March 2013—Mind & Media Chief Creative Officer Aldo Bello has been selected by Docs in Progress as one of nine Fellows in their inaugural Fellowship Program. The Fellows will participate in a series of monthly meetings to hold each other accountable on their projects and share ideas about the creative process, as well as write about their progress on the Docs in Progress blog. The non-profit, based in Silver Spring, Maryland, fosters a supportive community for documentary filmmakers through classes, workshops, talks, consulting, and public screenings. Learn more at docsinprogress.org.
Aldo has produced several independent documentaries including What Happened about the tech bubble and DREAM: An Immigration Story about immigration reform. His latest project focuses on the significance and legacy of the date September 11 in both the U.S. and Chile.