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Laura Poitras, AJ Schnack and Charlotte Cook Launch Field of Vision, The Intercept’s Documentary Unit

Asylum

Today it was announced that Laura Poitras, AJ Schnack and Charlotte Cook will collaborate to launch Field of Vision, the visual journalism arm of The Intercept, of which Poitras serves as a co-editor. The trio will work together to commission between 40 and 50 short-form nonfiction films each year, with the first season debuting on The Intercept on September 29, following the world premiere of Poitras’ Asylum as part of “Field of Vision: New Episodic Nonfiction” at the NYFF on September 27. You can expect new work from 25 New Faces Iva Radivojevic and Dustin Guy Defa, along with Poitras d.p. Kirsten Johnson, Heloisa Passos, Michael Moore, Shola Lynch, Yung Chang, Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher, Beau Willimon, Jarred Alterman, Jill Magid, Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega. For more information, check out this comprehensive interview with Poitras, Schnack and Cook, conducted by Eric Hynes.

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