For the last few months, I’ve been working with a very talented group of people to produce a 10-part documentary series for the new Esquire Network “Friday Night Tykes.”
“With exclusive access to the 8 to 9 year-old Rookies division of the Texas Youth Football Association (TYFA), this 10-part docuseries follows five teams on and off the field during the 2013 season.”
The first two episodes will air back-to-back on Tuesday, January 14, at 9 pm ET.
This and other gems are what one will hear when delving into the digital medium of podcasts. Alec Baldwin elegantly articulated the line above during a conversation with David Letterman, and it made me giggle out loud, much to the amusement/alarm of my fellow subway riders. These days I have a dreadful commute from Brooklyn to a production company in Newark, and there are only so many New Yorker magazines that one can read while navigating three separate trains over the course of an hour and a half each way (while barefoot in the snow uphill? No? Well, it’s almost that bad). To make the trip more bearable, I’ve started loading podcasts onto my smart phone, and now the ride is actually enjoyable. Read More
It’s time for my 2013 book list! Here are my favorite books this year.
What do you get when you hold 500+ filmmakers, funders and network executives in a lodge in the middle of Wyoming? Well, you get one hell of a party compliments of National Geographic, stimulating panel discussions about the future of nature documentary, and impromptu speed pitching sessions throughout the week long event. If you’re really lucky, you spy Jane Goodall holding court to a rapt audience in front of a roaring fire.