“Captain” to air on local PBS Affiliate

Posted in Captain, Documentary on June 18th, 2012 by Dave

We at Agricola Media are pleased to announce that the documentary Captain will be aired on the PBS affiliate here in Rochester New York on Veterans day 2012, as well as other dates to be announced. This marks the first Agricola Media documentary to be aired on a Public Broadcasting station. Needless to say we are pleased and honored that this story of a fallen soldier, remembered by a man he never met, will reach a wider audience. Close captioning will be added to the film before its PBS debut. If you would like to view this film in its entirety online, it can be viewed here.

Single-handed film-making: Not without my producer!

Posted in Uncategorized on June 6th, 2012 by Dave

Although I do all my own shooting, lighting, sound, and editing, I am very fortunate and thankful for all the feedback, counsel, and support I receive from Agricola Media’s co-producer Ann Pennella. Ann is great at listening to my ideas and then commenting on them with objectivity, offering positive alternatives to what are often initial thoughts on my part. She is very good at taking, say a marketing idea, and seeing additional opportunities that flow naturally from it. Her producing skills are more valuable to me as a filmmaker than anything else I can think of and I’ve learned to really listen carefully to her thoughts…