One of the advantages of being involved with Viva Doc is meeting industry professionals and other great networking opportunities. Recently, Viva Doc is proud to announce that a number of our current members and alumns have found themselves interning and even working for esteemed, award-winning documentary production companies (including Towers,
Read what Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films, Jeff Spitz, the filmmaker behind “The Return of Navajo Boy,” and Russell Porter, Associate Professor at Columbia College Chicago with forty years of documentary experience, have to say about this decision to force Joseph Berlinger, the filmmaker behind “Crude,” to turn over his unused footage.
Just over a week ago, Gordon Quinn and Jerry Temaner came to Columbia College to participate in the “Art, Access & Action” Summit at Columbia and talk with documentary students (and others) about documentary film making and how film making and society has changed since the era when great early Kartemquin films like What the Fuck are These Red Squares? and Hum 255 were made.