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Eric Cotton, Researcher

Eric Cotton joined Insignia Films in 2015. He recently graduated Ithaca College with a degree in Television and Radio and a concentration in Documentary Production. His thesis documentary film, Beyond the Border, examined the issue of undocumented immigration on the Texas-Mexico border, and the unprecedented deaths of crossing immigrants. Beyond the Border is currently being prepared for festival entry. Additionally, Eric had the pleasure of traveling to Sochi, Russia during his internship with NBC at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Through his internships with Ark Media, Portraits That Move, and Snapdragon Films, Eric found his love of documentary filmmaking. Now he has the great fortune of continuing working on documentaries as a researcher and archivist during the production of a three-part series on America’s involvement and transformation during WWI.