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Documentary Update: (3/21/07) from David Mallette
Once the teaser is out, we’ll be calling on all for support.
[Bob's Note-- Looks like Jon Morgan has a complete aircheck from l973]
AFTN: Fighting the REEL War
"MOTION pictures, Harold, MOTION pictures..."
"These things cost money...where is it coming from?"
Jane is a Civil Service employee of many years and works for the Air Force in San Antonio. Jane started as a conventional artist and is now the Multimedia Manager for her organization. As a master of Photoshop, she will be responsible for bringing our old, faded, and sometimes damaged visual materials back to life. Jane has studied under the best with Kodak, Adobe, Macromedia, Santa Fe workshops and many Rockport workshops.
Kecia is currently completing an MBA at the SMU/Cox College of Business. She has over a decade of media experience and holds a degree in TV/Film from the University of North Texas where she studied documentary under Ben Levin. She was finalist in the Eastman Kodak Documentary Scholarship competition, and has received a number of other awards for media work.
Ron will be taking time from a near-24/7 career that has him working for the BBC, CNN, Fox, NBC, CBS, ABC and many independent producers. If you ever watch anything other than "Friends" you've almost certainly been exposed to Ron's work. Ron holds a degree in film from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied under the great film noir master Edward Dmytryk.
Stacey is a veteran of all sorts of film and video projects in Hollywood and currently is Assistant to Dede Allen, giant among editors in general and the unquestioned first lady of women editors. Dede started off with "Bonnie and Clyde" and "The Hustler," and many more since. In her gratitude for Stacey's help in learning the Avid editing system, she is mentoring her and teaching her the skills it took her a lifetime to acquire. One of Dede's suggestions was that she get away from Hollywood and do some documentary work. Stacey is a great listener, and we are the beneficiaries. She also studied with Victor Duncan.
The University of North Texas
Primary areas: documentary and experimental video and film production, history, theory, and large-scale video installation. Numerous documentary and experimental productions as director, camera operator, editor and/or producer-grant writer. Conference Vice President, University Film and Video Association, 1999-2001; University Film and Video Foundation Trustee and Secretary; Member of the Media Peer Review Panel of the Texas Commission on the Arts. Member, Broadcast Education Association, International Documentary Association, and Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers.
Recent productions include an anthropological documentary film on the Maya of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and preproduction research on sustainable ranching in the American Southwest. Co-author (with Fred P. Watkins) of a new book entitled OST: The Theory and Technique of Digital Motion Picture Editing, Allyn and Bacon Press, Boston, Massachusetts. Films have been screened on PBS, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, at the San Francisco Art Museum, and at other galleries and festivals nationwide.
Now a freelancer, Rich is recently retired from the Civil Service, where he was honored numerous times during his career for still and video work for the Air Force. Rich has studied under many modern documentary masters as a regular participant in the highly regarded Rockport Workshops, as well as at many other locations.
Liaison, and Subject Matter Expert
Sp4 David A. Mallett, Channels 74 and 80 AFTN Udorn RTAFB '72-'73
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David A. Mallette
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