So for the past couple of weeks, I’ve been teaching an intensive filmmaking class for the Baltic Summer University. The class itself had gone through various permutations, since this was the first time it was being offered (and so, it stands to reason, my first time teaching it). Originally, the plan was to have the students break into two groups, with half making a scripted film and the other half doing a documentary. With only 5 students, however, that wasn’t going to work. Add in that four of the five were really interested in documentary work and we changed plans on the fly, eventually deciding that each of them would make their own 5 minute documentary. Continue reading
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This month I take a look at Isaac Bashevis Singer in light of a new documentary about his process. Fascinating guy!
There’s a bunch of other really great pieces as well so check out the whole magazine! Let me know what you think.
And if you’re in Vegas, the film is showing at the Jewish Film Festival. See if you can’t get tickets.