Like many Americans, Asher Bingham (B.F.A., film and television, 2007) breathed a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court announced its decision to strike down laws prohibiting same-sex marriage. For her it was personal. The editor of the documentary The State of Marriage — a David and Goliath story directed by Jeff Kaufman about the legal pioneers who paved the way for the landmark ruling — Bingham had a front row seat to history.
By Tarana Mayes
If you haven’t noticed, cable television is awash with channels dedicated to wildlife. Discovery, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet, all of them rely on the unique craft of environmental filmmaking and, in many cases, the bravery of the crew behind the camera. Despite the often harrowing field conditions, the genre is exploding.