Watch | Film Montage – Immigrant Artists at Work Making the “Bienvenidos al Canal” Mural
Enjoy watching this first draft of an animation in progress. All the images are all high resolution 35mm still photos animated to music in a 4K film. It features mural artists Isidoro Filadelfo Angeles, Yuan Chen and Oscar Morales, alongside young artists from Drawbridge, a local arts organization dedicated to homeless and underserved children, at work making the impressive “Bienvenidos al Canal” mural. The finished version of the animation will likely become part of the “GET THE PICTURE? documentary short film. Make a Donation to Help Fund Film Production Via This Secure Link – Thank You
“Get The Picture?” is produced by the filmmaking team: Jesse Gift and Diane Wagner
Jesse Gift – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | WRITER, DIRECTOR, EDITOR – Marin County Resident – Jesse Gift is Primetime Emmy® Award recipient and Multiple Emmy® Award nominee. Jesse began his journalism and filmmaking career in the 1980s producing, directing, shooting, and editing independent documentaries in Europe, the Caribbean and Central America. Jesse moved into national network news in the 1990s. He edited and produced national morning and evening news segments, primetime news magazine segments, bio documentaries, and television specials broadcast on ABC, NBC, CBS, MSNBC, A&E, VH1, and PBS. Many of these high-profile stories reached tens of millions of viewers at a time.
Diane Wagner, MBA – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – Marin County Resident – Diane grew up in Marin County and graduated from Claremont McKenna College, where she received her BA in economics. She earned her M.B.A. in marketing and finance at the University of California at Irvine. Diane is an entrepreneur who leverages her extensive Fortune 500 sales, marketing, finance and project management experience in her work as Executive Producer.