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Friday, Feb. 24, 2023
In our Sundance Film Festival Preview last month, SHOOT zeroed in on its New Directors Showcase alumni who had their work selected for screening.
Fast forward a few weeks and it turns out two of those filmmakers--A.V. Rockwell, a 2017 Showcase director, and Charlotte Regan, who...
Thursday, May. 20, 2021
AFI Docs, the American Film Institute’s documentary film festival, will celebrate Dawn Porter as the 2021 Charles Guggenheim Symposium honoree.
Each year, the AFI Docs Charles Guggenheim Symposium honors a master of the nonfiction art form. This year’s virtual Symposium--slated for June...
Monday, Oct. 12, 2020
Girl Culture Films Adds Dawn Porter, Rylee Jean Ebsen, Duo of Jackie Van Beek & Madeleine Sami To Its Spot Roster
Girl Culture Films--founded by creative director Lauren Greenfield and president Frank Evers--has signed award-winning documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter (John Lewis: Good Trouble, The Way I See It), comedy directing duo Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami (The Breaker Uppers...
Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020
Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films' new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.
The unexpected commercial success of the "RBG" film in theaters two years ago had CNN looking for another contemporary leader whose life...
Monday, Sep. 16, 2019
Apple and Harpo Productions have tapped RadicalMedia to serve as creative and production partners on the previously announced multi-part mental health documentary series for Apple TV+, from executive producers Oprah Winfrey (Harpo founder) and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex. RadicalMedia’s Jon...
Thursday, Apr. 26, 2018
He was once called the most likely American in the 20th century to become president. But Robert F. Kennedy's bid to follow in his older brother's footsteps as commander in chief was cut short the same way John F. Kennedy's White House term was: by a man with a gun.
Fifty years later,...
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017
Saville Productions has signed Emmy-nominated documentary director Dawn Porter for commercials and branded entertainment in the U.S. This marks her first representation in the ad arena. She is repped for all other content, including feature-length fare, by ICM.
Porter selects cultural...