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Westdoc talks breaking news documentary “Whirlybird” with director Matt Yoka

Realscreen is partnering with filmmaker and executive producer Chuck Braverman and his Westdoc Online video series to bring his interviews with acclaimed documentarians and non-fiction content industry figures to its readership. In ...
August 12, 2021

Realscreen is partnering with filmmaker and executive producer Chuck Braverman and his Westdoc Online video series to bring his interviews with acclaimed documentarians and non-fiction content industry figures to its readership.

In this episode, Braverman talks to first-time feature director Matt Yoka, whose film Whirlybird tells the story of a young family in turbulence hovering over the breaking news of Los Angeles.

Yoka has produced work for Vice, Vanity Fair and The Awl, and his work has been featured at SXSW, Independent Film Week, the Full Frame Festival and the Exploratorium Museum. Recently, he produced Huang’s World and directed/produced VICE Does America for Viceland.

For this and other episodes of Westdoc, visit the official site here.

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