Saturday, August 15, 2009

Art for Documentary



For Dave Erickson's documentary about the Lower Wisconsin River
the Paddlefish is one of the features...
the event and documentary for which this is being done is called
Rhythm of the River...

right now, my concern is this fish.............................................................................................................


"Dave Erickson...
award winning filmmaker...
starting with his first...Raising Crane,
which he made at the International
Crane Foundation
has won several national awards...
(you've probably seen it.. it's about the saving of the Sandhill Cranes...
it's a very cool...very wonderful film)
Dave has produced 40-50 films since...
Many of his films are funded by the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Wisconsin Humanities Council.
"He's excited about he $10,000 Humanities grant he's received for his current river project.


"It's my seed money."
He's trying to raise $30,000 more from corporations, businesses and private donations.
The Humanities Grant is from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
He's partnering with Wisconsin Public TV.
His films are picked up for airing all over the United States on public TV networks. "

2 comments:

knitsteel said...

oh that's fantastic. You really do manage to get some great opportunities.

James said...

This is big one and is not easy. l think you take a long time to finish it.