The team of Simone Fary and Richard Hall have produced numerous award winning documentaries, oral histories and instructional videos.
Simone has many years of experience in video production, instructional design and educational media. You can see her portfolio of other educational media under instructional design.
Richard has many years of experience working in television as a video technician and producer/editor/videographer. In his role as a videojournalist for C-SPAN he conceived and produces the weekly archival film series Reel America ® and has produced, shot and edited over 200 episodes of the American Artifacts series visiting museums and historic places. Prior to American History TV, Richard was a videographer and producer for Book TV, and a field technician for C-SPAN prior to that. Richard has produced about a dozen independent documentaries and experimental films including Pig Racing: A Question of Ethics & American Feud: A History of Conservatives & Liberals. Richard has taught both Final Cut and Adobe Premiere editing for Docs-in-Progress, and he currently presents a “Vintage Classroom Films” program several times a year hosted by Docs-in-Progress and the We Are Takoma arts program series.
Simone and Richard also co-founded and co-facilitate the Docs in Progress/Women in Film and Video Roundtable to provide feedback and support for local documentary filmmakers.