Private Project

A Place at the Table

A continuation of my first film A Place at the Table. What contributions were made after we gained a place at the table. Changing the narrative.

  • Kathleen Cotton
    A Place at the Table, Portland public schools, Rock Steady Posse
  • Kathleen Cotton
    See above
  • Kathleen Cotton
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    STEM, history, Black history, Tech
  • Runtime:
    55 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 28, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    200,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • San Francisco Black Film Festival
    San Francisco
    United States
    June 15, 2019
    North American Premere
    Festival selection
Director Biography - Kathleen Cotton

Biographical Sketch
Kathy Cotton Digital Storyteller
Mrs. Cotton has worked as a human resources professional inside
corporations such as Hewlett Packard and TRW as well as several startups.
Ms. Cotton left the corporate world and started a consulting firm that
worked with small and developing companies providing employee relations
consulting, writing policy manuals, auditing personnel files, establishing
personnel practices, keeping small companies up to date on current
workplace law and practices. While working with her clients she began
using her video skills to produce Power Point presentations, orientation
films, product demonstrations and skills training.
Before Mrs. Cotton retired she began studying digital presentations at the
Digital Media Academy at Stanford University. Working as a camera
operator, video editor, photo recovery as well as music creation and editing.
She has completed courses and proven proficient in Final Cut Pro, Adobe
Web Design, Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop, DVD Studio Pro,
Motion, Soundtrack, iMovie and Garage Band as well as comprehensive
studies in Documentary production and video production workshop.
Mrs. Cotton comes is currently working on a Documentary film entitled The
Silicon Valley Black project.

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