A Behind The Scenes Look At Billy Taylor's JazzMobile!


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We are pleased to announce that Patricia DeArcy, Director of the documentary “The Harlem Cultural Council,” a behind the scenes look at the formation of Billy Taylor's JazzMobile as well as other Harlem Cultural Council endeavors like the DanceMobile, is in post production and taking a giant leap forward producing a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com.

After interviewing key members of the founding branch of the Harlem Cultural Council like jazz pianist Billy Taylor, Barbara Ann Teer, Ademola Olegubefola, Woody King and others, Filmmaker Patricia DeArcy is moving into post-production. The film will explore the origins of the Harlem Cultural Council a midst the backdrop of the riveting 60”s. The Indiegogo campaign will ensure that the history of one of Harlem’s most famous Art institutions is preserved.

Joining the post-production team is Marton Brown, Editor and Josefa Jaimi, Researcher. Marton Brown has more than fifteen years of professional broadcast experience. He is an Emmy Award winner for Broadcast Videotape Editing with Sesame Street and Peabody Award winner for The George Foster Peabody Award of The Great Space Coaster. With over 17 years in the industry, Josefa Jaime was most recently the Membership Coordinator for New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT). Previously she worked as an Associate/Segment Producer and Researcher at VH1 for five and a half years. Josefa is now a Researcher for documentary, television, print, and literary projects through her company, JJaime Research.

We look forward to telling this compelling story and with only 60 days to fundraise, our team has kicked into full gear. Support us at Indiegogo.com.

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