Field Notes are in-depth Filmmaker interviews conducted by cultural critic Eric Hynes.

“I wanted to give him the opportunity to go beyond what was going to appear in print.”

Interview with Alex Winter, Director of Relatively Free - Wed Dec 21 2016

“They’re voices of authority giving instruction, narrating the hidden world”

Interview with Henrik Moltke and Laura Poitras, Directors of Project X - Tue Nov 29 2016

“I knew that for a topic like this, I wouldn’t be able to rely on an observational mode of filmmaking.”

Interview with Elizabeth Lo, Director of The Disclosure President - Thu Nov 03 2016

“This film shows more than what one sees when reading a headline about building a wall.”

Interview with Josh Begley, Director of Best of Luck with the Wall - Wed Oct 26 2016

“It’s not really about the news. It’s not about the results. It’s a political mood piece, if there’s such a thing. It’s a portal.”

Interview with Mila Aung-Thwin and Van Royko, Directors of The Vote - Wed Oct 05 2016

“There was a certain yearning to try to unravel the mystery of loss and death.”

Interview with Yung Chang, Director of Gatekeeper - Wed Sep 28 2016

“This is how I feel journalism should really be done.”

Inside the Perilous Journey Out of Syria - Wed Jun 01 2016

“I don’t want people to think I’m stealing a part of their soul.”

Interview With Margaret Brown, Director of The Black Belt - Tue Apr 26 2016

“It’s not just a feeling, it’s not just perception, these are the facts on the ground.”

Interview With AJ Schnack, Director of Speaking Is Difficult - Tue Apr 12 2016

“Why are some convicted and others aren’t under the Espionage Act?”

Interview With Stephen Maing, Director of The Surrender and The Release - Wed Apr 06 2016

“Advertisers believe that if you’re not Western, you’re not going to buy anything”

Interview With Garrett Bradley, Director of Like - Tue Mar 29 2016

“Do we need money so urgently that we need to work for Homeland?”

Interview with Heba Yehia Amin, Caram Kapp, and Don Karl of Homeland Is Not a Series - Sun Dec 20 2015

“We’ve had to struggle, fight, hustle, for every time we got the access”

Interview With Paul Mason, Producer of #ThisIsACoup - Thu Dec 17 2015

“We can’t let this go, we have to continue filming”

Interview with Theopi Skarlatos, Director of #ThisIsACoup - Tue Dec 15 2015

“The government got away with saying, “We can’t really explain how this happened”

Interview with Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega, Directors of Eric & ‘Anna’ - Thu Nov 19 2015

“That place is an absurd carnival. And people there know it, and treasure it.”

Interview with Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher, Directors of Peace in the Valley - Tue Oct 27 2015

“They perceive and sense things in a way that’s completely different than I do”

Interview with Glenn Greenwald, Co-Producer of Birdie and Karollyne - Tue Oct 20 2015

“She needs to talk, and nobody listens to her. Nobody listens.”

Interview With Heloisa Passos, Director of Birdie and Karollyne - Tue Oct 13 2015

“One likes to operate with some illusion that you can be invisible when you’re filming”

Interview with Kirsten Johnson, Director of The Above - Tue Oct 06 2015

“They were just coming. Every time of the day. That’s how fast things were moving.”

Interview with Iva Radivojevic, Director of Notes from the Border - Tue Sep 29 2015

“If you don’t see or hear the filmmaker, can you feel them?”

Interview with Dustin Guy Defa, Director of God is an Artist - Tue Sep 29 2015


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