Kartemquin is getting involved in the Chicago Documentary Summit - April 21-22, 2012!


Join fellow documentary filmmakers for a two-day event held inside the loop at Chicago's premier filmmaking institution, Colombia College. Each day details cutting edge and contemporary documentary filmmaking techniques, strategies and success stories, from conception through to completion.


Kartemquin panelists include: Gordon Quinn (Creative Director/co-Founder), Tim Horsburgh (Communications Manager) and Shuling Yong (Associate Producer of In the Game).


Other panelists include: Andrew Zinnes (The Documentary Filmmakers Handbook), Greg Jacobs and John Siskel (Louder Than a Bomb), Jeff Spitz (Groundswell Educational Films), Ruth Leitman (Tony & Janina's American Wedding), Julie Keck and Jessica King (A Second Knock at the Door), Alicia Sams (By the People: The Election of Barack Obama), Todd Lending (documentary cinematographer), Bob Hercules (Media Process Group), and Erin Sorenson (BeCause Foundation).


If you would like to get involved feel free to contact us at info@kartemquin.com

For more information on the event please visit: http://www.documentarysummit.com/chicago or the event page



London's successful Documentary Summit is coming to Chicago on April 21-22, 2012. This intensive two day event is hosted by the authors of The Documentary Film Makers Handbook in association with Columbia College Chicago, Kartemquin Films and Chicago Filmmakers. The two days are filled with panels that will take you through EVERY step of the process including storytelling, fundraising, cutting edge filmmaking techniques, distribution, and social media strategies. Our documentary experts include successful and critically acclaimed filmmakers and producers, commissioning editors, foundation directors, social media gurus, DSLR/HD masters and distributors.