He who speaks loud saying nothing…
Old Cheyenne saying
Sound and picture stories about events and issues that affect people’s lives
have attracted filmmakers since the advent of the medium. The introduction of
digital technology has made high quality equipment available at reduced cost
and given access to a whole new generation of filmmakers. We’ve used the documentary
form to tell stories across a wide spectrum of subject matter. Projects have taken
“LIFE AS YOU KNOW IT”: is about drug and alcohol use, addiction and recovery. In America, there’s a pill, a liquid or a powder to make you feel happier, braver, more potent or smarter than you really are. Legal or not, all of these substances are plentiful, available and cheap. The popular music industry has long been associated with excesses in drug use. Life As You Know It explores the complex world of addiction and recovery through music, celebrity and personal experience.
“AFTERSHOCK”: is a short history of the Iraq War from the point-
“GIVIN’ IT UP”: is about the sexual abuse of children by nearly-
“WATER WARS”: is the story of America’s romance with bottled “spring” water: where
it comes from, how it’s “harvested” and who’s affected when it’s taken from the ground.
There have been confrontations in Pennsylvania, Texas and elsewhere in the US between
bottling companies and rural communities fearful of having their water hauled away.
Urban vs. rural, corporate bottom-