Episode 26: Women of 5Point Adventure Film Festival
Featuring Founder Julie Kennedy (and Five Oh-So-Creative Women)
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Banner image by Gale Straub
On April 20th, we headed to Carbondale, CO for our first adventure film festival, 5Point. We talked to its founder, Julie Kennedy, and five creative women who find inspiration in its community. We learn about the trends in adventure filmmaking and the importance of seeking out the people and places that motivate you to create.
Featuring Julie Kennedy (Founder of 5Point), Anya Miller (Creative Strategist at Duct Tape Then Beer), Haley Thompson (co-director of the film How We Grow), Aisha Weinhold (founder of No Man’s Land Film Festival), Sonya Pevzner (blogger behind Pevzdispenser), and Sarah Uhl (artist and former event director for 5Point).
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Music is by Mise & Chris Zabriskie via freemusicarchive.org
A Few of the Women Featured:
Films Mentioned in this Episode
Where the Wild Things Play – Krystle Wright
Edges – Katie Stjernholm
The Time Travelers – Gnarly Bay, Forest Woodward & Brendan Leonard
How We Grow – Haley Thompson & Tomas Zuccareno
Denali’s Raven – Camp4Collective
Kickass Katie Lee – Beth & George Gage
Wasfia – Sean Kusanagi
Paradise Waits – Orchard
Pretty Faces – Unicorn Picnic Productions
A Blind Man and His Armless Friend Plant a Forest in China – Didn’t make the interview cut but Gale mentioned it to everyone she talked to!
What do you think when you think adventure film?
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