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‘Love Fraud’ Showrunner Kass Named Scout Productions Documentary Senior Vice President

Scout Productions announced the appointment of documentarian Amy Goodman Kass as the company’s new senior vice president of documentary.  In the role, Goodman Kass will oversee Scout’s current slate of documentary projects, including the upcoming Peacock series about Barney the Dinosaur. She will report to Joel Chiodi, head of documentaries. Most recently, Goodman Kass served as the executive producer and showrunner of “Love Fraud,” the 2020 Showtime docuseries about serial romance scammer Richard Scott Smith, which became the first-ever episodic series to premiere on the opening night of the Sundance Film Festival. She has also overseen documentary projects for HBO, A&E, National...
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Acclaimed Documentary Editor Lindsay Utz Signs First Look Directing Deal With This Machine

EXCLUSIVE: Award-winning documentary editor Lindsay Utz is turning her attention to directing. Utz, who edited 2020 Academy Award winner American Factory and this year’s Oscar contender Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry, has signed a first-look deal with This Machine to direct her own documentary films. This Machine, an Industrial Media company, is headed by filmmaker R.J. Cutler, who directed the Billie Eilish doc. Utz’s credits include cutting Miss Americana, the 2020 film about Taylor Swift, Bully (2011), and Quest, a 2017 doc that earned her the Cinema Eye Honors Award for Outstanding Achievement in Editing. She has earned a pair...
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Justin Kreutzmann To Direct New Feature Documentary On Jerry Garcia

Filmmaker Justin Kreutzmann is set to direct a new documentary about his father’s Grateful Dead bandmate, Jerry Garcia, Deadline confirmed on Wednesday. The project will open up Jerry Garcia’s personal archives for the first time, providing an “intimate look and the definitive story of the man, the father, artist, husband, musician, friend, and a guiding soul and co-founder of the Grateful Dead.” The as-yet-untitled documentary will also feature never-before-heard interviews with Jerry and those closest to him.
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Knights of Columbus release St Joseph documentary online

Inspired by Pope Francis’ declaration of the Year of St. Joseph, the Knights of Columbus have released a documentary on the Head of the Holy Family, which can now be accessed for free on their website. The 60-minute documentary “St. Joseph: Our Spiritual Father,” which premiered Oct. 10 for...
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'Flee' Documentary Deploys Animation to Address Traumatic Memories

At the end of August 2021, the images of frantic Afghanis crowding Kabul airport were a stark reminder of the despair with which people flee their homeland in search of a safer future. The news unfortunately continues to provide us with a daily litany of tragic images: Haitian refugees rebuffed with whips at the border, North Africans shipwrecked off the tiny island of Lampedusa, or Kurdish women and children drowning in the frigid waters of the English Channel in the hopes of reaching more hospitable shores. For many refugees, each stage of their fraught journey threatens to be their last.
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Onir's documentary SAMA to be screened on December 9 in Delhi

Onir and Italian director Alessandra Galletta have co-directed the documentary film. Curated by Myna Mukherjee and Davide Quadrio, the documentary gives a glimpse into the aesthetics of the two regions. The second volume of the documentary is expected to be released by early 2022. Indo-Italian documentary film SAMA: Symbols and...
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All the Documentaries You Need to See in December 2021

Welcome to Documental, a monthly column keeping fans of nonfiction films and docuseries up to date on all the documentary content coming to theaters and your favorite streaming services. Here’s a guide to all the essential documentary titles to watch in December 2021. The holiday season is here, and...
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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Will Be Virtual in 2022

DURHAM, NC – The 25th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University, will be presented entirely online April 7–10, 2022. Organizers of the Academy Award®-qualifying event cite the ongoing and unpredictable realities of the coronavirus pandemic as...
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