Great article in Nov/Dec 2013 issue of American Whitewater magazine about the story of the Elwha and kayaking thru the former lower dam site written by Tom O'Keefe
fundraiser party at the home of David and Maryanne Tagney Jones on 10/30/13
Just played our trailer (10/18/13) for a nice group of folks in Friday Harbor, graciously set up by our new Executive Producer Sarah Hart and local island resident Karen Vedder. Karen also read a wonderful introduction about the value of nature before the showing.
We showed our latest 24min trailer at a fundraising party at the home of Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes, including a nice introduction by Tom O'Keefe of the Mountaineers on 6/26/13.
We ran a 20min trailer of the film at Western Washington University in Bellingham on 4/10/13 along with other presenters Jeff Duda (USGS) and Stephen Streufert (NatureBridge) at a public event showcasing the Elwha River restoration process.
We just previewed our new 45min trailer to the public for the first time on March 27th at the annual meeting of the vashon island land trust
"As was apparent by the turnout, this is a subject that people are captivated by and our audience was obviously impressed by what you have produced. That was definitely the most enthusiastic response we’ve had to any of annual meeting presentations!" Beth B. - Manager
"Moving, powerful and inspiring"
"balanced, clear information and easy to follow the process"
Showing our 10min trailer at the Orca Network Conference on Whidbey Island 1/26/13
October 2012, John Gussman receives a check from Bret Wirta of Wirta Hospitality Worldwide to help fund our film.
Listen to a half hour radio interview with John and Jessica talking to reporter Steve Evans from KPTZ radio in Port Townsend as we visit the dam sites and lakebeds.
Article about the Elwha project in the 3/26/12 issue of the Sequim Gazette
Article about the Elwha project and the film on the National Park Conservation Assoc. blog site.
John was just awarded a grant from the American Canoe Association, the first filmmaker to receive a grant from that organization.
"Fire in the Hole" video has also been show on Smithsonian Magazine website
Channel 4 news broadcast a short story on the Elwha using bits and pieces from several of my online videos.
"Fire in the Hole" video was recently show on Discovery Channel Canada on the super-slomo program.
Listen to a radio interview (mp3) with John Gussman and fellow Elwha photographer Harry von Stark recorded at Port Angeles radio station KONP on May 9, 2011 talking about the Elwha project.