Sit in On A Private Film Session with Dr.Temple Grandin & World Animal Awareness Society

Sit in on the filming session with Tom McPhee & Dr. Temple Grandin. The FOCUS of the shoot is the evolution of the human species utilizing the perspective of other species. Dr. GRANDIN will teach us how to see & film as if we are a non-human animal.
 
 
Temple Grandin at Emmy's (AP photo/Chris Pizzello)
Temple Grandin at Emmy's (AP photo/Chris Pizzello)
 
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Sept. 29, 2010 - PRLog -- Fort Collins, CO - During the weekend of November 5-7, 2010, World Animal Awareness Society Executive Director Tom McPhee will allow one guest to accompany him to meet Dr. Temple Grandin.  You will sit in on the filming session with Tom McPhee and Dr. Temple Grandin.  The FOCUS of the shoot is the evolution of the human species utilizing the perspective of other species. Dr. GRANDIN will teach us how to see and film as if we are a non-human animal.

Your actual itinerary will be determined based on Dr. Temple Grandin, Tom McPhee and World Animal Awareness Society - WA2S.org schedule. Donor is responsible for all travel expenses (including, but not limited to airfare, lodging, & meals) and any other arrangements to meet Tom McPhee & Dr. Grandin in Fort Collins, Colorado.

This item is listed for charity.  100% of the winning bid is a tax-deductible donation (where the law allows) to the World Animal Awareness Society (http://www.WA2S.org).  This auction is open to bidders world-wide.  We will work on an itinerary with the winning bidder once your donation is processed. Please ask any questions prior to bidding.

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Dr Temple Grandin is a practical problem solver, a powerful visual thinker, and a leader in animal welfare and autism.  She designs humane animal handling facilities all over the world and is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.  Dr. Grandin has authored more than 400 scientific articles on animal handling, animal welfare, and humane facility design.  She is the author of "Thinking in Pictures", "Livestock Handling and Transport," "Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals," "Humane Livestock Handling", "Animals in Translation" and "Animals Make Us Human".  Her life story has been made into a multi-Emmy Award winning movie. Learn more at http://www.grandin.com/

Executive Director and Founder of the World Animal Awareness Society, Tom McPhee is an award winning producer and director of film, TV, and multi-language interactive media.   He owns two media companies, Cave Studio and Man Smiling Moving Pictures.   Tom served as producer and host/character for two animal centric TV shows broadcast across Canada on The Pet Network in 2009.  Tom is the Producer & Director of the multi-award-winning documentary An American Opera: The Greatest Pet Rescue Ever!  Through the World Animal Awareness Society, Tom scours the nation for stories to film at the human/animal intersection.  Tom has been on expedition recently filming the animal relief efforts that occurred shortly after the earthquake in Haiti and has been leading the ALL EYES ON THE GULF Expedition chronicling the effects on Life in the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster since early May 2010.

The mission of the World Animal Awareness Society is to focus a lens on a wide range of human-animal interactions in order to have a filmed record of our behavior in expectation that it will create a window to observe human evolution. The moving image is arguably the rawest, most powerful educational tool we have to witness our behavioral patterns, attitudes and interactions and aid us in our continued growth. The World Animal Awareness Society - WA2S.org specializes in footage concentrating on contemporary human-animal events. Headline stories such as the roundup of wild mustangs, the proliferation of puppy mills, the animal fur trade, factory farming, animals affected by natural or man-made disasters as well as less covered events such as animal hoarding are produced.  The World Animal Awareness Societies most recent expeditions: covered the animal relief efforts in the disaster zone in Haiti after the devastating earthquake of February 2010, as well as the current oil spill in the Gulf regions May 2010 to present day and the effect on the wildlife. Visit the World Animal Awareness Society website to learn more.  http://www.WA2S.org

The World Animal Awareness Society is a non-profit incorporated in the state of Michigan, Domestic Nonprofit ID#70640K.  The WA2S.org is a qualified organization according to Internal Revenue Service and is currently in the process of receiving 501c3 status.  All donations are tax deductible.  

Contacts:
Tom McPhee, 646-546-5640, tommcphee@wa2s.org
Michelle Way, 310-734-6886, michelle.way@wa2s.org

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World Animal Awareness Society - WA2S.Org, a non-profit, incorporated in the state of Michigan for the purpose of filming contemporary human-animal interactions at the point of intersection, to be shared with the world.
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