You're invited to the Chicago-area premiere of Terra Incognita

Kartemquin is excited to announce details of the Chicago-area premiere of its latest documentary, Terra Incognita: The Promise and Peril of Stem Cell Research, directed by Maria Finitzo. Two local events are planned for May 10th at Thorne Auditorium in Chicago, and May 16th in Evanston. View details for the event here . Thanks to The Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University and The Silverstein Lecture Series for their support of these events. Continued

Kartemquin on Post Production

On Wednesday, February 28th, Leslie Simmer and Adam Singer spoke at the Chicago Final Cut Pro User's Group on their experiences working on The War Tapes. Although the film was, in fact, cut on an Avid, there was plenty of interest by members of the FCPUG on how to approach editing over 1,000 hours of most non-professionally shot video into a compelling and truthful depiction of these soldiers and their families' experiences as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Continued