Westdoc Online: An Exclusive Interview with the Makers of Netflix’s Shot in the Dark


Last Updated: April 3, 2018 11:04 pm GMT
(Los Angeles, CA--April 3, 2018) Westdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, will publish an exclusive video interview with the makers of the Netflix documentary series Shot in the Dark on Wednesday, April 4 at 9:30am Pacific time.

Director Jeff Daniels, cameraman Tom Djokaj, and featured in the series “stringer” cameraman and Executive Producer Howard Raishbrook will speak with moderator and Oscar-nominated director Chuck Braverman about the making of Shot in the Dark, a documentary series chronicling the experiences of local news stringers in the Los Angeles television market who capture breaking late night news scenes for a living.

In addition to originally coming up with the initial idea for the series, Howard Raishbrook also worked alongside Jake Gyllenhaal on the critically acclaimed movie Nightcrawler. The script later went on to be nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 2015 Oscars.

The video conversation will be available on www.westdoconline.com and Westdoc Online’s Facebook page, as well as YouTube, Apple TV and Roku via the Boxcast channel.

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About Westdoc Online
Founded in 2009, the original Westdoc Conference was an annual, three day get together in Hollywood, hailed as the “go-to” conference for the Documentary and Reality communities. It offered unparalleled access to senior network executives, program buyers and top production companies and had an exciting all day "PitchFest." Filmmakers came from around the world. Westdoc Online takes some of the best elements of the original conference and brings them to viewers free with an international online live internet broadcast — no travel, no TSA, no hotel, and no conference pass needed. Through the use of livestreaming and video conferencing technology, Westdoc Online presents a series of conversations with the most compelling producers, directors, executive and network programmers, commissioning editors, festival directors, and techies from around the world. Westdoc Online airs every other Wednesday at 9:30am Pacific time. For more information about past and future episodes, visit www.westdoconline.com.


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