Case Studies & Reflections

DOP’s Perspective on Shooting CuriousTV!

DOP’s Perspective on Shooting CuriousTV!

In the Winter of 2019, I was contracted to film a documentary web-series for CuriousWorks called CuriousTV!, a series which showcased the lives of young, ordinary citizens from the Fairfield region.  At the time, I was a beginner camera operator in my last year of...

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Fighting for 2770

Fighting for 2770

“We shouldn’t just be known for bad news headlines or a shitty documentary that dramatizes our lives.” Daisy Montalvo on why programs like FUNPARK matter.

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Making to Creating

Making to Creating

What’s the difference between ‘making’ and ‘creating’? Shawn Spina reflects on the (sometimes scary, sometimes exciting) differences between helping someone make a project and creating your own project.

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Scheduling Your Film | Producer Basics

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