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The Filmmakers

Darby Duffin

Director/Producer

Darby Duffin brings a unique combination of media experience to directing and producing his first feature documentary.

Adam Jones

Director/Producer

Adam Jones has directed hundreds of TV commercials and branded content projects in every major market in the the US.

Derek McKane

Cinematographer

Derek McKane, Director of Photography, has an extensive resume of commercials, independent features, shorts and documentaries

Jonathan Millman

Cinematographer

Jonathon’s work as a cinematographer spans multiple decades and includes feature films more than a dozen short films.

Heidi Zimmerman

Editor

Heidi has cut numerous documentaries, promotional pieces, and narrative films for major entertainment groups including UMG & Warner Brothers.

Katy Jarzebowski

Composer

Katy Jarzebowski is a Composer, Sundance Fellow and lifelong cinephile who scores music for film, concert, and multimedia. Combining old world influences

Fish & Men in the news

We Hope Our Doc Fish & Men Will Change How You Eat

We Hope Our Doc Fish & Men Will Change How You Eat

Living in coastal New Hampshire in 2012, I had an unexpected conversation with the wife of a local fisherman. It was through this chance meeting that I first became aware of the grim plight of New England’s centuries-old fishing communities, which led me to the...

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The Boston Globe Review

The Boston Globe Review

The ocean’s bounty Could the lowly dogfish save the Gloucester fishing industry? How about the gnarly monkfish, a favorite in Europe but a hard sell in the United States, despite a savory recipe once featured on Julia Child’s “The French Chef”? As Darby Duffin and...

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Docufilm stars local fishermen, chefs

Docufilm stars local fishermen, chefs

Gloucester Daily Times By Gail McCarthy A special showing of the new documentary “Fish & Men,” filmed in part in Gloucester, will take place this weekend. The film recently won its 11th award at the Berkshire International Film Festival, as it seeks to tell...

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FISH & MEN Wins Jury Award at Berkshire International

FISH & MEN Wins Jury Award at Berkshire International

FISH & MEN won the coveted Jury Award for feature documentary at the 15th Annual Berkshire International Festival. BIFF Founder and Artistic Director, Kelley Vickery presented the award to Directors Darby Duffin and Adam Jones live via Zoom on Sunday, September 12...

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The Filmmaker Four: Darby Duffin

The Filmmaker Four: Darby Duffin

The Berkshire International Film Festival is celebrating its 15th birthday this year, and to do that, we’d like to honor some of our new filmmakers. For our Filmmaker Four article series, we sent all our BIFF first-timers the same set of four questions—the answers, of...

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FISH & MEN Swimming to DVD, VOD on Sept. 14

FISH & MEN Swimming to DVD, VOD on Sept. 14

The documentary Fish & Men will come out on DVD, VOD and digital sellthrough Sept. 14 from Virgil Films. Today, 91% of fish is imported, as the United States is flooded with 6 billion tons of seafood from abroad annually. Consumers across America eat blissfully...

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FISH & MEN Wins Global Audience Choice Award

FISH & MEN Wins Global Audience Choice Award

FISH & MEN was announced as the winner of the 2021 Global Audience Choice Award at the 18th Annual International Ocean Film Festival in San Francisco on May 3. The film competed against 93 films from 21 countries. Watch directors Darby Duffin and Adam Jones...

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KALW (97.1FM) Radio Interview

KALW (97.1FM) Radio Interview

FISH & MEN directors Darby Duffin & Adam Jones were recently interviewed on NPR public radio KALW (91.7FM) in San Francisco. Featured on Your Call hosted by Rose Auguilar, the directors were introduced by Ana Blanco, executive director of the International...

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FISH & MEN called a “Must See Film”

FISH & MEN called a “Must See Film”

Hamptons Doc Fest 2020: Three Movies You Need To See Fish & Men There really are not better fish to fry than FISH & MEN, a documentary revealing the threats of commercial fishing. This film highlights the public health concerns through consumer choice, which...

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Screenings

Berkshire International Film Fest
*Jury Award: Documentary Feature
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
September 10-11, 2021

Food Film Festival
Tallinn, Estonia
September 9-15, 2021

MidCoast Film Fest
Damariscotta, Maine
July 25, 2021

Southampton Arts Center
Southampton, New York
July 8, 2021

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival
Sebastopol, California
June 10-13, 2021

International Ocean Film Festival
*Global Audience Choice Award
San Francisco, California
April 15-30, 2021

WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
*Special Jury Remi Award
Houston, Texas
April 16-25, 2021

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Dubuque, Iowa
April 18-25, 2021

Annapolis Film Festival
Annapolis, Maryland
April 8-18, 2021

Pecheurs du Monde International Film Festival
Lorient, France
March 22-29, 2021

Ocean City Film Festival
Ocean City, Maryland
March 4-11, 2021

Hamptons Doc Fest
*Best Environmental Film Award
Bridgehampton, New York
December 4-13, 2020

Coast Film Festival
Laguna Beach, California
November 15-29, 2020

Coronado Island Film Festival
*Audience Award: Documentary Feature
*Jury Award: Documentary Feature
Coronado, California
November 11-15, 2020

 

Ojai Film Festival
Ojai, California
November 6-15, 2020

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
November 5-22, 2020

Monadnock International Film Festival
Keene, New Hampshire
November 5-14, 2020

Saint Louis International Film Festival
St. Louis, Missouri
November 5-12, 2020

Naples International Film Festival
Naples, Florida
October 22-25, 2020

Virginia Film Festival
Charlottesville, Virginia
October 21-25, 2020

Devour! Food Film Fest
Wolfville, Canada
October 19-25, 2020

Toronto Food Film Fest
Toronto, Canada
October 16-25, 2020

Bergen International Film Festival
Bergen, Norway
October 7-18, 2020

GlobeDocs Film Festival
Boston, Massachusetts
October 1-12, 2020

Newport Beach Film Festival
Newport Beach, California
October 1-11, 2020

Lunenburg Doc Fest
Lunenburg, Canada
September 24-30, 2020

Charlotte Film Festival
*Jury Award: Best Documentary Feature
Charlotte, North Carolina
September 23-27, 2020

Breckenridge Film Festival
Breckenridge, Colorado
September 17 – October 4, 2020

Royal Starr Film Festival
Royal Oak, Michigan
September 10-20, 2020

New Haven Documentary Film Festival
New Haven, Connecticut
August 18-23, 2020

Rhode Island International Film Festival
Providence, Rhode Island
August 4-9, 2020

Woods Hole Film Festival
*Jury Award: Best Documentary Feature (runner-up)
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
July 25 – August 1, 2020

Provincetown Film Festival
Provincetown, Massachusetts
July 16-19, 2020

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Dubuque, Iowa
June 25 – July 13, 2020

Jersey Shore Film Festival
*Award: Best Environmental Documentary
Asbury Park, New Jersey
June 23 – August 2, 2020

Barnes Film Festival
London, United Kingdom
June 18-26, 2020

Blue Water Film Festival
*Audience Feature Award Winner
Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
June 8 – July 3, 2020

San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
San Luis Obispo, California
March 17-22, 2020

New Hampshire Film Festival
**World Premiere
*Audience Award: Best Documentary Feature
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
October 17-20, 2019

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