The team of Simone Fary and Richard Hall have produced numerous award winning documentaries, oral histories and instructional videos over the years.
Simone combines over 25 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 over 30 years experience working in television as a video technician and producer/editor/videographer. He has been with C-SPAN for 26 years, and has been a member of the American History TV team since 2010. He conceived and produces the weekly archival film series Reel America ® and has produced, shot and edited over 150 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 for 12 years, and a field technician for C-SPAN prior to that. Richard has produced about a dozen independent documentaries and experimental films since the mid-1980s including Pig Racing: A Question of Ethics & American Feud: A History of Conservatives & Liberals. Richard previously taught Final Cut 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.