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Hall will be discussing WHERE THE YELLOWSTONE GOES.
Sarah produced Where the Yellowstone Goes (2012) and the upcoming film WALTER (2013), a documentary about the world’s oldest people. She is a writer and producer with a background in Television Productionn and Marketing. She spent eight years in Minneapolis working for Hubbard Broadcasting. Sarah produced Where the Yellowstone Goes (2012) and the upcoming film WALTER (2013), a documentary about the world’s oldest people. She is a writer and producer with a background in Television Production and Marketing. She spent eight years in Minneapolis working for Hubbard Broadcasting.
Barry will be discussing LONESOME GEORGE AND THE BATTLE FOR THE GALAPAGOS.
Johannah E. Barry is President of Galapagos Conservancy, the only US based institution exclusively focused on supporting biodiversity conservation in the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos Conservancy’s goal is the long-term ecological integrity of Galapagos and its unique marine and terrestrial ecosystems. Galapagos Conservancy is part of an international network of the Friends of Galapagos Organizations. These international chapters unite global efforts to address the most urgent needs of Galapagos and its key institutions.
Ms. Barry’s background includes over twenty five years of institutional advancement and organizational development. Ms. Barry has held senior fundraising positions with the World Conservation Union (US), The Wilderness Society, Resources for the Future and served as consultant to the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, and the Audubon Naturalist Society. Ms. Barry holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English from Washington State University and the University of Virginia, respectively.
Donald C. Rogers
Rogers will be discussing HOT WATER.
The 1996 Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences special 'Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar' for lifetime achievement in technology was awarded to Don, representing the gratitude of the motion picture industry for what was then, forty-three years of involvement, dedication and accomplishment, a career that continues on today. In 2011 Don was awarded the first Fellowship of the Science and Technology Council for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
Rogers was a member of the sound crew that received Oscars for "The King and I" and "South Pacific". During 1971- 1992 Rogers was Director of Technical Operations at the Samuel Goldwyn Studios during which time his Sound Department staff was recognized with 23 Academy Award nominations leading to 15 Oscars. Over the span of his career in the motion picture industry, Don has had a part in the production of over 1,000 movies.
In July 1996, Don Rogers retired as Sr. Vice President-Post Production Services at Warner Bros. and accepted a leadership role as President of Real Image Digital, LLC. Don continues to contribute his time and skills toward the development of digital technology.
Don remains actively involved in the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and continues to help elevate industry and public awareness of that important aspect of the motion picture art.
Verdin will be discussing MY LOUISIANA LOVE.
Monique Michelle Verdin is a native daughter of southeast Louisiana. Her intimate documentation of the Mississippi River Deltas’ indigenous Houma nation exposes the complex interconnectedness of environment, economics, culture, climate and change. Her photography has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and is included in The Good Pirates of the Forgotten Bayous, Yale University Press (2008) and Nonesuch Records’ Habitat for Humanity benefit album Our New Orleans (2005). She received her bachelors degree in Mass Communication at Loyola University in New Orleans. My Louisiana Love (2012) is her first documentary film.
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