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April 8, 2016

After nearly 7 years in production, DAUGHTERS OF THE FOREST has finally been unleashed into the world.   After a few private screenings for the hometown audience in Paraguay, we have screened / will be screening at some fantastic US Festivals like the Sarasota Film Festival, the International Wildlife Film Festival, and SF Doc Fest! Also, as part of […]

A FRAGILE TRUST wins Two National Awards!!

July 15, 2015

 We were thrilled to find out that our feature documentary A FRAGILE TRUST was the First Place Winner of The National Press Club Award for Media Criticism AND the winner of the National Ethics Award given by the Society of Professional Journalists. Wow!! It is a huge honor to be on the list alongside these top-tier […]


March 28, 2014

For the past several years, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how to make journalism education a bit more fun.  One of the classes I loved in J-school was ‘Law and Ethics’ but I was in the minority. The reason for that is not that the material is not interesting, but rather that […]

Critical Praise for A FRAGILE TRUST

December 9, 2013

After 7 years in the making, A FRAGILE TRUST is finally playing to audiences around the country.  Here’s what people are saying: “Remarkable” “Potent” and “Probing” The Wall Street Journal “A ‘meticulous postmortem’ that ‘raises tough questions about journalistic ethics and personal responsibility in the digital era” – Variety   “One of the Gray Lady’s most […]

A FRAGILE TRUST tours festival circuit

May 28, 2013

We’ve been having a great time bringing A FRAGILE TRUST to audiences around the world while touring the film festival circuit.  We’ve been honored to be nominated for the Special Jury Prize at The Sheffield Doc/Fest, the Best Documentary Award at the Hawaii International Film Festival, and the Metropolis Award at DOC NYC.  In addition […]

Sheffield Doc Fest World Premiere!

May 23, 2013

After 7 long years in the making A FRAGILE TRUST:  Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times will be having its World Premiere at one of the top international documentary film festivals in the world – SHEFFIELD DOC FEST. We are thrilled that A FRAGILE TRUST was chosen from the over 2000 […]

Paraguay Part 3: GIRLS IN THE FOREST

December 12, 2012

Happy to report that I am back in Paraguay for the third time in as many years, working on GIRLS IN THE FOREST, the independent feature documentary that I’m shooting and producing with Carl Byker.  This time, we are here to capture the graduation of the class of girls we’ve been following since they first […]

“PLAY – DIY survival in the Music Industry”

March 14, 2012

Blast from the past.  Just recently came across this link from director Joelle Jaffe to her excellent short film PLAY – “a documentary film that follows the work of independent musicians — at various points in their careers and various levels of fame — trying to navigate the waters of a changing music industry.” I […]

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