- David just wrapped editing E-TEAM, the story of four human rights workers investigating war crimes in Syria, Libya, and Kosovo. The documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Read the Variety review here.
- Cutie and the Boxer, a Sundance winner and festival favorite, is now nominated for the 2014 Best Documentary Feature Oscar! David edited this intimate and tumultuous story about the 40 year marriage of two Japanese artists. Cutie and the Boxer is now available on Netflix and iTunes.
- “Mondays at Racine” is Oscar-nominated in 2013! David edited and also shot this documentary about a Long Island hair salon that opens its doors to cancer patients. “Mondays” is now playing on HBO.
—- 2012 —-
- The Brooklyn Vitagraph Company helped produce a short video for Restore Red Hook, a fund to help the local businesses of Red Hook, Brooklyn, that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Donate here.
- The Iran Job, the surprising and often hilarious story of an American basketball player in Iran, premiered at the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival. David edited the film, which is currently available on iTunes and Amazon.
- “Growing Hope Against Hunger” wins a 2012 Primetime Emmy! The Sesame Street special was edited by David Teague.
—- 2011 —-
- Brooklyn Vitagraph co-presented a complete retrospective of British filmmaker John Samson at Anthology Film Archives in November 2011. Virtually unknown in the United States, Samson was a documentary pioneer who tackled subjects both taboo and banal. More info HERE. Review of the program HERE.
- “SUN COME UP” was nominated for a 2011 Oscar! The film by Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger was edited by Brooklyn Vitagraph’s David Teague.
- Flicker NYC (2001-2011), New York’s festival of new Super 8mm films, ended a decade of events with a special and final 10th Anniversary show. Flicker NYC was founded in 2001 by David Teague and held over 20 screenings at the Knitting Factory, the Brooklyn Lyceum, and Southpaw. The festival screened over 150 Super 8 films, and supported numerous local Super 8 projects with grants. A more in depth look at Flicker NYC can be found at the Flicker NYC website.
—- 2010 —-
- Brooklyn Vitagraph has a new documentary in development! OUR MAN IN IQUITOS is a film about an aging rocker turned politician set in the Peruvian Amazon. Watch the teaser HERE.
- OUR HOUSE - WORLD PREMIERE HOT DOCS 2010. The Brooklyn Vitagraph Company co-produced this feature documentary about an unorthodox homeless shelter run by anarchist Christian squatters. The film won the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the DeadCENTER Festival 2010 and screened in June at the Brooklyn International Film Festival. Directed by David Teague and Greg King. Click here for the Our House website.
—- 2009 —-
- The official website for David Teague’s new documentary “INTIFADA NYC” is online here. “Intifada NYC” played festivals from London to South Korea followed by an international broadcast run, including Al Jazeera. Click here for more info on buying the home video or educational / public performance DVD.
—- 2008 —-
- “Freeheld” wins a 2008 Academy Award! David edited this documentary about a same-sex couple’s battle for equal rights. The film is currently being adapted into a fiction film starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page.
- Love Suicides - David Teague’s underground Super 8 feature based on an 18th century Japanese bunraku play – has played all over the world, and was featured at the Cambridge Super 8 Film Festival in the UK and at the Szeged Super 8 Festival in Hungary.
Brooklyn Vitagraph? The Brooklyn Vitagraph (vie-ta-graf) Company takes it name from Brooklyn’s silent film era Vitagraph Studios (1906 – 1925). The old Vitagraph Studios produced films on Avenue M in Midwood, Brooklyn, and the original smoke stack still shows the Vitagraph name.