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SHE DOES podcast, hosted by Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg, showcases conversations with women making their mark in media. Going beyond their current career status, we explore each woman's past to understand how their personality, background and philosophy informs their work. Female writers, producers, directors, technologists, designers, cinematographers, musicians and journalists share their knowledge and personal stories every other Wednesday on the podcast.

SHE DOES podcast, hosted by Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg, showcases conversations with women making their mark in media. Going beyond their current career status, we explore each woman's past to understand how their personality, background and philosophy informs their work. Female writers, producers, directors, technologists, designers, cinematographers, musicians and journalists share their knowledge and personal stories every other Wednesday on the podcast.
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SHE DOES podcast, hosted by Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg, showcases conversations with women making their mark in media. Going beyond their current career status, we explore each woman's past to understand how their personality, background and philosophy informs their work. Female writers, producers, directors, technologists, designers, cinematographers, musicians and journalists share their knowledge and personal stories every other Wednesday on the podcast.

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Episodes

32. She Does: It's Been a Great Year

6/1/2016
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Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg (that’s us) are the co-creators, producers and hosts of this very show, She Does podcast, and maybe you got hints of this from listening over the past year, but first and foremost, we’re documentary filmmakers. In this episode, the tables are somewhat turned and we are asked a few questions by our dear friend, production assistant and member of the documentary community herself, Alijah Case. We talk about what we’ve been up to outside of the...

Duration: 00:39:33


23.5 Julianna Barwick: She Does Music

11/25/2015
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Julianna Barwick's truly unique music is built around multiple loops and layers of her voice. Her experimental songs feel spontaneous,sometimes meandering, and always emotional.Julianna has lived in NYC for over 14 years, but she was born and raised in the South--in Louisiana,Missouri and Oklahoma. She grew up singing in choirs at church and school, which has clearly had a lasting influence on her work. 2015 was an exciting year for her;she's finishing up her next album,she played with the...

Duration: 00:10:13


23. Mo Scarpelli and Alexandria Bombach: Co-Directing One Vision

11/18/2015
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Mo Scarpelliand Alexandria Bombach are documentary filmmakers and co-directors of award-winning film "Frame by Frame.” The filmfollows Afghan photojournalists as they face the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own after decades of war and rule under the oppressive Taliban regime. The film had its world premiere at SXSW 2015, has screened over 50 times, garnered several awards, was voted one of the Top 10 Audience Favorites at Hot Docs Film Festival, and...

Duration: 02:28:09


22.5 Zara Asha Moonbeam Biggs-Garrick: She Does Music

11/11/2015
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Bonus episode featuringZara Asha Moonbeam Biggs-Garrick and the warm, locomotive, nature-based, synth toned music she makes under Stag Hare. Episode 22 with Andrea Sisson is soundtracked by musicfilled with ambient drone sounds, the chirps of birds and jingling of bells. Zara talks to us about her different approaches to recording and performing, raising her son Sebastian and shattering an old identity totransition into a new. Stag Hare could be classified as trance music, but instead of...

Duration: 00:14:11


22. Andrea Sisson: I Feel Purple Today

11/4/2015
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Andrea Sisson is a multidisciplinary visual artist who creates films, photos and performance art pieces for the design, art and fashion industries. Her work has been shown online and offline, in places like the São Paulo Museum of Image and Sound and on NOWNESS, where she featured Sia’s choreographer Ryan Heffington. She’s the co-director of “Everything Beautiful is Far Away,” a pop art sci-fi feature currently in post-production, and a feature documentary “I Send You This Place,” which...

Duration: 00:39:20


21. Successful, Whatever That Means: Ann Friedman

10/20/2015
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Ann Friedman is a LA-based journalist and weekly columnist for NY Mag's The Cutwhere she writes about politics, culture and gender. She also contributes to the Columbia Journalism Review, ELLE, The Guardian, Los Angeles Magazine, The Gentlewoman, among other publications. She’s the co-host of popular podcast Call Your Girlfriend and reviews books for The New Republic and Bookforum. Ann understands the importance of developing your own voice. She understands how our shifting landscape has...

Duration: 00:39:04


19.5 She Does Music: Jenny Tuite

9/30/2015
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Bonus episode featuring the blue-haired, badass guitarist, Jenny Tuite, from Dirty Dishes and Cloud Cover. We soundtracked Ep. 19 with Stacy Kranitz with Dirty Dishes' full album, Guilty, but this episode introduces you to some of her other work.Dirty Dishes is known fortheir well crafted and gritty rock songs.They've been called "the best kept secret of alternative rock."The shoegazey pair is made up of Jenny on vocals and guitar; and Alex Molini onsynth andbass.She also has her own...

Duration: 00:06:59


17.5 She Does Music: Springtime Carnivore

9/2/2015
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In 2014, Greta Morgan released her first album as Springtime Carnivore. Following that release she has had an exciting 2015; touring with Of Montreal, Father John Misty and Jenny Lewis. When we talked with her for this interview she was gearing up to join Jenny Lewis on tour. “I’m doing this interview on a hammock. Something about talking about myself lying vertical makes me feel like this is therapy. So, it might get weird.” It didn’t get that weird, but it definitely got exciting when...

Duration: 00:11:08


17. Finding Your Own Fun: Pamela Ribon

8/26/2015
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Pamela Ribon is a television writer, screenwriter, best-selling novelist and all around hilarious human. She’s been a writer in comedy rooms for both network and cable television and is the author of four novels. NPR called her new memoir, Notes to Boys, “brain-breakingly funny.” Pamela has developed original series and features for ABC, ABC Family, Warner Bros., Disney Channel and 20th Century Fox Productions. She recently finished working on a feature for Walt Disney Animation Studios...

Duration: 00:36:50


16.5 She Does Music: Dubb Nubb

8/18/2015
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Hannah and Delia started writing and playing music together at age 15, but they’ve known each other for 23 years. They’re sisters, twin sisters. And when they play together, they go by Dubb Nubb. Hannah plays guitar, Delia plays the ukulele, and sometimes their older sister Amanda joins in with percussion. They come from St. Louis, Missouri but I saw Dubb Nubb play at True/False about 5 years ago, and then again every year since. They’ve become familiar faces and voices in the Columbia and...

Duration: 00:10:51


16. Start-Stop-Start-Stop: Kirsten Lepore

8/11/2015
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Animator Kirsten Lepore is the writer and director of an upcoming episode of Cartoon Network’s popular show “Adventure Time.” Until now, a majority of her career has been spent in her garage, which is actually her workshop, carefully moving tiny, handmade characters in the worlds she’s built for them. The films she made at Maryland Institute College of Art and CalArts, “Sweet Dreams” and “Bottle,” won countless awards and screened at SXSW, Slamdance, the Vimeo Awards, the Annie Awards,...

Duration: 00:27:57


15.5 She Does Music: Ziemba

8/5/2015
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RenéKladzyk is a Brooklyn-based solo musician and performance artist who goes by the moniker Ziemba. She played her first solo show as Ziemba on October 27, 2013. Since then, she has put out two EPs and is working on her first full-length album. Sherecently had several songs featured on Season 2 of Broad City. Sarah first met Renéon a roadtrip through the South, where she saw her perform at The Mammal Gallery in Atlanta. “She’s incredibly kind and warm, but it’s almost like she’s from...

Duration: 00:49:45


14. A Very Specific Kind of Femininity: Caitlin FitzGerald

7/15/2015
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Caitlin FitzGerald, writer and actor, is one of Hollywood’s emerging talents. She may be best known for her role as Libby Masters on Showtime Network’s “Masters of Sex.” The series, which is currently in its third season, is set in the late 1950s and is a drama centered around the true story of the pioneers of the science of human sexuality. You may have also seen Caitlin in feature films “It’s Complicated,” “Damsels in Distress” and “Newlyweds,” and TV shows including, “Gossip Girl,” “How...

Duration: 00:37:39


12. Throw It Away and Start Over: Mary Coleman

6/17/2015
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Mary Coleman is the Senior Development Executive at Disney’s Pixar Animation Studios. For the past 16 years, she has worked with directors and writers to dig into their personal memories and create stories that adults and kids can relate to. Mary got her start in theatre, performing on stage, working behind the scenes and a stint as a director. She talks about time spent with her grandmother who fostered her creative side, how ‘faking it ‘till you make it’ left her dissatisfied, how live...

Duration: 00:39:11


11. Making Everything From Scratch: Kat Cizek

6/3/2015
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Katerina Cizek is an innovative documentary storyteller who works across many media platforms. She’s currently the director of the National Film Board of Canada’s multi-year project entitled HIGHRISE, which examines life inside residential skyscrapers in suburbs around the world. Since it launched in 2009, HIGHRISE has generated interactive documentaries, mobile productions, live presentations, installations and films that have garnered Emmys, a Peabody, Webby Awards and recognition from...

Duration: 02:33:05


10. Always Talk to Strangers: Bianca Giaever

5/20/2015
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Bianca Giaever is a radio producer, filmmaker and our youngest guest to-date. You may have heard her on RadioLab or This American Life or seen her short films on NPR, New York Times or featured as Vimeo Staff Picks. She recently won a Webby for "Videos 4 U" a new series she’s heading for This American Life. In this episode, Bianca talks about her inherited curiosity and inclination to talk to strangers as well as how her personal life, questions and struggles influence the themes of her...

Duration: 00:39:06