David Edelstein has a terrific article in New York Magazine about the current and excellent state of documentary film and where it may be heading. He also interviews Doug Block and mentions our upcoming “112 Weddings”. It’s a great read – check it out!
Our longtime friend Lanre Olabisi just closed the Kickstarter campaign for his upcoming drama “Somewhere in the Middle”, produced by our in-house Swede (and Head of Production here at HWM HQ) Gabriel Sedgwick. By clocking in at over $100 000 raised, Lanre pulled off what Indiewire notes in an article is a quite odds-defeating thing: [...]
It’s IFP Week, and we hope to see you there this year! We’d specifically like to highlight two events with Hard Working Movies ties: On Wednesday, Jeremiah Zagar, who is directing HWM’s upcoming Live Free or Die, will participate in Creativity for Hire, a panel discussion about taking on shortform gigs as a director without compromising [...]
News flash: Jeremiah Zagar, director of our feature length documentary Live Free or Die, has been nominated for an Emmy award for the short film series, Starved for Attention–a collaboration between Herzliya Films and Doctors without Borders that highlights stories of malnutrition and hunger around the world. Congratulations, Jeremiah!
Well, after a week of fireworks, leisure, and working on our burns tans, we have reopened! We might not want to disclose the details of our respective vacations, but some of us could use another week just to recover! Alas, there is much work to be done and we are chugging away here at 10 [...]
In a sudden onslaught of patriotism, we at HWM HQ are closing shop this week, between July 2nd – 6th, to charge our collective batteries before what promises to be an intense late summer and fall with our multitude of projects. if you really have to reach us during these days, send us an email. [...]
While working on “112 Weddings“, we sometimes have to do battle with decades-old Hi8 video tapes, some of them fraught with magnetic and mechanical problems. So far we’ve not run into any problems we can’t overcome, but when we start to kvetch too much about restoring old footage, we try to think of the incredible folks [...]keep looking »