One for Ten
By Natricia Duncan On Monday 10 June a packed Frontline Cub witnessed a revolution in documentary-making as the One For Ten team presented their ground-breaking, crowdfunded online documentary series on death row exonerees. Co-directors Will Francome, Mark Pizzey and producer Laura Shacham described how they set off on a road trip across the US to make ‘live’, […]
The death penalty was re-instated in the United States in 1976, for every ten people that have been executed since then, one person has been released from death row. One for Ten is a crowd-funded series telling the stories of these innocent people. It is made live on the road; shot in one day, edited the next, and uploaded overnight. The screening will be followed by a debate with co-directors Will Francome and Mark Pizzey, and producer Laura Shacham discussing the pros and cons of creating short web-documentaries, online distribution and crowd-funding.