This weekend I had the great pleasure of conversing with Natasha Deganello Giraudie, cofounder of Micro-Documentaries via email. The following is our Q and A. I hope you will find it as inspiring as I do.
Josh Mormann | von Creedy: I was immediately intrigued when I saw the Micro-Documentaries logo with your testimonial on PipeJump.com the other day. Upon looking through your website I was impressed with everything I learned about the company, from the genuine and passionate mission, to the clear explanation of your process, the friendly biographic team introductions, to the outstanding quality of the work you do.
Natasha Deganello Giraudie | Micro-Documentaries: That’s pretty funny about Pipejump. I really like their product, and was happy to give them a testimonial. Now that is resulting in our very first formal interview! Don’t you love how the world works?
Thank you for contacting us. We appreciate your interest and your enthusiasm for our work.
vonC: Micro-Documentaries must have been born from your unconcealed love of filmmaking and profound enthusiasm for positive social change. When did you discover filmmaking, and what inspired you to pursue the craft as your deliberate course of action for making a difference?
Natasha: Photography, filmmaking and social change were naturally woven into my life. My father loved photography and would enjoy it as a hobby. He had a dark room at home when I was growing up. I still remember the smell while we were printing the images, the red light that let us see what we were doing and our favorite pictures on the wall. My parents were also quite adventurous and on holidays we would go on long expeditions to discover the pristine beauties of Venezuela, where I grew up, from the Caribbean to the