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Interview with an Academy Award Winner in “The Director’s Chair”


This month’s Feature Article in “The Director’s Chair” film making ezine is called “A Conversation with Cynthia Wade” by Stephanie Riggs.

With her short documentary film “Freeheld” winning the 2008 Academy Award for Documentary Short, Cynthia Wade has brought the hot-button topic of same-sex marriage equality into everyday households.

The film chronicles Detective Lieutenant Laurel Hester’s struggle to transfer her earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie Andree, after spending her own life protecting the rights of victims and putting her life on the line.

Via email, Cynthia shares her experiences directing “Freeheld” as well as her insights as a documentary filmmaker.

How to Subscribe to “The Director’s Chair” – If you are not a subscriber to this free monthly ezine for filmmakers, (packed with hundreds of filmmaking articles, tips and techniques) you can sign up at: http://www.actioncutprint.com/ezine.html

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