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DECISIONS ON DEADLINE – Alpha Launch

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:
“One of the Gray Lady’s most embarrassing moments comes to complex life in this tough-minded analysis that explores issues of race, affirmative action and institutional inertia.” - Time Out New York

“[Blair] is most helpful [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

THE GIRLS IN THE FOREST – second Paraguay shoot

February 6, 2012

Just got back from an amazing shoot in Paraguay where I was working as the DP and Producer for the upcoming feature documentary The Girls in the Forest. We were there to document the very first graduating class as they received their diplomas and began their post-school journeys. Shot some beautiful moments with the [...]

A FRAGILE TRUST going to IFP Independent Film Week!!

August 19, 2011

Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) is an amazing organization that supports indie filmmakers and our films on the journey to completion.  One of the wonderful things that IFP does each year is host a fantastic Independent Film Week in New York City where they bring together the best new films with the best in the industry [...]

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