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Gail Huddleson

Gail Huddleson

Documentary Film and Video

About

Gail Huddleson completed the Documentary Film and Video Program at Stanford University in 1997. Her films have received awards from the Marin County Festival of Short Films, and the National Educational Media Network. Since graduating from Stanford, Gail has worked as videographer on several Bay Area documentaries, and for the PBS series In the Life. Currently, she is the First Assistant Editor for The Shape of Life, an eight part series for National Geographic Television.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS:

Princess Grace Foundation Award, 1996

My Roots Are Buried Here

16mm color film

JUNE, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 24:06 MIN.
My Roots are Buried Here tells the story of a traditional ranching family determined to survive in modern America. The film depicts the Blair family's attachment to their way of life on the remote desert cattle ranch that has been in their family for generations, and recounts their struggle to remain on this land when they learn the area has been selected to become a national park.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Honorable Mention, Marin County Festival of Short Films
Long Island International Film Festival
Marin County Festival of Short Films

Catcalls, Wolf Whistles and Other Ordinary Dangers

16mm color film

JUNE, 1996
VIDEO DURATION: 7 MIN.
Catcalls, Wolf Whistles and Other Ordinary Dangers is a personal essay that explores women's response and reaction to street harassment, revealing the absurd and the frightening aspects of this common experience.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Bronze Apple, National Educational Media Network 
Cinequest: the San Jose International Film Festival NEMN Screenings
Ann Arbor Film Festival
East Lansing Film Festival
One Reel Film Festival. 
Image Union, WTTW, Chicago, 1999

Thirty

video

MARCH, 1996
VIDEO DURATION: 8 MIN.

In this short video, four individuals recount their varied personal experiences and attitudes toward this milestone birthday.


On Ribbons of Steel

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 1995
VIDEO DURATION: 4 MIN.

This documentary short takes you on a ride down San Francisco's Market Street on a vintage streetcar. It is a celebration of mass transit, the beauty of the classic trolleycars, and the people behind the movement to restore them.