Mon, 16 November 2009
Brett Harvey is President and founder of BKS Crew Productions, a Vancouver based multimedia production company.
He has made the move from DP to director with his new film The Union: The Business Behind Getting High, a documentary film which explores the 7 billion dollar per year business of marijuana in British Columbia and the history and current impact of cannabis prohibition.
Tue, 10 November 2009
Emile Bokaer comes from a family of conscious and creative people in Ithaca, NY. As a child, he worked at his parents’ art house movie theater Fall Creek Pictures. While studying Math and English at Oberlin College, he fell in love with documentary filmmaking. He is pursuing an MFA in Documentary Film at Stanford University.
Emile has made a wide range of documentary films locally and internationally.
These include: a film about a small town skateboard park, the relationships between various institutional lifestyles, collectives of Guatemalan women who work to preserve native species of corn, and a technical theater program at a girl’s school in Cleveland. His recent documentary film short
Looking Back is about Albert Lewis who struggles with drug addiction and with memories of war, using photography to help him survive in a supportive community of homeless veterans. Emile has also collaborated with Geoff Pingree on the forthcoming documentary feature, The Return of Elder Pingree and has worked on worked on the Student Academy Award finalist film, In Circles.
Tue, 3 November 2009
Nicolas Entel was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lives in Brooklyn, NY. His latest project is the documentary Sins of My Father, which tells the story of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar through the eyes of his only son, as well as the sons of his most prominent victims.