Alison Garwood Jones

#GenderEquityTO

Originally published in January 2017 in Blog

You have to work for the government you want, or else someone else will give it to you. The world is feeling that today, this entire weekend, as folks in the U.S. prepare to stand toe-to-toe with forces threatening to roll back a half-century of hard-won social gains. Last night, I was in a room […]

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Covering female territory on film

Originally published in January 2017 in Blog

Is being female ever an advantage in filmmaking? In Ep. 3 of Willful, filmmaker Maureen Judge discusses • getting female territory on film. • how she deals with setbacks. • her seminal influences. • the constant exploration of ideas and new technologies. Willful is the web series that tracks how artists and creative entrepreneurs work, thrive and survive. […]

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Capturing transformative moments on film

Originally published in January 2017 in Blog

One of the greatest pleasures and saviors of working in the arts is losing yourself in the work. In Ep. 2 of Willful, filmmaker Maureen Judge describes • what moves her the most about documentaries. • how she chooses her subjects. • how she sets out to capture those transformative moments in people’s lives. “I […]

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Getting her start in filmmaking

Originally published in January 2017 in Blog

In this episode of Willful, award-winning documentary filmmaker, Maureen Judge, tells me how she got her start in film. Maureen heads up the production company, Makin’ Movies, and creates documentaries that take you inside people’s lives. Highlights in this interview include: • Why Maureen chose documentaries over other forms of filmmaking. • Her first camera. • […]

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Willful web series

Originally published in January 2017 in Blog

This is me talking with my pal, Andrew Dobson, creator of the food and travel media empire, DobberNationLoves. Andrew is one of dozens of creative entrepreneurs and artists I’ll be interviewing in Willful, a new web series I co-created with my friend, Yann Yap, a producer, photographer and videographer currently working at TFO. A selfie of the […]

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