Sunday, February 17, 2013

Our 2005 "Barn Salvateers" Documentary

One of the first films Tashai & Robert ever produced together under the Tarazod Films name was back in 2005. Some friends of ours lived on an old farm with two huge historic barns. Both, however, were unfortunately in bad repair. Their idea was to salvage the usable materials from one to restore the second.

We'd just purchased our new Panasonic DVX camera the week before and asked if they would mind if we filmed the undertaking. No problem there. We arrived at sunrise on the morning of and went to work with camera in hand. The result was a 20 minute documentary entitled The Barn Salvateers which screened at the 2006 Wildwood Film Festival in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Tag line: Three women, two men, and one gigantic barn.

Synopsis: With two 90 year old barns in danger of collapse, a female-led crew of friends pulls together--with the help of a sizable crane--to aggressively salvage one structure so the materials can be used to restore the second (2005).

Since that time, the film was reedited down to a super tight miniature version of itself. Here it is...

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