This past weekend, Dog Green Productions traveled to Prague to record the score for MORGENTHAU. Composed by Michael Bacon and Conducted by Richard Fiocca, the music performed by the Prague Philharmonic perfectly complements the story of the Morgenthau family.
Check out the photographs below and keep checking back here for more news about the film and our other projects.
From Left to Right: Richard Fiocca (conductor), Philip Rothman (music coordinator), Michael Bacon (composer), and Gary Chester (sound engineer)
"America" -- part of Michael Bacon's incredible score
Recording the music
Gary Chester (conductor) standing in front of the Prague Philharmonic
From Left to Right: Philip Rothman (music coordinator), Petr Pycha (Czech music coordinator), Gary Chester (sound engineer), Richard Fiocca (conductor), and Michael Bacon (composer)
Dog Green Productions has just completed the web version of World War II – A Visual History, an interactive timelines installed at American Battle Monuments Commission visitor centers across Europe. Using interactive maps in order to show the events of the war year-by-year, these timelines utilize historical footage and photographs with a view to both the individual events and their global repercussions to reveal a depth of information as the user delves into the material.
This site is just the beginning of a much wider reaching project that will eventually include a timeline for World War I as well as specific campaign interactives following American involvement in World War II.
This is our second update on the interviews we’ve completed over the last month for the MORGENTHAU film, due to air on WNET/PBS later this year. We talked with both Michael Berenbaum and Peter Kougasian who spoke to different aspects of the connection between the three generations of Morgenthaus: from Henry Morgenthau Senior to Henry Morgenthau Junior down to Robert Morgenthau.
Peter Kougasian began working for Robert Morgenthau in the District Attorney’s office in 1979 after graduating from Yale Law School. Kougasian worked with Morgenthau for thirty years, and told us of the lasting dedication he demonstrates to the remembrance of the Armenian Genocide, a fight passed down from his grandfather.
Rnowned Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum shared the story of Henry Morgenthau Junior’s service as Secretary of the Treasury during World War II.
That’s all for now. Check back soon for more updates on the MORGENTHAU film and our other projects.
We’ve been busy over the last month completing some of the final interviews for MORGENTHAU, which will be airing later this year on WNET/PBS. Our interviewees this month included Dan Castleman, David Marwell, and Judah Gribetz — all insightful individuals who are helping us complete the story of the Morgenthau family. Check out some of what we discussed with them in the descriptions below:
We interviewed District Attorney’s office veteran Dan Castleman, who shared with us stories of the organized crime and political corruption cases he prosecuted while working under Robert Morgenthau for thirty years.
In addition, we conducted our second interview with David Marwell, chairman of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, about Robert Morgenthau’s involvement with the museum in the days following September 11th.
We also interviewed Judah Gribetz, who shared his wide-ranging insight into Robert Morgenthau’s personal history. He spoke to Morgenthau’s experience in World War II, his connection to the Kennedys, his role as District Attorney, and his commitment to the Museum of Jewish Heritage, A Living Memorial to the Holocaust.
Keep checking back for updates on the MORGENTHAU film and other projects.
We are proud to announce that Dog Green Productions signed a contract with WNET/PBS before the end of the year to have MORGENTHAU aired on primetime public television in 2013. Stay posted for updates on the official air date.
Dog Green Productions is proud to announce the successful installation of a new interactive system, World War II: A Visual History, at the Normandy American Cemetery Visitors Center in Colleville-sure-Mer, France. This includes a completed WWII timeline interative, the Normandy Campaign interactive, and later this year, the Battle of Pointe-du-Hoc interactive. The timeline itself encompasses the period from 1919, through WWII in detail, and continues through today. The interactives are available in French and English and will be accessible online on ABMC’s website this coming fall.
The Normandy American Cemetery Visitors Center is part of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC). The American Battle Monuments Commission, established by the Congress in 1923, is an agency of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
The Commission—guardian of America’s overseas commemorative cemeteries and memorials—honors the service, achievements and sacrifice of United States Armed Forces.
The Commission’s commemorative mission includes:
• Designing, constructing, operating and maintaining permanent American cemeteries in foreign countries.
• Establishing and maintaining U.S. military memorials, monuments and markers where American armed forces have served overseas since April 6, 1917, and within the U.S. when directed by public law.
• Controlling the design and construction of permanent U.S. military monuments and markers by other U.S. citizens and organizations, both public and private, and encouraging their maintenance.
Dog Green Productions has been working hard on one of its latest projects, Morgenthau, a documentary film about three generations of the Morgenthau family. Over the past year, we have filmed in Israel and Turkey, completed over a dozen interviews, and combed through hours and hours of archival footage, many artifacts, and hundreds of photos to illustrate the careers and legacies of Henry Morgenthau Senior, Henry Morgenthau Junior, and Robert Morgenthau. Stay up to date with the film at www.morgenthaufilm.com.
Dog Green Productions is proud to announce a Government Services Administration schedule award, in which government agencies can directly purchase our services. Dog Green Productions is a Government Services Administration schedule holder, under Multiple Award Schedule 541: Advertising & Integrated Marketing Solution (AIMS). As a certified small business, Dog Green Productions provides a wide variety of video production services, as well as video and interactives for the web.
Dog Green Productions is pleased to announce our new office location in Washington D.C. We are now located in Washington DC as well as New York City!
Dog Green Productions
1700 19th Street NW
Washington D.C., DC 20009