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Documentary Lab

Matt Bish

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After film school in Amsterdam, where I majored in Directing at the School of Audio Engineering and Film Academy, I briefly worked for Sony England at the International Broadcasting Convention, IBC in Amsterdam RAI for two years (2003-2004) where I exhibited their newest cameras to the world including their first High Definition Cameras. I went Read More

Lukasz Konopa

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Lukasz Konopa graduated from the National Film and Television School in the UK (MA Documentary Direction). Before that, he attended the Katowice Film and Television School in Poland. His films have played at numerous festivals around the world, such as, Hot Docs, Clermont-Ferrand, Camerimage, SXSW, and most recently, the Chicago International. In 2013, his short Read More

Meena Nanji

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Meena Nanji is an award-winning filmmaker who has produced, written and directed independent documentaries and experimental videos. Her first feature documentary, View From A Grain of Sand (2006), about the last 30 years of women’s rights in Afghanistan, won several awards at international film festivals and was broadcast on television internationally. Meena is a recipient Read More

My Prison Diary

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Patricia Olwoch Country : Uganda Genre: Documentary Time: 8 mins My Prison Diary’ is an Essay documentary is a story about the displacement of a people, and more specifically the journey of a young Ugandan woman who has grown up in exile looking for a place to call home. She finds solace through communicating with Read More

Created in the Image of God

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Director : James King Bagyenzi Country : Uganda Genre: Documentary Time: 9 mins Created in Gods Image is set against the backdrop of the severance of an intimate and joyous family relationship between an only brother (narrator) and his sister (Maria). Their relationship is torn apart by schizophrenia. The onset of the disease results in Read More

Mira Nair

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Mira Nair is the rare, prolific filmmaker who fluidly moves between Hollywood and independent cinema. After several years of making documentary films, Mira Nair made a stunning entry on the world stage with her first feature, SALAAM BOMBAY! (1988), now hailed as a classic. It was the first Indian film to win the coveted Camera Read More

Michael Kelvin Ho

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Michael graduated from the NFTS in 2006 and mainly works as a freelance film editor and assistant editor, sound recordist and occasionally as a camera operator. Michael is also a drummer and has a keen interest in sound design and music composition. He is the drummer in the band “Jess Marlowe and the Wild tracks” Read More

Romana Brenda Nabbosa

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Romana Brenda Nabbosa is a Mass Communication graduate with a major in Broadcasting from Makerere University Kampala. She has been in the media for the past six years, five of which have been in employment with NTV, Uganda. She currently works with them as TV producer and director. Her current production is a UNICEF funded Read More

Philippe Fabbri

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Philippe Fabbri was born in 1959 in a small town in the North East of France. At the age of 19, he moved to Paris, to study at the national school of Cinema, Ecole Nationale Louis Lumiere. As soon as he graduated(1980), he worked for the French national broadcasting corporation (at that time FR3) as Read More

Peter Chappell

Peter Chappell

Peter Chappell has photographed, directed, & produced documentary & fiction films in Africa, Latin America & the Middle East. In Africa he worked on feature films as cinematographer for Babacar Samb & Samba Felix N’diaye, in Senegal, Gaitée Fofana, in Guinée, Djamel Sellani in Algeria & Madagascar. As a director he made a drama adapted Read More