Career Panel: "Making a Living in Documentaries"

Panelists (from left): Jonathan Weinstein, Brad Feldman, Suzannah Herbert, Gedeon Naudet, Tom Jennings, Zac Stuart-Pontier, Jim Czarnecki, Christian Hoagland, and Jim Brown.

Panelists (from left): Jonathan Weinstein, Brad Feldman, Suzannah Herbert, Gedeon Naudet, Tom Jennings, Zac Stuart-Pontier, Jim Czarnecki, Christian Hoagland, and Jim Brown.

On April 15th, Profs. Jonathan Weinstein and Jim Brown organized and moderated a panel discussion on “Making a Living in Documentaries.” Seventy students attended and mingled afterwards with panelists.  The panelists were: 

 Zac Stuart Pontier (Alum): Prod/Writer/Editor, HBO’s The Jinx, and Catfish.

Jim Czarnecki: Exec Producer of VICE Media, Producer of Fahrenheit 9-11, Bowling for Columbine.

Suzannah Herbert (Alum): Editor, Futures Past, Asst Editor on Martin Scorsese’s upcoming documentary.

Gedeon Naudet (Alum): Dir/Prod of 9/11, In God’s Name, The Presidents Gatekeepers.

Brad Feldman: VP, Head of Digital, NY Post Branded Content.

Tom Jennings: Prod/Dir for Frontline, and two-time Emmy award winner.

Christian Hoagland (Alum): Dir/DP/Owner Beyond Our Reality.