Speakeasy — Stories About Stories

2013 Speakeasy 5: The truth can be tricky: Thoughts on Amir Bar-Lev’s Thematic Program.

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Speakeasy — To Be Seen

2013 Speakeasy 5: On explicit footage: How do filmmakers choose what, and what not, to show?

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Speakeasy — Making the Cut

2013 Speakeasy 3: Editors talk about their art and their approaches.

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Speakeasy — Pay the F**king Filmmakers

2013 Speakeasy 2: A response to Sean Farnel’s provocative article on independent film festivals in Indiewire.

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Speakeasy — Based on a True Story

2013 Speakeasy 1: How documentaries become narrative features.

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Speakeasy — Show Me the Money

2014 Speakeasy 6: Funding specialists open up about how the money flows, from DIY to foundation support—who gets backing, and why. Panelists: Lisa Kleiner Chanoff,…

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Speakeasy — Small Screen No More

2014 Speakeasy 5: Top programming executives discuss how broadcasting companies are changing the landscape of documentary. Panelists: Cynthia Kane, Al Jazeera America Cynthia Lopez, POV…

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Speakeasy — What Do You Do, Exactly?

2014 Speakeasy 4: Some of the best documentary producers in the field discuss a job title that defies easy definition. Panelists: Daniel J. Chalfen, producer…

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Speakeasy — Behind the Lens

2014 Speakeasy 3: What happens to the creative process in a film when the director is also the cinematographer? Panelists: Doug Block, filmmaker (112 Weddings)…

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Speakeasy — Making History

2014 Speakeasy 2: Filmmakers share their approaches to bringing the (sometimes forgotten) past to life. Panelists: Shola Lynch, filmmaker (Free Angela and All Political Prisoners)…

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