Stay tuned for updated production, partnership, and distribution news.

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 on Viewfinder, 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 work-in-progress.

07/01/09 Maggie Barker joins the team as a Associate Producer.

06/01/09 Emily Jensen joins the team as an Associate Producer.

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 the producers.)

09/08/08 Director Melissa Godoy launches principal photography in Over-the-Rhine.The team aims for a film style called direct 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, please contact the producers.)

7/02/07 DC-based filmmaker Elliot Berlin, director of award-winning documentary Paper Clips, joins the Over-the-Rhine team as story advisor.

5/24/07 Local filmmaker Melissa Godoy joins the production team of Rebirth of Over-the-Rhine.

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."

4/11/07 Dorst 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.