TWN October News
Workshops, Screenings, Grants & More  

Wed, September 30th, 6:30pm
GEAR EVOLUTION 1: New Sound Gear and Radio Mics
New mixers, recorders and radio mics, and how and why to use them. With Professional Sound Services at TWN. RSVP to

Wed, October 7th, 7 PM
NBPC 360 Webinar: Thinking Interactively
Led by Opeyemi Olukemi, Tribeca Film Institute. What is a digital story? What are some of the wider opportunities being made available for media makers today, no longer restricted to traditional modes of storytelling? Register at

Thurs, October 15th, 6:30pm

Documentary director and TWN Workshop Alumna Grace Lee will show clips and talk about how she approaches the art of filmmaking. Her most recent work includes OFF THE MENU and AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY. Presented at The City College of NY and co-sponsored with the Documentary Forum at CCNY. RSVP to

Wed, October 21st, 6:30pm **NEW DATE**
THE THROWAWAYS with Bhawin Suchak & Ira McKinley
A personal exploration of police brutality, mass incarceration and the struggle for change. Screening and talk with co-directors Suchak & McKinley. Presented at The City College of NY and co-sponsored with the Documentary Forum and the Black Studies Program at CCNY.  RSVP to

Wed, October 28th, 6:30pm

Get through production and post-production with the most efficient media workflow. And the dilemma of Premiere Pro, FCPX and Avid. Presented at The City College of New York. With editors and assistant editors speaking.  RSVP to

Wed, November 4th, 6:30pm
IN A PERFECT WORLD with Director Daphne McWilliams

McWilliams, producer of SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME, presents her doc about the modern family in the United States and what the concept of family means for men raised by single mothers. Presented at The City College of NY and co-sponsored with the Documentary Forum at CCNY.  RSVP to

Wed, November 11th, 6:30pm
GEAR EVOLUTION 2: HD, 4K & What Camera to Use
Jeff Lee of AbelCine shows new gear and talks about the tech evolution in shooting. Presented at The City College of NY and co-sponsored with the Documentary Forum at CCNY.  RSVP to

Wed, November 18th, 7 PM
NBPC 360 Webinar: What Does Impact Have to Do With It?
Led by Jessica Clark, Founder/Director, Dot Connector Studio.  Funders like to see their work connecting to a real world audience. What are some tools you need as a producer to accurately reflect the impact your story is having in the real world? Register at

Wed, December 2nd, 7 PM
NBPC 360 Webinar: Where is Your True Audience?
Led by Jennifer MacArthur, Borderline Media. "Everyone" is not a target audience for any serious work of art. How do you find your project's true audience? And how do you engage that audience where they live to share and spread your project? Register at

Unless noted, seminars are free and open to the public. RSVP to
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CHAPTER & VERSE by Jamal Joseph at the Urbanworld Film Festival, September 26
MULTIPLICITY OF US at the NYWIFT Member Screening Series, September 29 
ALL THE LADIES SAY Celebration at the Bronx Museum, October 2nd  
Creatively Speaking Presents: "Discovery Weekend: Uncovering Truths/Finding Ourselves", October 9-11   
Roddy Bogawa's TAKEN BY STORM Theatrical Release at MoMA, October 2-8  
MADE YOU LOOK Hip-Hop Series at Museum of the Moving Image, August 27- November 13 
Third World Newsreel Youth Media Internship 
TWN is looking for interns as part of its Youth Media Internship Program. The organization trains college and high school students in three areas of the media industry: digital video post production, film acquisitions, and film distribution & marketing. Please submit your resume to or

TWN is supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Film Preservation Foundation and the Peace Development Fund, as well as individual donors.

Third World Newsreel (TWN) is an alternative media arts organization that fosters the creation, appreciation and dissemination of independent film and video by and about people of color and social justice issues.

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