11/16/10 Soapbox profiles Director Melissa Godoy and Producer Joe Brinker.
11/11/10 Cincinnati Enquirer previews the documentary fundraiser at Rookwood Pottery, highlights ties with CET.
10/25/10 Cincinnati Business Courier features a post by Randy Simes about Rebirth of Over-the-Rhine.
10/25/10 Urban Cincy features a post by Randy Simes about Rebirth of Over-the-Rhine.
08/27/09 Rebirth of Over-the-Rhine is featured
a program about independent filmmaking on Cincinnati's
PBS station, CET. The film’s co-producer Joe Brinker,
director Melissa Godoy, and Mike Jones discuss this
07/01/09 Maggie Barker joins the team as a Associate
06/01/09 Emily Jensen joins the team as an Associate
02/10/09 Producers convene local Cincinnati supporters
to view a "radio edit" - an early stage cut
of the film. (To be notified of subsequent events, and
stay appraised of progress, contact
Melissa Godoy launches principal photography in
Over-the-Rhine.The team aims for a film style called
cinema. This style is observational, fly-on-the-wall
filmmaking. The goal of the Rebirth of Over-the-Rhine
team, therefore, is to "watch people live
and work" over a long period of time during this
crucial era of transformation. (Community members: with
comments on important events, people, or trends in Over-the-Rhine,
7/02/07 DC-based filmmaker Elliot
Berlin, director of award-winning documentary Paper
Clips, joins the Over-the-Rhine team as
5/24/07 Local filmmaker Melissa
Godoy joins the production team of Rebirth of
5/10/07 Beta website goes live. Feedback from Cincinnati
and Washington DC expands. (Provide feedback.)
4/16/07 PBS Cincinnati affiliate CET
teams up to support production of Rebirth of Over-the-Rhine.
In his letter formalizing the cooperation, Executive
VP and COO Jack Dominic writes, "CET looks forward
to becoming closely involved in this project as it fits
closely with our strategic mission of providing programming
about and for our Cincinnati community. We have a good
track record working with independent producers. Our
relationship with PBS should assist in getting national
exposure for this program once it is completed."
MediaWorks enters into a fiscal sponsorship grant
agreement with Catticus Corporation, a Berkeley, California-based
media entity. The agreement paperwork states that the
film will "further Catticus' educational purposes
by educating American audiences about the renewal of
an historic Cincinnati neighborhood." Henceforth,
people may support Rebirth
of Over-the-Rhine with 100% tax-deductible donations.
3/29/07 Steve Dorst and Joe Brinker take pre-production
trip to Cincinnati for dozens of meetings with potential
advisors, partners, and characters.
2/13/07 Steve Dorst and Joe Brinker launch pre-production
on Rebirth of Over-the-Rhine. The objective:
to chronicle a transformative era in America's most
distinctive urban core.