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  • Stephen Gong

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    Stephen Gong is the Executive Director of the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM).

    Stephen has been associated with CAAM since its founding in 1980, and has served as Executive Director since 2006.   His previous positions in arts administration include: Deputy Director of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive at the University of California, Berkeley, Program Officer in the Media Arts program at the National Endowment for the Arts, and Associate Director of the National Center for Film and Video Preservation at the American Film Institute.

    He has been a lecturer in the Asian American Studies program at UC Berkeley, where he developed and taught a course on the history of Asian American media.  In addition to writing about film history, Gong has provided critical commentary on several DVD projects including the Treasures From American Archives, Vol 1 & 5 (National Film Preservation Foundation), Chan is Missing (dir. Wayne Wang), and is the featured historian in the documentary Hollywood Chinese (Dir. Arthur Dong). He is the Board Chair ofthe Center for Rural Strategies and serves on the Advisory Board of the San Francisco Silent Film Society.

    Stephen Gong will co-present Public Media Funding Opportunities at Doing Your Doc San Francisco.

    About CAAM

    The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.

    Attend Doing Your Doc San Francisco (September 12-14, 2014) with Stephen Gong! Register HERE

  • Herbert Ferrette

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    Herbert U. Ferrette, II – Editor/Post Production Supervisor

    Herb is an award winning Feature length Documentary Editor with 30+ years of experience in the communications industry. He’s a seven time Regional Emmy winner and five time nominee. He has received National Emmy nominations in the categories of Individual Achievement in a Craft: News and Documentary/Editing and National Business & Financial Reporting. His work has been recognized at many prestigious film festivals. This year, (2013) he edited “Stable Life” which was produced by Sara McPherson and Tricia Creason-Valencia, both NALIP Fellows. The full-length project won Best Feature Documentary at the San Jose Cinequest Festival and the Grand Jury Prize at San Antonio Cinefest. He also has been honored at Sundance for “The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworker Movement.” When this ITVS-sponsored film aired as a National PBS Special, it captured a significant national audience, earning the highest ratings of any program produced for ITVS at that time! He has won a Gold Medal at the New York Film Festival with a project for the Discovery Channel and in the 2006 San Diego International Latino Film Festival, “Race is the Place” won Best Feature Documentary and premiered that same year as the season opener for Independent Lens.

    His Post Production Supervisor experience range from KQED, a Northern California PBS affiliate where in the Current Affairs Department, he was responsible for overseeing the post production of a 36-show weekly Current Affairs series, 12 local and 6 national documentaries a year to “Bonds on Bonds,” one of the first commercial Reality Documentary series for ESPN. Here he managed the schedules and established post procedures for this weekly series documenting Bond's race to beat Babe Ruth's record with a staff of 20 people in two cities. Herb has also edited and managed post-production for some of the Bay Area’s leading documentary producers whose programs air on national and local PBS, Discovery Channel, MSNBC and WNET’s Expose part of the Bill Moyer’s Journal. With all this Documentary experience, he is steadfast in his focus towards editing Indie short feature films and docudramas with themes that appeal to a pre-teen/teen audience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Loyola University New Orleans, LA, with graduate work in Educational Technology including an emphasis in Children's Programming.

    Herbert will present Post Production Best Practices at DYD San Francisco.

    Attend Doing Your Doc San Francisco (September 12-14, 2014) with Herbert Ferrette! Register HERE

  • Richard Ray Perez will present his feature film Cesar’s Last Fast and co-present Documentary Film Funding 101 at DYD San Francisco

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    Richard Ray Perez, Producer, Creative Partnership, Sundance Institute, Documentary Film Program
    Richard Ray Perez oversees a portfolio of Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program (DFP) partnerships and collaborations including “Stories of Change,” a multi-year DFP initiative with the Skoll Foundation, and the Sundance Institute TED Prize Filmmaker Award. Mr. Perez also reviews submissions to the Sundance Documentary Fund, and represents the DFP at international film festivals, documentary film conferences and pitch sessions where he meets with filmmakers to assess and discuss their projects. In addition to his work at Sundance Institute Mr. Perez executive produced and directed the feature documentary film Cesar’s Last Fast that premiered in US Feature Competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and broadcast simultaneously on the Spanish-language network Univision and Pivot, the cable television network owned by Participant Media.

    Richard will present a free screening of Cesar’s Last Fast and co-present Documentary Film Funding 101 at Doing Your Doc San Francisco.

    About Sundance Documentary Fund

    Sundance Documentary Fund, part of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, provides creative and financial support to cinematic, feature documentaries from independent filmmakers globally. We provide $1M-$2M in non-recoupable financing annually across all stages of development, production, post-production, and strategic audience engagement. Films supported have included Why We Fight; Trouble the Water; Reportero; The Queen of Versailles; The Interrupters; Free Angela; Powerless; When I Walk; God Loves Uganda; Invisible War; and The Square. In addition to financing we offer a year-round suite of creative support opportunities including Creative Labs, Fellowships, and Work-In-Progress screenings. In supporting a broad spectrum of innovative and creative non-fiction storytelling, Sundance Institute embraces documentary film as a vital contributor to the language of the 21st century.

    Attend Doing Your Doc San Francisco (September 12-14, 2014) with Richard Ray Perez! Register HERE

  • Velissa will present Crafting Your Documentary Story and Documentary Film Funding 101 at DYD San Francisco

     

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    As Film Fund Coordinator for documentary films at Sundance Institute, Velissa Robinson is an instrumental voice for the Sundance Documentary Fund. She is responsible for expertise in the review, evaluation and selection process, and is part of the visioning and strategy around Audience Engagement grant making initiatives. Robinson provides individualized editorial and creative feedback for supported artists from around the world, and supports new programs such as Sundance Institute’s Women Filmmaker and Diversity initiatives. Prior to Sundance Institute, Robinson worked with Tyler Perry’s 34th Street Films as well as with B.E.T. Network. She earned her MFA from the USC School of Cinema and Television Production in film production with a concentration in directing.

    Velissa will present Crafting Your Documentary Story and Documentary Film Funding 101 at DYD San Francisco.

    About Sundance Documentary Fund

    Sundance Documentary Fund, part of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, provides creative and financial support to cinematic, feature documentaries from independent filmmakers globally. We provide $1M-$2M in non-recoupable financing annually across all stages of development, production, post-production, and strategic audience engagement. Films supported have included Why We Fight; Trouble the Water; Reportero; The Queen of Versailles; The Interrupters; Free Angela; Powerless; When I Walk; God Loves Uganda; Invisible War; and The Square. In addition to financing we offer a year-round suite of creative support opportunities including Creative Labs, Fellowships, and Work-In-Progress screenings. In supporting a broad spectrum of innovative and creative non-fiction storytelling, Sundance Institute embraces documentary film as a vital contributor to the language of the 21st century.

    Attend Doing Your Doc San Francisco (September 12-14, 2014) with Velissa Robinson! Register HERE

  • DYD San Fran Special Rate

    Register for Doing Your Doc under NALIP's Special Rate

    LIMITED TIME ONLY! 

    Special DYD Registration by September 12, 2014 - $75 

    Special DYD Registration + Six Month NALIP membership - $100

    TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE APPROPRIATE BOX

    *DO NOT TYPE ANY AMOUNT IN THE BLANK BOX TO THE LEFT "Other $", OTHERWISE PAYMENT WILL NOT BE VALID*

    WE ONLY ACCEPT VISA & MASTERCARD CREDIT CARDS. SORRY, NO AMERICAN EXPRESS CARDS FOR NOW.

    We look forward to seeing you at DYD San Francisco. Stay tuned for more announcements!

    Registration includes PDF of workshop materials.

    Purchase/refund policy: NO REFUNDS. Registration may be transferred to another media maker.

    Please be aware that Doing Your Doc has limited space and will fill up fast, so we recommend registering early. Take note of ticket sale prices below. The later you wait to register, the higher the price and the possibility of missing out when tickets sell out.

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  • What type of DYD San Francisco registration should I buy?

    REGULAR RATE

    DYD Registration by September 12, 2014 - $100

    DYD Registration + Six Month NALIP membership - $135

    STUDENT RATE

    DYD Student Registration (w/ Valid ID) -- $50

    DYD Student Registration + Six Month NALIP membership -- $85

    TO REGISTER PLEASE CLICK ON THE APPROPRIATE BOX

    *DO NOT TYPE ANY AMOUNT IN THE BLANK BOX TO THE LEFT "Other $", OTHERWISE PAYMENT WILL NOT BE VALID*

    WE ONLY ACCEPT VISA & MASTERCARD CREDIT CARDS. SORRY, NO AMERICAN EXPRESS CARDS FOR NOW.

    We look forward to seeing you at DYD San Francisco. Stay tuned for more announcements!

    Registration includes PDF of workshop materials.

    At the door Registration -- $125; Students -- $75

    Purchase/refund policy: NO REFUNDS. Registration may be transferred to another media maker.

    Please be aware that Doing Your Doc has limited space and will fill up fast, so we recommend registering early. Take note of ticket sale prices below. The later you wait to register, the higher the price and the possibility of missing out when tickets sell out.

    Donate