January 2019 | #OnceWasWater
The lure of a special invitation to an important conference on water in Rotterdam occurring simultaneously with the International Film Festival Rotterdam motivated us to finish quickly. We discovered too late that an application to the festival was also necessary and, unfortunately, the wheels were set in motion too late for the requirements. So it didn’t work out.
Meanwhile, our accelerated schedule for our preparations went ahead full blast. The online and color grading are nearly complete. We have Jim McKee’s rough draft mix to review while he mixes for the re-release of Apocalypse Now. The final music revision will be completed in the coming week.
Our distribution plan is in place. The poster has been designed by Alicia Jolly and printed by the wonderfully supportive Carol Covington at her eco-friendly printing house BlowUp Lab. The electronic press kit (EPK) is ready to go and our beautifully designed postcards and business cards are available upon request.
Online contributions can be made at:
Contributions via check and mail can be sent to:
Green Planet Films (fiscal sponsor)
PO Box 815
Stonington, CT 06378
Diana Fuller, producer
Christopher Beaver, Director
Once Was Water
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U.S. Governors Detail Water Priorities for 2019
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