Monthly Archives: April 2013

  • Michelle Parkerson
  • Biography: Michelle Parkerson is a writer, independent filmmaker, university lecturer and performance artist from Washington, D.C. She has served on the faculties of Temple University, the University of Delaware, Howard University, and Northwestern University. Her films include But Then She’s read more»

  • Ada Gay Griffin and Michelle Parkerson
  • Biography: Ada Gay Griffin is an African-American activist working in electronic media and film production. She was formerly executive director of Third World Newsreel and works to ensure a flourishing future for producers of color in progressive media. She studied … read more»

  • William Greaves
  • Biography: Director, producer and writer William Greaves began his career as a featured actor on Broadway and in motion pictures. His work behind the camera has earned him over 70 international film festival awards including an Emmy and four Emmy … read more»

  • Linda Goode Bryant
  • Biography: Linda Goode Bryant is an award-winning producer, writer, and director of experimental short films, videos, and documentaries. Bryant co-produced, directed, and edited Flag Wars (2003), a cinema vérité look at what happened in a working class black neighborhood over … read more»

  • Laura Poitras
  • Biography: Laura Poitras is the director of My Country, My Country (2006), the first part of a trilogy of films about America post 9/11. The film was nominated for an Academy Award, Independent Spirit Award, and Emmy Award. The second … read more»

  • Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras
  • Biography: Linda Goode Bryant is an award-winning producer, writer, and director of experimental short films, videos, and documentaries. Bryant co-produced, directed, and edited Flag Wars (2003), a cinema vérité look at what happened in a working class black neighborhood over … read more»

  • Teddy Goitom
  • Biography: Born in Jerusalem in 1973, raised in Sweden and with roots in East Africa, Teddy Goitom created the global network Stocktown in 1998. Since then Teddy has produced cutting edge and socially engaged content for film, TV and digital … read more»

  • Benjamin Taft
  • Biography: Born in Sweden in 1982, Benjamin Taft is a filmmaker, photographer, editor and motion designer based in Vancouver, Canada. Having joined forces with Teddy Goitom while at MTV, Benjamin travelled across the globe for clients such as H&M, Puma … read more»

  • Teddy Goitom and Benjamin Taft
  • Biography: Born in Jerusalem in 1973, raised in Sweden and with roots in East Africa, Teddy Goitom created the global network Stocktown in 1998. Since then Teddy has produced cutting edge and social engaged content for film, TV and digital … read more»

  • Flora Gomes
  • Biography: Flora Gomes, born Florentino Gomes, was born in Cadique, Guinea-Bissau in 1949. He studied cinema in Cuba before receiving instruction from Paulin Soumanou Vieyra on newsreel production in Senegal and working as a journalist. His career took off with … read more»

  • Claude Gnakouri
  • Biography: Claude Gnakouri was an actor, director and filmmaker Ivorian, who died in 2005, author of Three Fables For Use By Whites in Africa, two series of three short films made ​​with Luis Marques in 1999 and 2002 he … read more»

  • Luis Marquès
  • Biography: Luis Marquès is a Spanish actor and film maker born in France in 1966. He grew up in South America and has been living in West Africa since the beginning of the 1990s. He studied literature, art and communication … read more»

  • Claude Gnakouri and Luis Marquès
  • Biography: Claude Gnakouri was an actor, director and filmmaker Ivorian, who died in 2005, author of Three Fables For Use By Whites in Africa, two series of three short films made ​​with Luis Marques in 1999 and 2002 he … read more»

  • Vincent Glès
  • Biography: Vincent Glès was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. After working as a film and video director at the state-owned television station in Ivory Coast, he moved to France where he studied film at the Institut des Arts Appliqués. He … read more»

  • Celine Gilbert
  • Biography: Celine Gilbert is a multi-faceted and multi-talented film professional. She works as a researcher, program consultant, producer, facilitator and director. Her career in film includes director credits for In the Upper Room, a 35-minute drama produced by Golden … read more»

  • Jo Menell
  • Biography: Jo Menell was born in Johannesburg in 1938. He was educated at Rugby School and Trinity College Cambridge where he received a M.A. in Anthropology. From 1960-1970 he worked as a reporter, producer and director of current affairs documentaries … read more»

  • Angus Gibson
  • Biography: Angus Gibson, one of South Africa’s premier documentary filmmakers, is a founding member of Free Filmmakers, a film co-operative established in 1985 to create a relevant South African cinema. Since 1983, when he created his first television drama, he … read more»

  • Angus Gibson and Jo Menell
  • Biography: Angus Gibson, one of South Africa’s premier documentary filmmakers, is a founding member of Free Filmmakers, a film co-operative established in 1985 to create a relevant South African cinema. Since 1983, when he created his first television drama, he … read more»

  • Lance Gewer
  • Biography: Lance Gewer is an internationally recognized award winning filmmaker and cinematographer who has worked in the field for 28 years. He photographed Tsotsi (Directed by Gavin Hood – Oscar for Best Foreign Film 2006, Peoples and Critics Award Toronto … read more»

  • Keith Getter
  •  Biography: Keith Getter is a Brooklyn resident with active ties to housing, economic development, arts, culture and community health care non-profits. He is also a photographer and videographer and produces documentary footage and photography of musical and dance performance celebrating … read more»