Two Master Classes with Filmmakers Sam Pollard and Zac Manuel
TWN Virtual Evening Seminars Continue
Mon, Apr 5, 2021, 6:30 PM EDT
Documentary Film Masterclass with Samuel Pollard
This prolific filmmaker (director, producer and editor) talks about his three decades in film, from his early work on Eyes on the Prize (1989), Mo’Better Blues (1990) and Clockers (1995), to his most recent films I’ve Gotta Be Me (2017), Mr. Soul! (2019), and MLK/FBI (2020). Sponsored by the Spelman Documentary Film Program with Third World Newsreel.
Thu, Apr 8, 2021, 6:00 PM EDT
Virtual Masterclass with Cinematographer and Director Zac Manuel
Zac Manuel is an award-winning, New Orleans bred-and-based cinematographer and director whose work in documentary film and music video explores intimacy, Black masculinity, class, identity, and inheritance. His cinematography credits include the Oscar-nominated documentary TIME (Garret Bradley), Buckjumping (New Orleans Film Festival 2018, Winner Best Cinematography), The Earth is Humming (Field of Vision; SXSW 2018), among many other films. Hear from this DP and his thoughts on cinematography and making his way in the field. Sponsored by Spelman Documentary Film Program with Third World Newsreel.
TWN sponsors a series of virtual workshops on various production topics aimed particularly at emerging media makers of color, in the spring and fall. The series is part of the Media Production Training Program and supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs with the City Council, the Peace Development Fund, and individual donors. Learn more about the training program here: twn.org/twnpages/edtraining/responsive/workhome.aspx