Doc U: Women Behind the Camera [VIDEOS]

By IDA Editorial Staff

On Monday, August 15, 2011, WIF and IDA joined forces at The Cinefamily to produce a panel of esteemed women documentary filmmakers called Doc U: Women Behind the Camera. Moderated by producer Lucy Webb, the panel featured the insight of Lauren Greenfield (Thin), Jennifer Arnold (A Small Act), and veteran filmmaker Michele Ohayon (S.O.S/State of Security, Colors Straight Up).

The three panelists each took their turns answering questions from Ms. Webb and the audience. Here's some of the educational and inspiring things they had to say.

Jennifer Arnold on choosing a female director of photography for her most recent film:

Lauren Greenfield on being a mother and a filmmaker:

Michele Ohayon on how to find your story in hours and hours of footage:

For more details on Doc U: Women Behind the Camera, read the detailed recap of the event. If you like what you see, buy tickets for the next Doc U: Writing for the Non-Ficition Screen.

Doc U is the International Documentary Association's series of educational seminars and workshops for aspiring and experienced documentary filmmakers. Taught by artists and industry experts, participants receive vital training and insight on various topics including: fundraising, distribution, licensing, marketing, and business tactics.

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