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Richard Kane Biography

• 2009/2010 released two documentaries: ROCK SOLID: The
  Schoodic International Sculpture Symposium
about the spirit
  and joy of creating art and community; and PROTECTING
about the Natural Resources
  Council of Maine’s 50-year history of environmental protection
  – both of which are currently in the festival circuit

• Directs a series of documentaries, MAINE MASTERS, on
  extraordinary Maine artists, now in its eleventh episode with
  five in production

• Chairman of the Board of the Maine Film & Video Association

• In production on an independent documentary on WIND
in the Gulf of Maine and post production on a film
  for the John F. Kennedy Center Education Department
  encouraging the arts-in-education

• Distributing two documentaries produced by Richard on
  the life and art of M.C. Richards, artist, poet, author
  (Centering: In Pottery, Poetry and the Person) and sage,
  selected for eight international film festivals

• Won a Cine Golden Eagle for a series of documentaries he
  produced on FACES OF MICROCREDIT – a way of combating
  poverty throughout the world, for the Microcredit Summit in
  Washington, D.C. co-chaired by Hillary Clinton

• Produced, directed and wrote a short narrated by President
  Bill Clinton promoting investment in technology

• Produced, directed and edited six years of the Quest for
  Excellence, an annual conference promoting excellence
  in business practices, featuring Presidents Reagan, Bush,
  and Clinton including interviews with 25 CEOs

• Mentored under Producer/Director Judith Dwan Hallet and
  Director of Photography Reuben Aaronson along with many of
  the USA’s finest documentary filmmakers while working as an
  associate producer and location sound recordist for National
  Geographic, Discovery, NOVA, FRONTLINE, Smithsonian
  Expeditions, CBS, HBO, National Audubon Society, National
  Wildlife Federation and many others while traveling to every
  continent in the world

• Produced, directed and edited a series of Indiana Folklife
  documentaries with ethnomusicologist, author, and
  folklorist, Dillon Bustin, one of which won best short
  documentary at the Cork International Film Festival and
  was shortlisted for the Academy Awards

Melody Lewis-Kane Biography

• Potter, arts educator, filmmaker – operating Clay Forms
  Pottery since 1989 in Sedgwick, Maine

• Consultant on all productions of Kane-Lewis Productions,
  particularly those that concern arts and education
  often producing and interviewing

• Producer of the documentary M.C. Richards: The Fire
, selected for eight international film festivals

• Author of four arts-in-education curriculum guides
  includingthe guide that accompanies the film

• 25-year history leading workshops for teachers incorporating
  the arts into the curriculum

• Produced and co-wrote several arts-in-education films
  including: Arts & History: Storytelling funded by the
  Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the John F.
  Kennedy Center Education Department in Washington, D.C.;
  The Arts: Tools for Teaching, An Opportunity to Grown
  most recently with our associate Lynne Silverstein, Artist
  Residencies: Reshaping Your Work for the Classroom

photo of Jacob Kane
Jacob Kane Biography

• B.A. Clark University in Philosophy and Studio Art – 2008

• Penland School of Crafts, Metal Forging, 8 week concentration – 2008

• Member of IATSE Local #481 seeking classification in Electric Department

• SHUTTER ISLAND, Communications/Set PA, Martin Scorcese, director

• SURROGATES, Set PA 2nd Unit, Simon Crane, director

• PAUL BLART MALL COP, Craft Services PA, Adam Sandler Co.

• KNIGHT AND DAY, Rigging Electric

• ZOOKEEPER, Lamp Operator

• GROWN UPS, Electrician

• THE FIGHTER, Set Dresser

• DON McKAY, Set Dressing PA

• UFO's OVER THE EARTH, Set PA for Discovery Channel episode

• THE WORKS, Set PA for History Channel series, Powdershouse Productions

• CBS WBZ Channel 4, Set Carpenter for Mike Nosel

• SPLIT ENDS, Set PA and Camera Tech Asst. for Style Network,
  44 Blue Productions


• E! ENTERTAINMENT "True Hollywood Stories: Ty Pennington", Sound

• CONDUCTOR'S RETREAT, Camera Operator, Kerry Candaele Productions

• KENNEDY CENTER "Tableau" Camera Operator, Kane-Lewis Productions

• M.C. RICHARDS: THE FIRE WITHIN, Sound, interviews with
  Merce Cunningham and Judith Malina, Kane-Lewis Productions

• OPERA PACIFIC, Sound, Interview with Placido Domingo

• MAINE MASTERS, Sound and Grip, Kane-Lewis Productions

• DENNIS KUCINICH: You Speak for Us, Sound, indy doc,
  Kane-Lewis Productions

• IATSE Certified in operation of Scissor and Aerial Lifts

• Competent at driving Box Truck and Passenger Van


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