Shared from NPR: What Does Genius Look Like?

Don Cheadle On Miles Davis And Race In Hollywood: “[T]he most important part of this . . . happens much earlier, I think, [and that’s] where the discussion needs to take place: where decisions are being made about what kinds of material to greenlight, what kinds of stories to tell, who are the people that are deciding Read More …

Shared from CAAM: Nisha Ganatra on Becoming One of TV’s Hottest Directors

Building quite a title as director or co-producer of such recent TV shows as The Mindy Project, Mr. Robot, Shameless and Transparent, Nisha Ganatra’s roots early on were in independent filmmaking. Her eventual partnership with collaborator Amy Poehler has fueled both projects and friendship alike. It all began with Ganatra’s NYU project called Chutney Popcorn, Read More …

Shared from Indiewire: SeaWorld Announces End to Orca Breeding Program Exposed in ‘Blackfish’ Documentary

The 2013 Sundance entry, “Blackfish,” in which Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite exposed the horrors of orcas in captivity, has officially guided SeaWorld to make an important decision: they will discontinue breeding their remaining orcas. This is exactly the path of an effective documentary, in that awards are not the goal, but rather, it achieves results by Read More …

Implementing Instagram

As this directorG.com site continues to develop and grow, we’ll be implementing new things and improving the current curriculum over time to evolve into a more useful media enterprise. One such item to implement: Instagram! Root of it all. #reflections #marketstreet #sf #rainyday #cheers A photo posted by Garett Thomas (@directorg) on Mar 5, 2016 Read More …