Since this interview with David Borish about his movie, “Herd – Inuit Voices on Caribou,” the film has been picked up for a Canadian broadcasting release beginning with a live screening on CBC Atlantic on Saturday, August 6th 2022 . The film will also be available on CBC Gem for free across Canada beginning the 5th of August. I do hope you take the time to watch it. Meanwhile, this conversation with David was very inspiring as it presents a whole new way of looking at documentary films.  He used a combination of Final Cut Pro and text driven editing/research using Lumberjack System’s Builder. Isn’t it wonderful when creativity can be used to benefit global cultural and scientific issues? As David puts it, “What if video interviews could be used not only for video production, but also as a form of data to be analyzed and gain a more in-depth understanding of the knowledge participants are sharing?”

In order to deliver both his film and academic research, Borish adapted and repurposed the coding, searching, and filtering tools within two distinct video-editing software: Final Cut Pro and Lumberjack Builder.  I very much enjoy speaking with intelligent and forward-thinking people and I believe you will enjoy this conversation!

OWC, under the leadership of Larry O’Connor since he was 15 years old, has expanded to all corners of the world and works every day to create hardware that makes the lives of creatives and business-oriented companies faster, more efficient and more stable.  Go to for more information.

Filmmaker Cirina Catania, the Founder and Lead Creative at Catania Studios, has been involved as a writer, director, producer, cinematographer or marketing exec on over 130 film, television and new media projects for the big screen as well as for networks such as National Geographic, Discovery, etc. She is one of the co-founders and former director of the Sundance Film Festival and former senior executive at MGM-UA and United Artists. Cirina lives in San Diego, D.C. and Berlin when she is not on the road filming for her projects or for clients, or speaking as a tech evangelist for companies such as Blackmagic Design and Lumberjack System. Cirina is a member of Local 600 (IATSE), the PGA and the WGA. 

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