Loads of talent join multicultural film team

An impressive lineup has joined the Gullah Gone filmmaking team, bringing formidable expertise to the project as we work to complete production. Byron Hurt is executive producer. The award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer and anti-sexist activist will serve a mentoring role and consult every aspect of the one-hour documentary as it completes production. Hurt is an Emmy-nominated TV show hostContinue reading “Loads of talent join multicultural film team”

Gullah Project goes to Charleston

We are proud to announce our film has been accepted to the 9th annual Charleston International Film Festival. The Gullah Project will screen Saturday, November 5th in the 2 PM block of short films at Charleston Music Hall.  The entire film festival takes place November 2 – 6 in downtown Charleston. It’s an honor to be invited to suchContinue reading “Gullah Project goes to Charleston”

SCETV program explains connection between Gullah and African coastlines

I’m expanding my knowledge base by finding films and books about Gullah culture that I’ve previously missed. I’ll share some of them as I make my way through. Many thanks to Amy Shumaker @shu2833, executive producer at #SCETV, for providing links to some of these hard-to-find programs! Recently I saw Family Across the Sea, a 57-minute documentaryContinue reading “SCETV program explains connection between Gullah and African coastlines”

“A Better Place” sister film takes BEA honors

Last week Buz Kloot and Denise McGill were honored at Broadcast Education Association (BEA) District 2 Regional Conference, where their film “A Better Place: St. Helena, South Carolina” won second place in the Faculty Video Production Competition. Kloot and McGill were co-directors and co-producers for the project, which was released in 2012. It’s an honor to haveContinue reading ““A Better Place” sister film takes BEA honors”