on Saturday, March […]