I’ve been told it shouldn’t matter. But as one in a handful of black professionals in the outdoor recreation industry I can’t help being wildly excited. In June the first ...
Life Out Loud
One year after Jim Whittaker and his team became the first Americans to summit Mount Everest another historic climb was achieved in Alaska. In 1964 along with 14 other climbers Charles Crenchaw became the first African-American to reach the top of Mount McKinley, also known as Denali. Achieving a height of 20,328 feet above sea [...]
The 2013 6th annual 5Point Film Festival concluded with top honors going to Fitz Cahall‘s moving film Road to Karakol featuring adventurer Kyle Dempster. Local filmmaker Anson Fogel also took prizes in cinematography for Cascada and creative excellence for Death of Bar T. Dominic Gill‘s story about disabled cyclist Aaron Baker All I Am won [...]
The 5Point Film Festival featured a full day of programs on Saturday with a special block of films for children including a puppet show. Day 3 festivities lasted well into the evening with a dance party hosted by local filmmaker Anson Fogel at the Carbondale offices of Camp 4 Collective and Forge Motion Pictures The [...]
The second day of the 5Point Film Festival was highlighted with a breakfast discussion on the future of adventure filmmaking, a panel discussion on the role of social media in the creation and distribution of new projects, a dinner reception for the filmmakers and special guests and an amazing jam session at Steve’s Guitars in [...]
After a crazy good time in Carbondale at the 5Point Film Festival over the weekend I’m taking the slow way home. I’m putting in some time to summarize this wonderful experience in few upcoming posts. But in the meantime I hope you’ll enjoy browsing through a few photographs shot as the event unfolded. ~JEM The [...]
You never know who you’re going to meet on the Joy Trip of life. With some time to kill on my way to the 5Point Film Festival in Carbondale, Colorado I stopped to visit an old friend in the town of Golden. Mark Cohen is a sales representative for the Skylark Group, an agency [...]