Every year, archivists from around the State of Florida gather to meet, compare notes, and discuss the latest ideas and technologies as well as methodologies and best-practices for "preserving history." This year, among the roster of highly skilled professionals in this very specialized and technical arena, The Documentary Producers Founder and Executive Producer, Jeff Mustard will be discussing the company's latest historical documentary video production, "Race Against Time" a specialty film project that emphasizes the importance of historians, archivists and preservationists for preserving what Mustard terms the "Critical Three P's" - People, Property and Prints from death, damage and destruction."
"Race Against Time" - A Specialty Film - Watch the "Behind the Scenes" Slide Show
"With deepening financial cutbacks across the board and reduced funding at both governmental and private levels, now more than ever it is important to be able to make a compelling argument to benefactors and others whose support is critical to enabling historical organizations to communicate the "need, importance and value of preserving history - and most importantly, doing it NOW," says Mustard who is also a Writer/Producer/
To see the "Behind the Scenes Slide show of this historical documentary filmmaking project currently in progress, click here: thedocumentaryproducers.com/
"The Critical Three P's in Preserving History - People, Property & Prints"
In his presentation to Florida's leading archivists and documentarians at their Annual Convention, Jeff Mustard will share his insights and production expertise into the documentary filmmaking process, intercutting clips of his award-winning film, Deerfield Days, with a unique and insightful PowerPoint presentation that focuses on preserving the critical "Three P's" in the race against time as these resources are the last vestiges of historical assets that are subject to loss with each passing year through death, damage and destruction."
Says Mustard: "Attendees will leave invigorated and empowered, refreshed and reenergized with new thoughts, ideas and approaches to the essential role archivists play in historic preservation and the power, excitement and effectiveness of producing a historical documentary brings to the community not just for today, but for generations to come."
About the Society of Florida Archivists
The objectives of the Society are to promote cooperation and the exchange of information among individuals and institutions interested in the preservation and use of archival and manuscript materials; to disseminate information on research materials and archival methodology;
www.TheDocumentaryProducers.com is a film and television video production company consisting of multiple-award winning writers/producers/
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