POV Alums

Six POV Films Nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards

Last week, POV received six nominations in the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards. The nominees were announced by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Michael Apted’s 49 Up was nominated for Outstanding Interview; Ralph Arlyck’s Following Sean received two nominations, for Best Documentary and for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a

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POV Alums: Eric Daniel Metzgar’s New Film ‘Life. Support. Music.’

Eric Daniel Metzgar, along with Nell Carden Grey, directed The Chances of the World Changing, which aired on POV in 2007. The film, a beautiful meditation on an individual’s efforts to change the world, follows Richard Ogust, who shared his Manhattan loft with 1,200 turtles and dedicated his life to rescuing the endangered animals. Viewer

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2008 Media Arts Fellowships from the Tribeca Film Institute

POV production assistant Andrew Catauro writes in with the latest news from the Tribeca Film Institute. Last night, in a new partnership with Renew Media, the Tribeca Film Institute awarded its 2008 Media Arts Fellowships at the New York Academy of Art. POV Executive Director Simon Kilmurry and I attended the ceremony honoring the recipients.

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The 2008 Full Frame Festival Begins!

Yance Ford is in Durham, North Carolina this weekend, where she’s blogging from the 2008 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The 2008 Full Frame Film Festival got off to an enthusiastic start in Durham last night. Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards, addressed the crowd at Fletcher Hall. She spoke about the

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A Preview of the 2008 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival kicks off this week in Durham, North Carolina. Now in its eleventh year, the festival brings filmmakers and film lovers to the historic Carolina Theater for four days of documentaries — and it’s become one of the most celebrated doc festivals in the country. This year’s roster includes work

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‘Made in L.A.’ Tours Northern California

Earlier this month, Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar hit the road with Made in L.A. (POV 2007), visiting organizations and schools throughout Northern California. The film was received enthusiastically by standing-room-only crowds from Santa Cruz to San Diego. Almudena wrote in to share the experience with us and to encourage other filmmakers to tap into

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