Filmmaking is a journey. In every journey there are moments you’re going to remember forever. On March 30th, we premiered Moccasin Stories at Forth in the Exchange District in Winnipeg. The event was invite only and featured local filmmakers and artists, friends and family of those involved, educators from the city, and those looking to promote […]
Upcoming documentary to highlight cultural significance of moccasins
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It doesn’t end with the film. It can’t. If it does, we’ve failed. The documentary is merely a story. One that is being crafted to illustrate the power of Aboriginal culture and the significance of what many look at as only footwear.
Right off the bat, I really didn’t know what to expect once I heard I’d be working on Moccasin Stories. The idea just hit me, since even I wasn’t exactly sure what was the significance of moccasins in our Aboriginal culture. So it was indeed intriguing to work on this documentary as I’d also be […]
As with any film project, the journey is long and evolving. Every production I’ve been a part of has affected me in some way — it’s taught me things, honed my skills, and presented me with the opportunity to meet a lot of different people. Moccasin Stories started with one simple question. Why are moccasins […]
When I first heard I was joining Moccasin Stories the concept for the film seemed like a simple idea — let’s show people how moccasins and mukluks are made. But as the first week of filming came to a close, I sat back in my cramped apartment that stinks of dirty laundry and leftover food, […]
It’s always satisfying getting the first time you roll a camera on a project. A lot of people don’t realize that the majority of time put into a film project is the before and after process — not necessarily the actual shooting. We’re truly blessed to have the backing of MTS’ Stories From Home program to […]