Fimmakers Featured in Duluth News Tribune Article

July 9, 2007

According to a report in today’s Duluth News Tribune, Carrie Boberg and Jason Page are able to focus on filmmaking and forget about day jobs, thanks to the generosity of a local foundation. The Duluth-based filmmakers are partners is in 4 Track Films, a start-up production company funded by the Zeppa Foundation. The feature article profiles Boberg, Page their company and their current project, God Rocks, a mocumentary about a Christian battle of the bands.

Read the details at www.duluthnewstribune.com/articles/index.cfm?id=45695&section=homepage.

Note/rant: Read it quick. because the Duluth News Tribune and other Forum Communications publications postings are only free for a week. After that they charge for them.

The Zeppa Foundation has funded several arts-oriented projects in Duluth, including support for a costume rental business and a theater that will program independent and foreign film. See my previous posts on June 6 and May 19.

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Zeppa Foundation Establishes Northern Theatrical Costume

June 6, 2007

Over the past several decades, Duluthian Doug Moen gathered vintage clothing – a lot of vintage clothing. The collection currently includes well in excess of 50,000 items. The A. H. Zeppa Family Foundation recently purchased Moen’s inventory and has created Northern Theatrical Costume to serve local theater groups and regional filmmakers. Items from the Moen collection have been featured in several features including Far North, Iron Will, and North County.

A very detailed article about the new service is available on the Business North web site, http://www.businessnorth.com/viewarticle.asp?articleid=1940.