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Leveraging Digital Media and the Documentary Film Industry

Leveraging Digital Media and the Documentary Film Industry

Stephanie J. Castillo is an Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker with strong roots in multimedia, photography, producing, and news journalism. She worked in radio news in Hollywood, multimedia production in Pasadena, CA and Madison, WI, and as a news reporter in Honolulu.

She started filmmaking in 1989, producing her first documentary with Hawaii Public TV. That film, Simple Courage: An Historical Portrait for the Age of AIDS, also won her an Emmy.

Stephanie has just completed her 10th documentary, Thomas Chapin: Night Bird Song, which just won the Nice International Filmmakers Festival Award for Best Story.

In this Virtual Newsmakers show, Stephanie shares how she has been leveraging digital/Internet technology to move her projects forward. You'll also hear how the tools of her trade have changed from her first Emmy-winning documentary until now. Her new film trailer and information can be accessed at