HOW TO SAVE A FISH FROM DROWNING

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Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Series:

  • Bridging the gap

Decade:

  • 2000s

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Title: HOW TO SAVE A FISH FROM DROWNING

Reference number: 8058

Date: 2007

Director: d. Kelly Neal

Sponsor: The National Lottery through Scottish Screen, Skillset UK Film Skills Fund, Edinburgh College of Art, Angus Digital Media Centre, Docspace, Scottish Documentary Institute

Producer: Noe Mendelle

Production company: Bridging the Gap

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 12.42 mins

Description: A film about the death of white rural America told through the voices of three old men fishing on a frozen lake. [synopsis from "New Films, New Talent: Best of Scottish Shorts 2007]

Part of Season 4 'Bridging the Gap' documentary scheme, on the theme of "White".

View this film online at http://www.docscene.org/how-to-save-a-fish-from-drowning.html [last accessed 26/2/2010]

Credits: Scottish Documentary Institute present A Bridging the Gap production in association with Scottish Screen

Thanks to Wiley and Barb Post, Shannon and Laura Burau, Wendell and June Springstead, Pastor Phyllis Scroggins, The Trinity Church Congregation, Stacey Waldman and The Bera Motel, The Group Therapy Lounge, Tracy's Cafe, The Pinochle Club, Jan Johanssen, Espen Hansen, Sandy Valanzano, Sandy and Chuck Neal, Fiona Reid, Finlay Pretsell, Julie McIntosh, Peter Symes, Marc Isaacs, Hammerhead TV, ARC Facilities. Special thanks to all the citizens of Columbus who provided a warm welcome and gave so generously of their time and assitance.

d. ph. Minttu Mantynen
m. and sd. design Marcelo de Oliveira
sd. rec. Kelly Neal
sd. dubbing John Cobban
ed. Patricia Gomes
online ed. Simon Blakeley
p. Noe Mendelle
w. and d. Kelly Neal
short film exec. for Scottish Screen Becky Lloyd
exec. p. Sonja Henrici

Supported by The National Lottery through Scottish Screen, Skillset UK Film Skills Fund, Edinburgh College of Art, Angus Digital Media Centre, Docspace, Scottish Documentary Institute