Production Credits: Documentaries

Invisible: Abbott Thayer and the Art of Camouflage

A profile of Abbott Thayer, artist, environmentalist and inventor of camouflage. Narrated by Jane Alexander, featuring P.J. O'Rourke and voice readings of Mark Twain, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. A Presentation of New Hampshire PTV for National PBS.

The White House Fellows

A film about The White House Fellows Program, with appearances by President George W. Bush, David Rockefeller, Jack Valenti, Colin Powell, Tommy Thompson, Bob Woodward, Condoleezza Rice, Tom Ridge, John McCain, John Snow, Wes Clark, Sean O'Keefe, Elaine Chao, Marsha Evans, Sam Brownback, and many other Washington figures. Funded by The White House Fellows Foundation.

Innocents At Risk

A film about the threat of child trafficking and the sexual abuse of children worldwide, with appearances by Queen Silvia of Sweden, Under Secretary of State Paula Dobriansky, and Congressman Chris Smith, among others. Funded by Departments of Justice and State.

A Dialogue Of Generosity

A film celebrating The Shakespeare Theatre the preeminent classical and repertory theatre company in America, featuring Stacy Keach, Hal Holbrook, Dixie Carter, Harry Hamlin and Dana Gioia. Funded by The Shakespeare Theatre Co.

Ground Zero

A film highlighting designs for the future of “ground zero,” site of the former World Trade Center, with profiles of many of the world’s leading artists and architects such as Daniel Libeskind, Norman Foster, Steven Holl, Thom Mayne, Michael Rotondi, Ben van Bertel, Greg Lynn, Winka Dubbelbam, Rafael Vinoly, and others. Exhibited at the 2002 Biennale of Architecture in Venice, Italy.

Mr. Gehry Goes To Washington

A film about architect Frank Gehry and his design for the construction of a New Wing of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC, including the design and approval process by the U.S. Commission on Fine Arts, J. Carter Brown, Chairman. Funded by a grant from NEA.

Ferrari: The Legend Lives

A film on the life and legend of Enzo Ferrari, including Michael Schumacher, Phil Hill and Luca di Montezemolo. Filmed on the 50th anniversary of the founding of Ferrari, with races around the Circo Massimo in Rome and 1997 Milla Miglia.

Destination Mars

A film about the origins of life on Earth and the myths surrounding the “Red Planet”. In digital high-definition television with animation from original image data from JPL/NASA. Narrated by Granville Van Dusen. Music by Scott Greer. A Presentation of the Visual Communication Center of Sony Corporation.

Jupiter The Giant

A journey to Jupiter and its 4 moons, Io, Callisto, Ganymede and Europa, in digital high-definition television with animation from original image data provided by JPL/NASA. Narrated by Powers Boothe. Music by Frederic Talgorn. A Presentation of Visual Communication Center of Sony Corporation.

Venus Unveiled

A flight from Death Valley to Venus and return, in digital high-definition television, with animation of the terrain of Venus by JPL/NASA. Narrated by Sigourney Weaver. Original Music by Marcus Miller. A Presentation of Sony Corporation High-Definition Software Center, Tokyo, Japan.

The Astonomer's Dream

A fantasy in digital high-definition television, starring Lothaire Bluteau as astronomer Johannes Kepler. Original music by Elliott Goldenthal. A presentation of Sony Corporation High Definition Software Center. World Premiere at the Electronic Cinema Festival, Montreux.

Voyager: The Grand Tour

A celebration of Voyager spacecraft's grand tour of the four outer planets. Animation by JPL/NASA. Commentaries by Dr. Edward Stone and Andrew Ingersoll. Narrated by Powers Boothe. Sponsored by Lockheed Martin. Over 125,000 VHS cassettes distributed worldwide in 4 languages. 1st Prize, 3rd International Animation Festival of Hiroshima, Japan.

DARE/America

A promotional film to help kids resist drugs and violence. 25,000 videocassettes distributed. Sponsored by Warner Bros. Narrated by Mel Gibson and Ving Rhames.

Zeffirelli's Tosca

A profile of Franco Zeffirelli in Rome preparing to direct the opera 'Tosca' for the Metropolitan Opera. Sponsored by Texaco for PBS. Emmy Award Winner.

Legends in Light

A tribute to George Hurrell, the king of the Hollywood glamour photographers, featuring appearances by Sharon Stone, Sherilyn Fenn, Katharine Hepburn, Sean Young, and Loretta Young, among others. Sponsored by Canon for TNT.

Franz Kline Remembered

An affectionate portrait of the late Abstract Expressionist painter, part of the 'Strokes of Genius' series, introduced by Dustin Hoffman, with Willem DeKooning. Sponsored by ARCO for PBS.

America's Heritage

A celebration of American fine arts and architecture in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State, with former Secretary of State George P. Shultz and James Baker III. Funded by W.W. Grainger and WTTW/Chicago PBS.

Liberty: The Legacy of Magna Carta

A dramatization of the historic events at Runnymede in 1215, narrated by Bill Moyers. Sponsored by H. Ross Perot and EDS for the National Archives.

Museum

A celebration of the idea of the museum from ancient times to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Sponsored by Ford Motor Company. Narrated by Michael York.

Thundering Hooves

A celebration of 500 years of American Horse Culture, Conquistadores, Vaqueros, Comanches and Cowboys. Narrated by John Cullum. Sponsored by Ford Motor Company.

Visiones Del Pueblo

A celebration of the folk art of Latin America. Narrated by Ruben Blades and Distributed by Modern Talking Pictures. Sponsored by Ford Motor Company.

Getting Out Of Business: Privatization And The Modern State

A documentary special on privatization, with Walter Wriston, David Rockefeller, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Gianni Agnelli, and Carlos Salinas for E.F. Hutton and PBS.

36 Hours

A profile of the US Army 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, on a Rapid Deployment Exercise out of Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, for United Technologies/PBS.

First Platoon

A profile of the US Marines on winter exercises, in Norway, 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, for United Technologies/PBS.

Second Home

A profile of the personnel aboard USS John F. Kennedy, a US Navy aircraft carrier on exercises in the Caribbean Sea, for United Technologies/PBS.

The Wing

A profile of the 36th Tactical Fighter Wing of the US Air Force, on alert at Bitburg Air Force Base, in Bitburg, Germany, for United Technologies/PBS.

The Public Eye

Pilot for a public affairs television series examining images in the media, hosted by Lewis Lapham, with Tom Wolfe and Michael Korda, for AT&T and PBS.

A Nice Flying Machine

A profile of the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU), a space back-pack for NASA and Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Gene Davis

A profile of the Washington color field painter for Phoenix Films/PBS.

Verdi's Aida

An introduction by Arianna Stassinopoulos on the Egyptian inspiration of Verdi's opera 'Aida', for The Metropolitan Opera, Texaco and PBS.

Francesca Di Rimini

An introduction by William Weaver to the opera 'Francesca Di Rimini', for The Metropolitan Opera, Texaco/PBS.

Fat Tuesday

A musical documentary of Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Winner of Best Film at USA Film Festival for PBS/Great Performances.