On October 14th Pills , Award-winning documentary filmmaker and cinematographer, Kirsten Johnson will lead a workshop exploring ways of seeing and approaches to facing the challenges and opportunities for women in today’s documentary filmmaking world.
Kirsten was the principal cinematographer on such films as FAHRENHEIT 9/11 and CITIZENFOUR; she directed the prize-winning CAMERAPERSON. In this workshop, she will provide hands-on examples of shooting scenes, discuss clips from her films and lead a tailored discussion of participants’ projects.
Kirsten will also discuss the physical, artistic and ethical challenges facing women in documentary filmmaking. The workshop will also touch on issues of representation in the fast-growing filmmaking community as well as the opportunities and trends created by such changes.