This past week, we had the delight of hosting Ellen Schneider, director of Active Voice Lab, for a deep dive into the secret sauce of impact filmmaking: PARTNERSHIPS!
Having done our homework in the pre-production phase, learning about the issue, interviewing stakeholders, and developing a strategy that draws on the stories we’re trying to tell, it’s time to get our hands dirty.
“To see people who look like you in the media is tremendously important.” says local Chicago filmmaker, Arlen Parsa.
As documentary filmmakers, what inspires us to cover the stories that we choose?
Kindling Group attended the Doc10 Film Festival in Chicago this past weekend. Our Digital Producer, Sierra Council, shares her thoughts.
Kindling's intrepid team of interns recently hit the streets in our hometown of Chicago to ask everyday folks — including some educators and parents of preschool-aged kids: do enough families have good access to daycare and preschool?
Watch this quick video — part of our digital campaign surrounding our feature film No Small Matter — to hear what Chicagoans had to say about early learning in the Windy City.
A few weeks ago we gave you a taste of what’s to come at Chicago’s European Union Film Festival. And while a European getaway interests many, we know many of you might be craving something a little different. Perhaps a festival that’s a little smaller and closer to home?