A new video created for Elastic City, co-sponsored by Visual Aids, documenting the walk “Spread” by Todd Shalom and Niegel Smith. This was a GREAT walk that for me brought up some interesting issues about public space and the theme of security. A pleasure to collaborate with these wonderful artists as always. SPREAD from Danya Abt [...]
Running time: 6 minutes 26 seconds For tasty food, a healthy planet, and a strong local economy, sustainable food is a win-win-win. In The Harvest, my partner and cinematographer Zac & I visited buckwheat and the Farmer Ground Mill of Ithaca, NY to talk about doing right while eating well. Erick Smith of Cayuga Organics [...]
Full speed ahead!! I’ve spent the last few months cutting Metropolis Illinois. It is a beautiful beast–sometimes we wrestle and sometimes we tango. I will be submitting a rough cut to IFP film week at the beginning of March before beginning another editing job. We’re currently seeking funding and strategic partners for the film: please contact [...]
Last fall I had the great pleasure of working with Crossborders Media (now RAIN) on a series of videos featuring sustainable projects in American cities. It was a very fun project produced by the very talented Mike Mazur and I got to travel virtually around the county.
Running time: 5 minutes In 2000, construction began on a pipeline that stretches a thousand kilometers from Chad’s Doba Basin to the beaches of Cameroon. Funded by oil giants Exxon, Chevron and Petronas, morally insured by the World Bank whose stated purpose is to alleviate poverty, the Chad-Cameroon Oil Pipeline was a beacon of hope [...]