Hard at work directing a new documentary series pilot for Showtime. To learn a little about it, click here: Way Out Documentary
After disappearing into the campaign abyss for a year and a half, we're celebrating the outcome and are (thankfully) back in the saner world of documentary films. Here's a little souvenir from the campaign though:
'Hope' Springs Eternal...Or at Least for This Election Year
By Agnes Varnum
September 25th, 2006
WE WON AN EMMY!!!
We're very proud to announce that
VOICES OF CIVIL RIGHTS
has won a documentary EMMY !
•VOICES OF CIVIL RIGHTS
received the Peabody!
The Peabody Award recognizes outstanding achievement in broadcast and cable and is one of the most prestigious and selective awards programs in the industry. The award, administered by the University of Georgia's Henry W.Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication since its inception in 1940, this year received a near record of 1,250 entries.
About VOICES, the Peabody committee said,
“... eloquent, moving, invaluable.”
For more about the film, click here.
For more on this year’s Peabody Awards click here.
• VOICES won the 2006 VISION Award for best documentary from the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communication (NAMIC).
• www.voicesofcivilrights.org, the website of the VOICES project, for which we provided some 30 short videos (masterfully shot by Hannah Rosenzweig and edited by Shelley Friedman), is the proud recipient of a 2005 WEBBY award!