2009 Producers Institute Projects

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American Meat

Project Director: Alejandro de Onis In the documentary American Meat, producer (Alejandro de Onis) and director (Graham Meriwether) explore the impact of the recent economic downturn on industrial agriculture, and how one farmer in Virginia...

Deep Down

Project Directors: Jennifer Gilomen & Sally Rubin To keep up with our increasing demand for energy, humankind is mining the earth for natural resources and putting communities worldwide at risk. Through an intimate, human story, the...

Elders Project

Project Director: Marc Boothe The Elders Project is a major cross-media project from B3Media in the UK that will engage inter-generational participants using a combination of photography, oral history, video, spoken word, text and interactive...

G.Com

Project Director: Corey Tong Transcending social, cultural, linguistic, generational and national borders, G.com is conceived as a multi-media, multi-platform, global channel and web portal - a digital storytelling forum created by, for and...

Have You Heard from Johannesburg

Project Director: Connie Field Have You Heard From Johannesburg (HYHJ) is a new a six-part documentary series that tells the story of the global movement that took on South Africa's apartheid regime and reveals how everyday people helped bring...

Sands of Silence

Project Director: Chelo Alvarez-Stehle In the documentary Sands of Silence, we learn some gruesome facts: there are 27 million slaves in the world today; and human trafficking is a global business that yields $9 billion annually. Every year in...

The Waiting Room

Project Director: Peter Nicks More than one third of all Americans have no health insurance. And as more Americans lose their jobs, public hospitals are experiencing an increase in people seeking care. The Waiting Room is a documentary about...

The Way We Get By

Project Director: Gita Pullapilly The Way We Get By is an intimate story of three senior citizens in America as they struggle with growing old and rediscovering their reasons for living. Dedicating their lives to greeting almost 800,000...