Entries by Curt Donohue

01: Vincent Gonzales – PA Certified Workshop

As a DGA member since 1996, Vincent Gonzales has over 20 years of experience in the film industry, producing, supervising and working as a DGA Assistant Director. He has worked on features such as The Sandlot, Gattaca, and The Tooth Fairy. TV shows include the Walking Dead, Charmed and Boston Legal just to name a […]

02: DK Johnston – Assistant Director

In this podcast, we hear from DK Johnston, a full-time assistant director, writer, and producer. DK Johnston is an Assistant Director and Producer currently working in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the founder of Tri-Seven Pictures, originally founded in Anchorage, Alaska, producing multiple awarding-winning shorts and screenplays. His career has taken him all over the U.S. […]

03: Anastasia M. Cummings – Script Supervisor

Summary Anastasia M. Cummings brings an intense backstory to her filmmaking career. Her love of story began with a tumultuous childhood in Algeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, where she watched spaghetti westerns dubbed in Arabic. After living in 7 different countries, she found herself working in LA as a script supervisor. Quality of […]

04: Olivia Carmel and Demi DeHererra – The New Freedom Seed and Spark Campaign and Life Lessons

Summary Olivia Carmel and Demi DeHererra are kindred spirits and collaborators in the Denver film scene. They are currently at work on The New Freedom, a horror film that tackles issues of racism, sexism, and current societal shifts. Both women are passionate about fostering diversity in the film industry, dynamic when it comes to creating an […]

05: Eileen O’Brien – Pioneer for Women in Film

Summary Eileen O’Brien’s vast career in the film industry is a testament to luck, hard work, and the value of kindness. Eileen’s credentials span from holding cue cards for Eddie Murphy on Saturday Night Live to working for David Letterman, also known as the best boss she ever had, to taking on the role of […]

07: Adam Patch – Commercial Director

Summary Freelance director Adam Patch graduated ten years ago from San Francisco’s Academy of Art with meaningful connections in the industry and an impressive demo reel which launched his career. Since moving to Denver in 2013 and starting a family, Adam found steady freelance gigs which allow him to work remotely, traveling only for the […]

08: Blackmagic Design – A Conversation with Bob Caniglia, Director of Sales Operations, North America

Summary About Blackmagic Design Blackmagic Design was founded in 2002 with its release of the DeckLink capture card. The company originally specialized in capture and playback cards, but today encompasses all aspects of the film, post-production, and television broadcast industries. The product line underwent a huge transformation in 2009 when they acquired DaVinci Systems. Bob […]

09: Meryem Ersoz – Producer and Cinematographer

Summary Meryem Ersoz is one of Colorado’s top film producers and has worked on projects ranging from the $200,000 to $3,000,000.  Her local production company, Red Pine Studios provides local Colorado production services and supported the major motion picture Dear Eleanor, directed by Kevin Connolly. Meryem has worked as a cinematographer and digital imaging technician […]

10: David Baud – Colorist and Finishing Editor

Summary David Baud is the owner and founder of Kosmos Productions, based in Denver, Colorado. Hailing from France originally, David currently lives with his wife in Colorado but continues to work extensively in Europe. David has over 20 years of experience in broadcast television, film, and video, and has directed, edited, and color graded numerous […]