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Bite-sized blog post: Nicole Gomez Fisher

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NICOLE GOMEZ FISHER’s feature narrative film Sleeping with Fishes (2013) is distributed on HBO and HBO GO.

Fisher was an actress before writing and deciding to direct Sleeping with Fishes. She has gone on to direct a short film The Beauty of Disaster (2015).

 

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

VIMEO

 

Bite-sized blog post: Heather Courtney

Heather Courtney of POV on PBS, winner of 'Where Soldiers Come From', for OUTSTANDING CONTINUING COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY – LONG FORM at the 33rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards; 10/1/12

HEATHER COURTNEY won an Emmy for her film Where Soldiers Come From (2011) which was part of the PBS series POV and premiered at SXSW.

Courtney was named a Guggenheim Fellow in 2014.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

PBS

VIMEO

Read more about her:

ONLINE

Find her on Facebook
Find her on Twitter
New Day Films
Filmmaker Magazine
Alpheus Media
Where Soldiers Come From Website
POV Website

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

Postcards from the Great Divide (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)

The Big Sort (2016)

 2016Stories of the Mind (TV Series) (1 episode)

Veterans (2016)
 2014Healing Waters (Documentary short)

 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2011) (co-director – 1 episode, 2008)

Critical Condition (2008) … (co-director)
 2011Where Soldiers Come From (Documentary)
 2006Letters from the Other Side (Documentary)

 2003Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)

Bite-sized blog post: Emily Hubley

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EMILY HUBLEY comes from a family of animators and has done animation for films such as Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) among many other films.

She has directed many shorts and her feature film debut The Toe Tactic (2008) premiered at SXSW.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

VIMEO

THE TOE TACTIC WEBSITE

Read more about her:

ONLINE


Her Website
The Toe Tactic Website
IN PERSON; Family Pictures, Frame by Frame
‘Hedwig’ Animator Emily Hubley Calls Back the Dogs for Kate Vargas
Chickfactor.com Interview
Wikipedia

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2012and/or (Short)
 2006Octave (Short)
 2002Set Set Spike (Short)
 2000Pigeon Within (Short)
 1998One Self: Fish/Girl (Short)

 1997KaBlam! (TV Series) (1 episode)

Hand Cranked for Your Enjoyment (1997) … (segment “The Girl With Her Head Coming Off”)
 1995Woman to Woman (Short)
 1995Rainbows of Hawai’i (Short)
 1994Enough (Short)
 1989Blake Ball (Short)
 1986The Tower (Short)
 1985Deliberating Man (Short)
 1984Big Brown Eyes (Short)
 1982Delivery Man (Short)
 1981Emergence of Eunice (Short)

Bite-sized blog post: Emily Hagins

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EMILY HAGINS directed her first feature film Pathogen (2006) at the age of 12.

Her most recent film Coin Heist (2017) will be distributed by Netflix.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

VIMEO

Bite-sized blog post: Nicole Franklin

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NICOLE FRANKLIN produces films for TV outlets such as Showtime, BET, IFC, Nickelodeon and the Sundance Channel.

She has directed several documentary shorts, the documentary feature I Was Made to Love Her (2001). Her directorial debut in narrative fiction is coming with the film Title VII.

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Where to watch her films:

HER WEBSITE

VIMEO

Read more about her:

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Her Website
Little Brother Website
Reel Sisters of the Diaspora
Wikipedia

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2013Little Brother: The Fire Next Time (Documentary short)
 2011Little Brother: The Street (Documentary short)
 2010Little Brother: Things Fall Apart (Documentary short)
 2001I Was Made to Love Her (Documentary)
 2001The Double Dutch Divas! (Short documentary)

Bite-sized blog post: Erin Greenwell

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ERIN GREENWELL works as a director, writer, editor, camera operator and educator – and has a production company Smithy Productions.

Greenwell studied Dramatic Writing at NYU. Her narrative fiction feature film My Best Day (2012) premiered at Sundance.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

VIMEO

Read more about her:

ONLINE

Find her on Twitter
Smithy Productions
Erin Greenwell’s Best Day
Indiewire Interview
Filmmaker Magazine
Kickstarter page

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2014Golden Age of Hustlers (Video short)
 2013Oh Come On (Video short)
 2008Overnight Book (Short)
 2006Mom
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Bite-sized blog post: Donna Wheeler

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DONNA WHEELER directed the feature film Death of a Saleswoman (2006).

She has worked in editorial departments and as a producer as well as a director and she is a member of the Alliance of Women Directors.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

DEATH OF A SALESWOMAN WEBSITE

Read more about her:

ONLINE

Death of a Saleswoman Website
Find her on Twitter
Find her on Facebook
Find her Film on Facebook
Independent Film Now

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2007Pococurante (Video short)
 2004Tupperware Women–The Short (Video short)

Bite-sized blog: Drew Barrymore

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DREW BARRYMORE is an actress who jump started her career as a child with Steven Spielberg’s E.T. (1982) and comes from the iconic Barrymore family in Hollywood.

She has tried her hand at directing first with a television documetnary Choose or Lose Presents: The Best Place to Start (2004) and then went on to direct the narrative feature film Whip It (2009), a Fox Searchlight film.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

FOX SEARCHLIGHT WEBSITE

Bite-sized blog post: Sonia Kennebeck

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SONIA KENNEBECK is an investigative journalist and filmmaker.

Her first feature documentary National Bird (2016) about the U.S. drone war premiered at the Berlin Film Festival.

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Where to watch her films:

VIMEO

Read more about her:

ONLINE

National Bird Website
Women & Hollywood Interview
Interview
Filmmaker Magazine
Ten Forward Films
ITVS

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2016National Bird (Documentary)
 2013Sex: Made in Germany (Documentary)

Bite-sized blog: Edet Belzberg

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EDET BELZBERG received her MA from the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs.

Her documentary feature film debut Children Underground (2001) won the Special Jury Prize at Sundance.

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Where to watch her films:

AMAZON

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Read more about her:

ONLINE

Watchers of the Sky Website
Filmmaker Magazine
HBO Interview
Indiewire Interview
MacArthur Foundation
Wikipedia

FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):

 2014Watchers of the Sky (Documentary)
 2008The Recruiter (Documentary)
 2006Time Piece (Documentary) (segment “Bobby’s Tale”)
 2005Gymnast (Documentary)
 2001Children Underground (Documentary)