Field of Vision is a filmmaker-driven visual journalism unit that commissions filmmakers and artists with developing and ongoing stories around the globe.

Laura Poitras

Co-Creator & Executive Producer

Laura Poitras is a filmmaker and journalist. Her film CITIZENFOUR won an Oscar for best documentary, as well as awards from BAFTA, Independent Spirit Awards, and the Directors Guild of America. The first film in her post-9/11 trilogy, My Country, My Country, was nominated for an Oscar. The second film, The Oath, was nominated for two Emmys. Her reporting on NSA surveillance received the George Polk Award for National Security journalism, and shared in the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for public service. Her most recent film, Risk premiered at the Cannes film festival in May 2016. She recently exhibited her first solo museum show at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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Charlotte Cook

Co-Creator & Executive Producer

Charlotte Cook is a curator, writer and producer. Prior to Field of Vision, she was the Director of Programming at Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. In London, Charlotte was the Head of Film Programming at The Frontline Club. She has also worked with BBC Storyville, the Channel 4 BritDoc Foundation’s Puma Creative Catalyst Fund and the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where she curated the strand Conflict | Reportage. In addition to her work at Field of Vision, Charlotte is currently a programmer at CPH:DOX.

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Bryce J. Renninger

Managing Editor

Bryce J. Renninger is the Managing Editor of Field of Vision. He is a filmmaker, journalist, and educator. He produced the feature documentary Hotline (2015) and the fiction feature After Louie (2018). Previously, he was an editor at Indiewire and a programmer at NewFest: New York’s Premier LGBT Film Festival and the Brooklyn Film Festival. He holds a Ph.D. in Media Studies from Rutgers University.

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Farihah Zaman

Production Manager

Farihah Zaman is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker, critic, and programmer who is currently the Production Manager for Field of Vision. She began working in the industry as the Acquisitions Manager for indie film distribution company Magnolia Pictures in 2006. Her first feature film is the award-winning documentary Remote Area Medical, followed by the short Kombit (2014 Sundance Film Festival) and second feature This Time Next Year (2014 Tribeca Film Festival). She currently writes for Reverse Shot, Huffington Post, Film Comment, and The A.V. Club, among others.

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Mark Lukenbill

Post Production Manager

Mark Lukenbill is the Post Production Manager at Field of Vision, as well as a producer and editor of film and radio. Previously, Mark was the Documentary Programs Associate at the Tribeca Film Institute and a documentary teaching artist for high school students. They have also programmed films for NewFest, Interference Archive, and the Spectacle Theater. Recent production credits include Laurie Simmons’s My Art (Venice Film Festival 2016).

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June Jennings

Impact and Partnerships Manager

As Impact and Partnerships Manager, June Jennings communicates with outside channels for publication, exhibition, and promotion of Field of Vision films. She leads the unit's social media efforts, including content creation and cross-promotional media partnerships for Facebook and Twitter. She also provides editorial support for the Field of Vision website. Before joining FOV, was an assistant editor at O, The Oprah Magazine and a research intern at the Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund.

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