Category Archives: Feature Stories

Toppling Structures of Inequity in Documentary Film

Toppling Structures of Inequity in Documentary Film

By Nicole Opper Conversations about power, ownership and representation in the documentary field are as old as the documentary tradition itself. Ours is a history rooted in a patriarchal society
A SPOTLIGHT ON OUR SOLDIERS

A SPOTLIGHT ON OUR SOLDIERS

By Sophie Sartain In the 1800s, it was known as “Decoration Day,” when soldiers’ graves would be decorated with flowers. Today we know it as Memorial Day, a time to
The Transformative Power of Art

The Transformative Power of Art

By Nicole Opper Celebrated artist Alex Grey said, “When artists give form to revelation, their art can advance, deepen and potentially transform the consciousness of their community.” This Youth Arts
Ten Ways New Day Films Changed People’s Lives in 2017

Ten Ways New Day Films Changed People’s Lives in 2017

1) Kelly Anderson and Chris Baier made Unstuck: an OCD kids movie after experiencing the devastating impact of OCD on their kids and seeing the positive effects of having children
New Day Filmmakers Reach Beyond the Screen

New Day Filmmakers Reach Beyond the Screen

by Briar March  Have you ever reached the end of a riveting documentary and wished you could meet the filmmaker behind it? Just how did they manage to capture those
NEW DAY RETURNS TO THE NATIONAL MEDIA MARKET

NEW DAY RETURNS TO THE NATIONAL MEDIA MARKET

The 2017 National Media Market, one of the largest media conferences for educators, will be in full swing in Portland, Oregon, from October 22-26, and New Day Films will once again
BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

New Day is delighted to announce that the 2017 DWG George C. Stoney Award for Outstanding Documentary Work has just been awarded to our very own filmmaker Kelly Anderson! The