Join VPA Richmond in the heart of the FAN at the Visual Arts Center for Refreshments and Discussion with Nate Clarke and Tyler Trumbo on their critically acclaimed documentary film The Passing On. Learn how they chose their subject matter, financed the film, marketed it to festivals, and arrived at its current streaming on Amazon Prime and Tubi.
Learn more about the film here!
About the Speakers:
Nathan Clarke is a filmmaker living in Richmond, VA. His latest feature film, THE PASSING ON, premiered on PBS in 2021 and screened at numerous festivals (including New Orleans, Big Sky, Cucalorus) and won various awards (Sidewalk, Macon Film Festival). He is the co-founder of RVA Documentary. His documentary work has been featured in the New York Times (NEIGHBORS, 2009), The Washington Post (THE PSALMS, 2016), and Paste Magazine (WRESTLING FOR JESUS, 2011). He is also the co-creator of THE BOX CANYON, a music, and story experiment filmed entirely in a remote canyon in the Texas Hill Country. He operates a Richmond-based production company, Fourth Line Films.
Tyler Trumbo is a Virginia-based documentary filmmaker and editor born and raised along the Blue Ridge Mountains. His work has been featured on PBS, The Atlantic, and the New Yorker, and shown around the world including screenings at Sheffield Doc/Fest, Slamdance Film Festival, Big Sky, and the Virginia Film Festival. He holds an M.F.A in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University. He is the co-founder of RVA Documentary and has been an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and Old Dominion University. He is currently the video producer for the MCV Foundation.
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