This year, Cincinnati will be one of a record 125 cities worldwide – from Beijing to Lisbon - competing in the 48 Hour Film Project. On the weekend of May 16 - 18, filmmakers from all over the Cincinnati area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world. Kat Steele, executive director of the Cincinnati Film Festival and producer of the Cincinnati 48 Hour Film Project, Jen Day from team "Fish in Glass Box" and Daniel Perrea from team "Rockline Films" join us to explain the whirlwind process that is creating a film, from writing and casting to filming and editing, in a single weekend.
Larry Thomas reports that Richmond, Indiana native Zack Parker will show his film, Proxy, at the IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum on May 2 and 3 after it premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
Former Cincinnatian Craig Highberger has produced a number of films including one about photographer Jack Mitchell, My Life is Black and White. Frank Johnson talked with Craig about his films for “Around Cincinnati.”
Cincinnati native and filmmaker Steve Gebhardtjoins our contributor Ron Esposito to talk about his newest directorial effort, a biography of Marcello Baraghini, founder of the militant Italian publishing house, Stampa Alternativa, and various socialist newspapers.
Emmy-nominated filmmaker Tony Gerber joins Thane Maynard to discuss his film Snow Leopard of Afghanistan, which kicks off the National Geographic WILD channel’s Big Cat Week on Sunday, December 9 at 8:00 pm. Gerber followed big cat expert Boone Smith and a team of conservationists into war-torn Afghanistan in search of the snow leopard in order to help preserve the species.