Portland Film Festival 2021

Expressions - Rising Voices Shorts Block

Expired November 9, 2021 7:45 AM
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From director Will Twomey, and cinematographer Chris Kam, Behind The Burning Vines shares the untold stories from the heroes of California's wildfires. For Northern California residents like themselves, wildfires are a familiar sight. Chris and Will set out to document their stories. The Glass Fire, was their unfortunate opportunity. Follow along as they embed with firefighters, animal evacuators, and business owners in most destructive fire season in California history.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    39 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Rating
  • Note
    Created by Will Twomey and Chris Kam
  • Director
    Will Twomey
  • Producer
    Will Twomey
  • Executive Producer
    Charles Musser
  • Co-Producer
    Chris Kam
  • Cast
    Mark and Kiyo Tukman Battalion Chief Chad Costa (Petaluma Fire Department) Lieutenant Tim Lyons (Petaluma Police Department) Danny Drohan (Wilmar Fire Department) Kellie Anderson Clay Zusman (Napa City Fire Department) Dave Cardwell (Napa County Roads) Casey Goltermann (NorCal Livestock Evacuation) Tony August (NorCal Livestock Evacuation) Shelina Moreda (Founder, NorCal Livestock Evacuation) Colin MacPhail (Ex GM, Fairwinds Estate Winery) Brandon Chaney (CEO, Fairwinds Estate Winery) Captain Mike Laughlin (Fremont Fire Department) Rusty Ehrler (Fremont Fire Department) Seth Gatten (Fremont Fire Department) Scott Hall (Fremont Fire Department)
  • Cinematographer
    Chris Kam
  • Editor
    Chris Kam, Will Twomey
  • Sound Design
    Chris Kam
  • Music
    Epidemic Sound