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Workshop Continues with Makeup Class

This Saturday’s workshop started with a snack of cookies provided by Sugar & Spice and then proceeded to a practical makeup class given by professional makeup artist, Mariana. She was not teaching normal makeup strategies, instead it was makeup for the big screen, teaching techniques which are used for film and TV. The class was […]

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Girls Excited about Video Workshop

Yesterday’s film shoot for “Goals for Girls” turned out to be more exciting than expected. While the goal for the shoot was to just get footage of the girls playing at a tournament outside of the shantytown, one of the girls got injured during a game when a player from the challenging team kicked […]

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Chechu Stuck on the Sidelines

So we went to our first soccer practice of principal photography for  the feature documentary Goals for Girls. The team has grown dramatically since we started shooting in 2008! Now the field is filled with 25 girls from 13 to 21, kicking, passing, and yes, occasionally cursing! But one girl who is dying to play […]

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Last shoot for short film “Goals for Girls”

Girls in Villa 31 break during a game to pose for the camera.

OK, so you never know when it´s over when you´re shooting a documentary. Maybe we´ll go back to film some more, but for now, we got all the coverage we need for our documentary on a girl´s soccer team in Villa 31 de […]

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Video as Fundrasing Tool for NGO (Charities)

As charities and NGOS (non-governmental organizations, aka non-profits) have to kick up their fundraising efforts, many more or turning to video to create an emotional connection between potential donors and the people their donation will help. We have been filming “Goals for Girls” which follows the struggles of teenage girls to play a sport […]

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Goals for Girls: INCAA Grant Won!

Goals for Girls (Goles y Metas) has just been declared “of interest” by the INCAA, the Argentine Film Board. This will enable myself and my co-director/producer Gabriel Balanovsky to keep filming. We now have more than half of the financing in place, thanks to the INCAA. Now with this official stamp of approval, we are […]

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Photo Essay on Villa 31 Girls Soccer Team

I just got this great email from Emily, who took photos of the girls soccer team in Villa 31 that we are filming our documentary “Slum Girl Soccer” about.

Check it out! Great Photos! She really captures the passion of the girls

http://emilyanneepstein.com/photographs/goals-for-girls/

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Slum Girl Soccer just mentioned on Inspira Travel Blog

Our feature length documentary in the works, Slum Girl Soccer, was just mentioned on the Inspira Travel Blog after meeting with Maren and the wonderful folks and Inspira Travel, a boutique travel agency in Buenos Aires. I was really impressed that an upscale travel agency took so much interest in hearing about the stories […]

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