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Eating Alaska PBS broadcasts have begun!

EATING ALASKA, the local, sustainable food movie by local, sustainable filmmaker Ellen Frankenstein (and co-produced by me!) has a busy month of September, airing on PBS stations from Houston to Juneau, from Charleston to Milwaukee.  As many of you know, this film was a long time labor of love for me and Ellen, born out … Continued

ONE VOICE Trailer Sneaky Preview

Aloha friends!  Excited to share the ONE VOICE TRAILER which I edited for the good people at Pacific Islanders in Communication, a fantastic organization that channels Corporation for Public Broadcasting money to Pacific Islander films and filmmakers (they also do great education and outreach, in addition to funding).  Anyways, there is nothing more fun than … Continued

Our Doc Special Circumstances Nominated for an Imagen Award!

Another great nomination for our documentary Special Circumstances by Marianne Teleki and Héctor Salgado. This little film that could was nominated for an Imagen Award (Spanish for “image”) in the Best Documentary Category. The awards recognize positive portrayals of latinos and latin culture in entertainment. Other documentaries nominated include News Special – The New America … Continued

Our Doc Special Circumstances Nominated for an Imagen Award!

Another great nomination for our documentary Special Circumstances by Marianne Teleki and Héctor Salgado. This little film that could was nominated for an Imagen Award (Spanish for “image”) in the Best Documentary Category. The awards recognize positive portrayals of latinos and latin culture in entertainment. Other documentaries nominated include News Special – The New America … Continued

Nice review of EATING ALASKA from the Good Folks at Slow Food USA

When Ellen and I were working on the film, we always hoped to link up with the folks at Slow Food…here is their latest blog: http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php/slow_food/blog_post/eating_alaska/ The Slow Food USA Blog Eating Alaska Posted on Wed, June 02, 2010 by Intern1 Comments | Categories: Biodiversity, Farms and Farming, Film/TV/Radio, Uncategorized, by intern Maia Piccagli “Eating Alaska” is a quirky … Continued

Pidgin a winner at Honolulu Film Festival

Pidgin: The Voice of Hawai‘i screened as an official selection of the Honolulu Film Festival (soon to be known as the Waikiki Film Festival), held April 24 & 25 in Waikiki, and came away with two awards:  a Grand Jury Prize and Best Human Rights Film.  Mahalo to this great venue for Hawai‘i film!  And … Continued