Editing the New York Times Planet Fat project

Editing the New York Times Planet Fat project

When we started talking to the New York Times enterprise video team about editing a project they were producing, we knew the footage we were going to be handed would be a) beautiful and b) thoughtfully captured. Catherine here, I want to spend a second digging into what I mean about footage that is beautiful […]

A Mini-doc to Accompany Groundbreaking Research

A Mini-doc to Accompany Groundbreaking Research

9 million people in the world die every year from pollution-related causes. But how often do you hear about pollution as a global health threat? Not very often, I imagine. In the U.S., most of us don’t see heaps of trash everywhere we look, or make a living by burning harmful metals in our backyard, […]

Behind the Scenes – “Homeplace Under Fire”

Behind the Scenes – “Homeplace Under Fire”

We both grew up around farms – Catherine¬†was raised on a small farm in the outskirts of Charlottesville, VA, and Elena grew up in rural Iowa, the heart of farm country. But not until we edited Homeplace Under Fire did we truly understand the challenges and hardships that family farmers have faced and continue to […]

Homeplace Under Fire – Farm Aid

  Homeplace Under Fire is the story of American farm advocates and their thirty-year fight to keep family farmers on the land. The Farm Crisis of the 1980s drove hundreds of thousands of family farmers into foreclosure. Out of that crisis came a group of courageous farm advocates, many of them women, who stood up […]

Huffington Post features Center for American Progress tort reform video

Huffington Post features Center for American Progress tort reform video

Joanne Doroshow¬†of the Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School wrote an article in the Huffington Post that featured the Texas tort reform video we produced for the Center for American Progress. “Ebola-infected Thomas Eric Duncan was misdiagnosed in an emergency room and sent home in Texas, a state where patient safety […]