Ep 578: Michel Negroponte • Michael Staffieri

Filmmaker Michael Staffieri, as well as one of its star faculty members, filmmaker & old friend of the podcast, Michel Negroponte. Negroponte & I met while at the Camden Int’l Film Festival where his latest film, “My Autonomous Neighbor” had its world premiere.

Filmmaker Michael Staffieri, as well as one of its star faculty members, filmmaker & old friend of the podcast, Michel Negroponte. Negroponte & I met while at the Camden Int’l Film Festival where his latest film, “My Autonomous Neighbor” had its world premiere.

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Another episode sponsored by the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA/film program. In the first segment, VCFA alum Michael Staffieri who discusses how he found the film program, film work during his time there and subsequently.

Recorded during a car ride leaving the 2019 Camden International Film Festival in Camden, Maine with filmmaker and VCFA faculty member Michel Negroponte (“Jupiter’s Wife”, “Dangerous With Love”). Michel’s latest film, “My Autonomous Neighbor“, had its world premiere at the esteemed documentary film festival to a teeming appreciative crowd. To top if off, the Q&A was moderated by Michel’s old friend the filmmaker Ross McElwee. Joining us in the car ride and in the discussion is Michel’s co-director on the new film, Craig Lowy.