Awards and Honors

Awards

  1. Bronze Finalist Award, 22nd Annual Telly Awards 2001
  2. First Place "Gold Camera" Award, 33rd US International Film & Video Festival 2000
  3. Platinum Best of Show, 2000 Aurora Awards
  4. Honorable Mention, 48th Annual Columbus International Film & Video Festival 2000
  5. Award of Excellence, 2000 Aegis Awards
  6. Award of Distinction, Videographer Awards 2000
  7. Best of Oregon Award, 2000 da Vinci Film & Video Festival
  8. Finalist, 43rd Annual International Film & Video Festival 2000 - The New York Festivals
  9. Crystal Award of Excellence, 2000 Communicator Awards
  10. Official selection, 1st Annual Los Angeles Green Reel Film Festival; Hollywood, California; August 2001
  11. Official selection, Myhelan Indie Film Festival 2001; Hackettstown, New Jersey; March 10 & 11, 2001 (one of three "Film Fest Committee Favorites")
  12. Official selection, Telluride IndieFest 2K; Telluride, Colorado; December 8 & 9, 2000
  13. Official selection, 27th Northwest Film & Video Festival; Portland, Oregon; November 6, 2000
  14. Official selection, 2nd Annual Cripple Creek Film Festival; Cripple Creek, Colorado; September 29, 2000
  15. Official selection, 2000 da Vinci Film & Video Festival; Corvallis, Oregon; July 15, 2000

Screenings:

  1. Premiere: Adelaide Church Memorial Browsing Room, Knight Library, University of Oregon; Eugene, Oregon; February 10, 2000
  2. Mid-Oregon Production Arts Network Film/Video Northwest 2000
  3. Short Film Screening (excerpt); Eugene, Oregon; April 1, 2000
  4. Bijou Art Cinemas; 492 E. 13th Ave.; Eugene, Oregon; April 9, 2000
  5. Willamette Repertory Theatre/ Bandon High School, in conjunction with "Woody Guthrie's American Song";Eugene, Oregon; April 27, 2000
  6. Bonneville Power Administration - Employee Screenings in Vancouver, Washington; May 24, 2000; and Portland, Oregon; May 25, 2000 (twice)
  7. 33rd US International Film & Video Festival 2000 (excerpt); Chicago, Illinois; June 15, 2000
  8. Portland Art Museum’s Northwest Film Center, Whitsell Auditorium; Portland, Oregon; June 25 & 26, 2000
  9. 12th Annual Fishtrap Writers Conference at Wallowa Lake; Joseph, Oregon; July 2000
  10. 3rd Annual Woody Guthrie Free Folk Festival, Crystal Theater; Okemah, Oklahoma; July 14 (twice) & 15, 2000
  11. Hobo Rendezvous 2000 Music & Poetry Festival, Northeastern Nevada Museum; Elko, Nevada; July 29, 2000
  12. 54th University Film & Video Association Annual Conference 2000, Colorado College; Colorado Springs, Colorado; August 17, 2000
  13. Learning in Retirement Program, University of Oregon Continuation Center; Eugene, Oregon; August 23, 2000
  14. Northwest Film Forum/ Experience Music Project; Seattle, Washington; May 16, 2001
  15. 31st Willamette Valley Folk Festival; Eugene, Oregon; May 18, 2001
  16. 30th Northwest Folklife Film Festival; Seattle, Washington; May 25, 26, & 28, 2001
  17. 15th Annual Visual Communication Conference; Yamhill, Oregon; June 24, 2001
  18. Washington State History Museum, as part of the Smithsonian Institution’s Traveling Exhibit, "This Land is Your Land: The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie"; Tacoma, Washington; July 19, 2001

Reviews/Media

  1. Eugene (OR) Register-Guard, "Oregon Plays a Key Role"; April 9, 2000
  2. Peoria (IL) Times-Observer, "The Majdic Touch"; May 24, 2000
  3. Willamette Week (Portland, OR), "Roll On Columbia"; June 21, 2000
  4. The Oregonian (Portland, OR), "Woody Slept Here"; June 25, 2000
    Guest, "The Bill Gallagher Show"; KPAM-AM (radio talk show), Portland, Oregon; June 26, 2000
  5. Okemah (OK) News Leader, "Roll on Columbia"; July 13, 2000
    Radio news interview; KKNG-FM Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; July 14, 2000
  6. The Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette, "Film Fest Lineup Better The Second Time Around"; September 23, 2000
  7. Oregon Quarterly, "Roll on Woody"; Autumn 2000
    Oregon Outlook, "UO Filmmakers Tell Story of Woody Guthrie's Prolific Month in Oregon"; Winter 2000-2001
  8. The Green Man Review, "Roll on Columbia: Woody Guthrie and the Bonneville Power Administration"; December 10, 2000
  9. Guest, "Civic Blues"; WNTI-FM (radio talk show); Hackettstown, New Jersey; March 6, 2001
  10. Radio news interview, "Woody Guthrie Exhibition", KPLU-FM; Seattle, Washington; March 30, 2001
  11. Mother Jones Magazine, "Roll on Columbia"; April 2001 issue
  12. Guest, "Northwest Passage"; KLCC-FM (radio talk show); Eugene Oregon; May 9, 2001

Broadcasts

The Central Educational Network/ Continental Program Marketing selected the program as a ‘Complimentary Offer’, whereby they made it available via satellite to PBS affiliates nationwide; uplinked October 9, 2000. We will not be informed of all broadcasts until the end of the fiscal year. Through the grapevine, however, we have confirmed the following broadcasts:

  • Wyoming Public Television (July 7, 2000)
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting (July 27 & 30, 2000)
  • Idaho Public Television (Oct 20, 2000 & Jan 24, 2001)
  • WNYE; Brooklyn, NY (Nov 1, 2000)
  • Detroit Public TV (Nov 23, 2000)
  • KEET; Eureka, CA (Nov 24, 2000)
  • WKNO; Memphis, TN (Nov 24, 2000)
  • Montana PBS (Dec 3, 2000)
  • WPTD; Dayton, OH (Dec 10 & 11, 2000)
  • WYIN; Merrillville, IN (Dec 14 & 15, 2000)
  • WBCC; Cocoa, FL (Dec 20, 2000)
  • KPTS; Wichita, KS (Dec 21, 2000)
  • WLJT; Martin, TN (Dec 23, 2000)
  • WGTE; Toledo, OH (Dec 31, 2000)
  • KIXE; Redding, CA (Dec 31, 2000)
  • WTVP; Peoria, IL (Jan 6, 2001)
  • Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (winter 2001)
  • WLRN; Miami, FL (April 7, 2001)

Other

  • The Arkay Foundation of California provided a $50,000 grant for distribution of 1,000 copies of the program to colleges and universities nationwide.
  • The 27th Northwest Film & Video Festival in Portland, Oregon, gave a $1,000 service award to the program.
  • Distribution in the United Kingdom by the Quantum Leap Group Ltd.
  • Distribution by the Woody Guthrie Archives & Foundation in New York City
  • Videotapes have been sold to libraries, museums, and individuals nationwide