Lighthouse doc a work of heart

Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 09:32 AM.

And beyond her roots in Gulf County, Curry, along with Long, brought plenty of expertise to the project.

After graduating from Princeton, Curry did her graduate work at the University of Southern California’s School of Fine Arts, one of the most prestigious schools for the arts, particularly filmmaking, in the country.

She spent three years in what she called a “trade school” kind of setting that was effectively three years of work in a variety of specialties, from film editing to post production.

Long spent two years doing much the same tasks across town at UCLA.

“We have specialized training,” Curry said. “You learn your craft by doing your craft.”

Curry has spent most of her time since in television. For the past three years she has been a writers’ assistant on the hit show “The Office” which recently ended a highly-honored nine-year run on NBC.

Long was drawn to documentary films.

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