Monday, October 31, 2016

Missing Threads Earns Another Award

On Thursday November 17, Wisconsin filmmakers gathered at Madison's Bartell Theater to celebrate their craft with the WAVE Awards. This annual event is a program of the Madison chapter of the Media Communications Association - International.

The documentary Missing Threads: The Story of the Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare Act earned a WAVE Award in the Training and Informational category. This project's production team included Colleen Parquette (Shadow Collaborative, Mosinee), Michelle Danforth (Oneida Nation, Green Bay),  Brian Alberth (Left Effect Media, Madison) and Susan Reetz (Clear Focus Media, LLC, Weston - formerly of Rucinski & Reetz Communication). 

The film was shown at the Green Bay Film Festival, Vision Maker Film Festival (Lincoln, Nebraska), Albuquerque Film and Music Experience (AFME), and the McMillan Library Film Festival as well as numerous other community events. It received a Golden Reel in the documentary category from the Media Communications Association - International, was chosen as a finalist in the film category for a Media For a Jut Society Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency and was named 2016 Best Short Documentary at the Albuquerque Film and Music Experience.

 Click on the photo to watch Missing Threads.

Link to Our Article on the National Council on Crime and Delinquency Blog

Check out our guest article on the National Council on Crime and Delinquency blog. We were honored when asked, as finalists in the Film category of their 2016 Media for a Just Society Awards, to provide a guest article. They are a great organization doing great things in the world.

And now, here is the blog article link.  And while you're there,, take some time to  look around their site. It's bursting with useful and important information.