The Passion Behind Ramshackle Films


An interview with Vancouver film maker Daniel J. Pierce about the motivation behind his films conducted by Roy L Hales. Topics include Pierce’s decision to make documentaries, his first film, BC forestry issues & vision for the future.The Passion Behind Ramshackle Films

Daniel J. Pierce is a Vancouver-based filmmaker with a body of work that explores the dynamics of people coming together to build resilient communities and reconnect with the laws of nature. His first documentary, The Hollow Tree, premiered at DOXA and was acquired by CBC and Knowledge in 2012. Dan has been traveling to Cortes Island since January 2012 and is producing a documentary about the ongoing logging dispute with Island Timberlands, the modern forest movement in BC, and the transition to a more holistic forestry economy.

Ramshackle Pictures is a film & video production company located in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver, within the Junction media studio. We aim to become a leader in video production for the social & environmental movements; to service the charitable, non-profit, and social-enterprise sectors with heartfelt visual storytelling; to produce engaging multiplatform documentaries; and to inspire our audiences to take conscious, positive action in their lives.
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