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David Holbrooke

Participates in 1 Session
David Holbrooke has been Festival Director of Telluride Mountainfilm since 2007 and is the director of The Diplomat. He first came to the festival in 1999 and was hooked when he saw Genghis Blues followed by a performance by the film’s star, Kongar Ol-Ondar. He came back to the festival as a filmmaker several times with Live from Shiva’s Dance Floor, Time for a New God, Freaks Like Me and also directed A Redwood Grows in Brooklyn, featuring acclaimed nature photographer James Balog. His feature documentary, Hard As Nails was a Mountainfilm 2007 award winner. Before he became a filmmaker, David spent a year in the dotcom world. Before that, he worked extensively in television news, producing long-form pieces for "The Today Show," CBS News and CNN. David has been a contributing editor at GQ and written for the Huffington Post. His production company, Giraffe Partners, is developing narrative features and several documentaries.

Sessions in which David Holbrooke participates

Thursday 29 September, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Film Festivals On Trial
1 hour 15 minutes, 13:30 - 14:45

ArcLight Hollywood - Theater 8

AJ Schnack (Moderator)

Claire Aguilar, International Documentary Associati (Participant)

Ben Fowlie, Points North Institute (Participant)

Deirdre Haj, Full Frame (Participant)

David Holbrooke (Participant)

Lucy Mukerjee-Brown, Outfest (Participant)

Shane Smith, Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival (Participant)

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