I’m working on a documentary to be shot in Wyoming during August and we’re trying to win the Wyoming Short Film Contest. The theme is “WY am I Here?”
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The Wyoming Film Office gives away $25,000 to the winner that goes toward a Wyoming production. We’ll be making the movie in Grand Teton National Park this August.
The top-10 are decided by popularity contest with no regard to production value. The winner is picked by a panel of judges based on the dogs selected by the production team friends and family – it’s click bait from the Wyoming Film Office. Everyone is having a problem with this, but it cuts down on those who sit at their computers and hit play, over and over.
The main voting criteria has to do with promotion of Wyoming. What a great way to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the US National Park Service than from the top of the Grand?
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“WY Am I Here”? What if a 62-year-old grandfather of six decides to climb the spectacular Grand Teton and make never-before drawn pastel views of the expansive landscape?
Laramie artist Joe Arnold has been mountaineering for 50 years. He and his son, Jason, are planning an expedition to Grand Teton National Park for an ascent of the Grand Teton (13,776′) North Ridge route (rated 5.8).
It will be a five-day bonding experience for two generations of climbers with an unusual but creative mission at the summit.
How did I come across this project?
I went to the Wyoming Arts Council CLICK! conference in Casper a couple weeks ago.
I ran into Joe Arnold. We were each presenting about our art works at the conference.
A couple years ago, Joe won a Wyoming Arts Council fellowship. I did a tribute video about his project which was a trek to Patagonia.
We got to talking. I was looking for a movie to make for the film office contest. I thought about my two works-in-progress, but wasn’t inspired.
Joe has a trailer finished, making it the perfect project.
Take a look and click on the heart in the upper right hand corner of the video player. We want to get into the top-10 of the beauty pageant.
Here’s the rest of the team:
- Director and Director of Photography: Eric Randall
- Production Assistants: Jacob Chmielowiec and Tim Hall
- Music By: Dave Beegle davebeegle.com
- Produced by: Alan O’Hashi and wyocomedia.com
- Associate Producer: Jason Arnold
- Executive Producer: Joe Arnold joearnold.org