By lance weiler, June 13th, 2007

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In this editon of “TCIBR” we are joined by two established documentary producers / directors – Esther Robinson (A Walk Into the Sea, Home Page) and Doug Block (The Heck with Hollywood, Home Page, 51 Birch Street). Today’s discussion is devoted to the art and craft of the documentary. A range of topics are covered such as; fundraising, producing, festivals, distribution and the importance of community.

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For more info on Esther visit www.awalkintothesea.com or www.arthomeonline.org

For more info on Doug visit www.dougblock.com, www.d-word.com and www.51birchstreet.com

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lance weiler is the founder of the WorkBook Project and also a story architect of film, tv and games. He's written and directed two feature films THE LAST BROADCAST and HEAD TRAUMA. He's currently developing a number of transmedia projects

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  • This is a great list. But I'd add a number 11: Supporting the Local Community Radio Act.

    This is a bill gaining momentum that would put more local radio stations back on the airwaves, giving artists a way to turn people out to shows locally and gain fans again. Since the waves of consolidation that hit the radio industry in the 1990s, the dial sounds the same whether you are in Nashville or Seattle. And it's really hard for artists to get play on mainstream commercial radio. College and community radio stations have continued to serve as a haven for independent musicians. But these stations have been repeatedly limited due to pressure on Congress from commercial broadcasters.

    This could all change if the Local Community Radio Act is passed -- something that our friends at the Future of Music Coalition are great supporters of. You can find out more by checking out this video. (Full disclosure: I work for Free Press -- a non-profit, media reform organization that actively supports this bill. I'm also a musician).

  • I really appreciate artists who go the extra yard to specify which BUY button results in their biggest bang from my buck.
    All contracts are not created equal. Most are practically unreadable, but I actually love the ability to choose between legitimate methods of access, because it feels like a giant step toward conducting transparent commerce. It's not yet a common practice.

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