Posts Tagged ‘steve james’

86 – Influential Documentaries to My Doc Life

As a doc filmmaker, how many times have you been asked what your favorite documentary film is?  If you’re anything like me, it’s a nearly impossible and futile question to answer.  There are just too many incredibly documentaries that have influenced, inspired, and excited me over the years, to have to name a single favorite…

62 – Career Doc Filmmaker + 2018 Academy Award Nominee, Steve James

So what exactly does one say to one of the most respected documentary filmmakers of our time? What does one say to the man who literally inspired countless future doc filmmakers when his film Hoop Dreams took the world by storm in 1994? What do you say to the man who has made a career out…

44 – How to Be a One Person Crew + Conversation with Filmmaker & Co-founder of Kartemquin Films, Gordon Quinn

Gordon Quinn has been making documentary films for over 50+ years with his landmark company, Kartemquin Films.   You may not know his name, but you’ve most likely seen one, if not a number of the films that he has been associated with.  His impact has been so extensive and so broad in the field…