Becoming Jamie: Shock and Joy, page 2

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Blog, Film | 0 comments

< Go back Halloween, 1973 Scene: Jamie is lying on an examination table. A tech wearing protective glasses, sterile mask and a large, glittery pin that reads: ELECTROLOGIST taps on Jamie’s cheek with a probe, beeping with each touch. Then, she tweezes a hair from Jamie’s face. “I’ve been on this table over 100 hours and it’s far from over.”  Cut to Jamie, clearly upset, entering her bathroom at home wearing only a black sports bra, leggings and cloche hat, which she rips off revealing her bald head. “Look at me. This is why I suffer so badly...

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Becoming Jamie: Shock and Joy – in production

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Blog, Film | 0 comments

Becoming Jamie: Shock & Joy A Roger Sherman Film At age 63 Jamie Peebles realized he is a woman Jamie, Real Estate agent Confirmation surgery, November 29, 2016 The day before confirmation surgery The feature documentary is Jamie’s personal, poignant, revelatory, hilarious, and joyful story told through video diary recordings and my filming. Jamie is a brilliant engineer – she built the studios of Oxygen Media and Current TV – a photographer, former college professor, and home builder. Her story will be told through her video diaries and Roger...

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A Dream House

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Film | 0 comments

About the Film Purchase Synopsis Writer Tom Wolfe, fashion designer Geoffrey Beene, architect Robert A.M. Stern, film production designer Richard Sylbert, cookbook writer Sheila Lukins, painter Kenny Scharf, Chez Panisse owner Alice Waters, artists Daniel Mack and Bennet Bean, floral designers Pure Madderlake, architect Adam Tihany, designers Jed Johnson and Alan Wanzenberg—all design fantasy rooms in a New York City brownstone, to benefit Design Industry Foundation for Aids (DIFFA). The video shows the start-to-finish...

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Fast Eddie and the Boys

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Film | 0 comments

About the Film Purchase Winner, New England Film Festival, Best Independent Video   Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Contemporary Documentary Series   The South Beach Film Festival   Portland International Film Festival   Hamptons International Film Festival   Silver Images Film Festival   Synopsis This intimate portrait of a tight-knit group of wisecracking octogenarians features Fireball Abe, Punch Shot Al, and Shmatta Dave, all of whom literally live for handball. They play hard, recall their...

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The Garden of Eden

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Film | 0 comments

About the Film Purchase Academy Award nominee Blue Ribbon American Film Festival Winner North American Outdoor Academy Awards International Wildlife Film Festival Ten additional awards and citations Synopsis In the next 30 years, 20% of all forms of life will cease to exist. The first film showing that it can be for good business to save the environment. Discoveries in the plant, animal, and microbiology worlds show that what you might think of as unimportant could be the cure to a major disease, save an entire species of plant,...

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Strings Without Borders

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Film | 0 comments

About the Film Purchase Synopsis In this planned cinéma vérité documentary, viewers witness Pierre Bensusan’s creative process—on the road in New York, Aspen, Paris, and Dublin, in scenes shot backstage, on the streets, in concert, and with friends like legendary guitarists Steve Vai, Bobby Thomas Jr. of Weather Report, Ry Cooder, and others. We’ll see rare footage, including shots of Pierre playing a mind-blowing duet with the late finger-style great Michael Hedges. Our cameras are behind the scenes with the masters as they...

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