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Current Projects & Releases

Shots Fired | Washington OneNet | 24:00 mins | 2017
Producer/Director/Writer | Documentary Short Premiered at Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum | March 23, 2017

Mercy | 5:00 mins | 2016/17
Producer/Director/Writer/Voice  | contemplative video essay from CinemaDivina series

On the Form of the Video Essay | Video Essay | scheduled 2017

Sophisticated: The Hollywood Story of Miss Dorothy Arzner
Screenwriter | Feature-length biopic | In development

Nonfiction Media Art –  Public Service

~ Producer  / Director  / Writer ~

Shots Fired | Washington OneNet | 24:00 mins | 2017

Justice for All | Office of Civil Legal Aid | Series | Scheduled 2017

Volunteers | Washington OneNet & Dept of Health | 20:00 mins | Scheduled 2017

EMS for Children-Treating Kids vs Adults| Department of Health | 4:00 mins | 2016

Shots Fired-Official Trailer | Washington OneNet | 1:30 mins | 2016

Working in Rural Health | Department of Health | 4:00 mins | 2016

Thank You NASCIO | WA Technology Solutions | 1:30 mins | 2016

After Oso | Washington OneNet | 3:00 mins | 2015

Positioning Washington for the Future | Video Series for Washington State | 12 shorts | 2015

What is FirstNet | Washington OneNet | 3:00 mins | 2014

Bringing FirstNet to Washington State | Washington OneNet | 3:00 mins | 2014

~ Director / Co-writer / Co-producer / Co-editor ~

The R Word | Feature-length Documentary in Postproduction | Scheduled 2018
Executive Producer: The Arc of Washington State
About the self-advocacy movement of people with developmental disabilities

Olympia Insider | Video Podcast Series | 48 episodes | 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

WA State Transportation Providers: Thank You | Co-producer & VO | 4:28 mins | 2009

FAIR Multimedia Project | Advocacy for people with developmental disabilities

     Independent Living Day Rally | 5:15 mins | 2008

     Portrait of an Advocate: Kenny Miller | 6:mins | 2008

     Portrait of an Advocate: Heather Harper | 5:20 mins | 2008

     Portrait of an Advocate: Emily Rogers | 6:48 mins | 2008

     Developmental Disabilities Close Up:  Independent Living Day  | 5:14 mins | 2008

     Developmental Disabilities Close Up:  Where’s the Bus | 6:30 mins | 2008

     Developmental Disabilities Close Up: Self-Advocates Speak Up  | 5:46 mins | 2008

Navigation 101 | 6-part video series | 2007

     Overview  | 25 mins

     Advisory | 16 mins

     Portfolio | 10 mins

     Student-led Conferences | 12:30 mins

     Student-driven Scheduling | 11 mins

     Data  | 15:45 mins

Developmental Disabilities Close Up:  Having a Vision  | 17:30 mins) | 2006

Student-to-Student  | WA State Superintendent of Public Instruction  |12 mins | 2004

Nonfiction Television  | Live-action

American Values  | Statewide Cable Talk Show  | 12 episodes | 1994
Funded by Hands Off Washington
Writer /Director/Producer

Civil Enough for Civil Rights  | PSA Series | 1994
Carol the Lesbian  & Don the Gay Man
Writer /Director/Producer

Speak Up | PSA Series, Live-action  | 6 segments | 1994
Writer /Director /Producer

Talk Is Cheap  | 48 episodes | 1988-90
Weekly studio-based interview show on National College Television (NCTV)
Writer /Host /Producer

Rock U | 48 episodes | 1988-90
Weekly music video show on National College Television (NCTV)

Healthy State | 48 episodes | 1988-90
Weekly studio-based health show on National College Television (NCTV)
Producer

Campus America  | (1986-88, 30 episodes)
Newsmagazine show on National College Television (NCTV)
Writer /Anchor/Field Reporter & Segment Producer/Producer

Nonfiction Stage Performance Adapted for Film   | Live-action

~ Director / Producer ~

In My Father’s Bed  | 80 mins. | Written & Performed by Randa Downs || 1993
Distributed by Wolfe Video

Video Essay | Creative Nonfiction Media Art

~ Writer / Producer / Director / Videographer / Editor / Voice ~

On the Form of the Video Essay | 17:00 mins | scheduled 2017

Mercy, contemplative video essay from CinemaDivina series | 5:00 mins | 2016/17

Sanctuary & Sustenance, contemplative video essay from CinemaDivina series | 3:00 mins | 2015

Good Zeal, contemplative video essay from CinemaDivina series | 3:00 mins | 2012

December, contemplative video essay from CinemaDivina series | 4:00 mins | 2010

Reaching the Center, from CinemaDivina series | 4:25 mins | 2009

The Wilderness, from CinemaDivina series | 3:45 mins | 2009

Baptism, video essay from Seven Holy Sacraments series | 30 mins | 2007-09

Hope, from CinemaDivina series | 3:10 mins | 2008

Communion: A Psychic Reading, from Seven Holy Sacraments series | 14:50 mins | 2008

Reaching the Center, from Communion: The Labyrinth Project | 4:00 mins | 2008

Labyrinth Video Sound Study 1, from Communion: The Labyrinth Project | 6:30 mins | (2008

A Labyrinth Walk, from Communion: The Labyrinth Project | 5:52 mins | 2008

Holiness, from CinemaDivina series | 3:35 mins | 2008

Reverence, from CinemaDivina series | 3:25 mins | 2008

The Mystic, from CinemaDivina series | 3:35 mins | 2008

Palm Sunday, from CinemaDivina series | 3:15 mins | 2008

Confession Diptych: The Church, from Seven Holy Sacraments series | 4:10 mins | 2007

Confession Diptych: The Whirl , from Seven Holy Sacraments series | 4:00 mins | 2007

Lesson 6 Actual Sin, from Catechism Series  | 3:30 mins | 2007

Lesson 32 How to Make a Good Confession, from Catechism Series | 3:00 mins | 2007

Narrative | Live-action

Group  | 106 mins  | DV-to-35mm | 2002
Co-Director, co-written and produced with Anne de Marcken
Experimental Feature Film | Distributed by Frameline
Theatrical Release 2002 | DVD Release 2009 | On-demand 2011

Meeting Magdalene  | 34 mins | 16mm | 1996
Screenwriter/Producer/Director | Distributed by Naiad Press

Animation

The Birders  | Short animation for Artist Signature series | MTV/LOGO TV | 2005
Co-director/Producer

Civil Enough for Civil Rights | PSA Series  | 2001
Carol the Lesbian & Don the Gay Man
Writer/Director/Producer

Stick Figures  | Web Pilot | 2000
Co-writer/ Director/ Producer/Character Voices

The Cat Couch | Web Pilot | 2000
Writer/ Director/ Producer/Character Voices

A Word with Index & The Bird  | Web Series | 2000
Co-writer/ Director/ Producer/Voices

Publications

“The Video Auteur,” print essay, The Fourth Genre, Fall 2012

“Marilyn Freeman On the Form of the Video Essay,” featured essay curated by Writing in Public founder and editor James Polchin, Writing in Public, February 2012

“On the Form of the Video Essay,” curatorial essay for TriQuarterly’s inaugural video essay collection, TriQuarterly Online, January 2012

Baptism, video essay, Blackbird, Spring 2010

Reverence, video essay, Ninth Letter featured artist, April 2009

Featured artist interview by Ninth Letter editor Joseph Squier on contemplative video essays, Ninth Letter, April 2009

Meeting Magdalene, short fiction collection, Naiad Press, 1997

“Stepping Into Black Power,” feature story, Rolling Stone, March 1988

“Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves,” feature story, Rolling Stone, March 1988

Bibliography

King5 News | “School shooting documentary aims to improve communications” | March 23, 2017

Q13 Fox News | “Documentary about North Thurston High shooting shares lessons learned” | March 23, 2017

The News Tribune | “Shots Fired: a sneak peek at the documentary of the shooting at North Thurston High School”  | March 14, 2017

The Olympian | “Shots Fired recounts 2015 North Thurston gun drama” | March 14, 2017

TriQuarterly Online, curator John Bresland, “Call for Cinepoems and Video Essays,” January 14, 2013

Writing for the New Media | “VideoEssay” | December 4, 2012

Writing in Public | “Marilyn Freeman On the Form of the Video Essay” |  February 2012

American Book Review, Ned Stuckey-French | “The Video Essay: A Sampling” |  Fall 2012

Critical Line | “TriQuarterly’s Inaugural Video Essay Edition | January 18, 2012

Ninthletter.com, interview by editor, Joseph Squier | “Featured Artist”  | April 2009

The Olympian, Molly Gilmore. “Life is a Labyrinth.” | October 3, 2008

The Weekly Volcano, Alec Clayton. “Communion: The Labyrinth Project.” | October 2, 2008

The Business Examiner, Steve Dunkelberger. | April 26, 2004

LA Weekly, Ella Taylor. “Lost and Found: The Human Souls of Full Frontal and Group.” | August 8, 2002

Flick Filosopher, Mary Ann Johanson. | August 5, 2002

LA Times, Kevin Thomas. | August 2, 2002

New Times LA, Jean Oppenheimer. | August 1, 2002

Boston Globe, Erin Meister. | July 26, 2002

Boston Herald, Paul Sherman. | July 26, 2002

TV Guide’s Movie Guide, Ken Fox. | July 10, 2002

OffOffOff.com, Jushua Tanzer. “Troupe Therapy.” | July 10, 2002.

PopcornQ, Brandon Judell. | July 10, 2002

New York Magazine, Bilge Ebiri. July 6, 2002.

MovieMartyr.com, Jeremy Heilman. | July 4, 2002

New York Times, Elvis Mitchell. | July 3, 2002

New York Daily News, Elizabeth Weitzman. | July 3, 2002.

New York Post, Jonathan Foreman. | July 3, 2002

Time Out NY, Sarah Goodyear. | July 3, 2002.

The Village Voice, Ed Parks. “Talk Talk.” | July 2, 2002

NY Blade, David Noh. Published | July 2002

Frontiers News Magazine, Chris Phillips. | July 2002

BBC Radio, Group Premiere.  |  April 2002

The Olympian. “Group Therapy Uncensored”  | April 1, 2001

The Seattle Times, John Hartl. “Short subjects featured in festival at SAM” | July 25, 1997

Eugene Weekly, Lois Wadsorth. “Best of the Northwest Tour Stops at UO” | May 1, 1997

The Bellingham Herald, Ernest A. Jasmin. “Short films, big ideas” | November 20, 1997

Anchorage Press, T. Massari McPherson. “Best of the Northwest” | March 1997

Anchorage Daily News, Mike Dunham. “Northwest’s best films at Out North” | March 9, 1997

Seattle International Film Festival, Kathleen McInnis | 1996

Boston’s International Festival of Women’s Cinema, Connie White | 1996

Girlfriends Magazine, Diane Anderson | March 1996

Boston Bay Windows, Loren King | 1996

The Pacific Northwest Writers Conference, Blaine Beveridge | 1996

San Francisco Int’l Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Jennifer Morris | 1996

The Boston Phoenix, Susan Ryan-Vollmar | 1996

The Olympian, Brad Shannon. “Gay-rights talk show on the air”  | 1994

Deneuve, Judith M. Redding. “Now We Can All Have American Values”  | February 1995

The Independent Film & Video, Ray Keller. “Marilyn Freeman talk show producer, American Values”  | March 1995

The Olympia, Allison Linn. “Festival Gets World Premiere of Olympia filmmaker’s work”  | October 20, 1995

Seattle Gay News, Sarah Murray. “In My Father’s Bed makes successful transition”  | May 6, 1994

Select Websites & Pages

http://www.marilynfreeman.com

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1247456/  | Marilyn Freeman

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0420772/  |  Meeting Magdalene

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0332636/  |  Group

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2285399/  |  Baptism

http://triquarterly.org/essay/on-the-form-of-video-essay

http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/fourth_genre_explorations_in_nonfiction/summary/v014/14.2.freeman.html

http://www.writinginpublic.com/2012/02/marilyn-freeman-on-form-of-video-essay.html

http://www.blackbird.vcu.edu/v9n1/gallery/ve-freeman_m/baptism-video.shtml

http://www.ninthletter.com/featured_artist/artist/20

http://www.amazon.com/Marilyn-Freeman/e/B001K8HV8A

http://thelabyrinthproject.wordpress.com

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