A lifetime of experience dedicated exclusively to film and video production
Gold award-winning producer, director David Belskis has been producing quality film & video productions in Arizona and Colorado since 1981. Visit www.davidbelskis.weebly.com or youtube.com/davebelskis1 The first film Dave produced was the Super 8mm 1981 music art film classic "Grand Canyon Dancing" which won the 1982 Arizona Film Festival Top Award and was broadcast on KAET PBS TV, Phoenix; & KUAT, Tucson. "Grand Canyon Dancing" also won Bronze Award in the 1982 Houston International Film Festival.
In 1983 Dave produced the highly acclaimed 16mm music art film "Transcendance."
In 1982-84 he produced a popular cable TV variety talent show called "Arizona Showcase," which aired every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6:30 p.m. throughout the Phoenix metro area.
Dave also produced interviews with former President Gerald Ford; America's winningest attorney Gerry Spence; Congressional campaign videos for Harry Braun promoting renewable solar-hydrogen energy in the early 1980's; "The Positive Place" TV talk show pilot in 1987 with Dr. Wayne Dyer; commercials, marketing videos, exercise videos, documentaries; shows and segments at TV8 in Vail, Colorado, and more.
Dave continued producing high quality videos for clients after moving to Sedona in 1993, including in 1997 the memorial documentary titled "Asoka and Sujata - Dancing In Love." Also in 1997 he directed the artistic and popular exercise video filmed outdoors in Sedona's Red Rocks called "Tai Chi Chih on the Rocks."
His "Save Long Canyon" documentary won Gold Award in the 1999 WorldFest Film Festival. It was about a dramatic, five year long sacred land / real estate development proposal controversy in Sedona, Arizona.
Dave also produces family legacy videos for clients from all walks of life. The first legacy video he made was for Patricia Schnebly, grand-daughter of Sedona Schnebly, who was the namesake founder of Sedona, Arizona.
Geri Caswell, Co-Producer, is in charge of our Colorado office. Geri has been a freelance and creative writer for most of her adult life.
She has authored several books over the years, and has been largely involved in writing for magazines, for the Rocky Mountain News, and for an online newspaper, The Examiner.
During the 1990’s and early 2000's for 10 years, she was the publisher and principal writer of a trade magazine called Builder / Architect which featured architects and custom home builders.
Geri has spent several years in writing a book about the Prohibition/Great Depression era and the life and exploits of some of the characters of that time. The story is true, and is an as-told-to account of life in Chicago in those years.
For those who would like a written version of their legacy story, Geri Caswell, the writer, has the experience, creativity, and skills to tell your story and produce a written legacy keepsake that your family will appreciate for many years to come. And as Co-Producer she can coordinate all the necessary elements for creating for you a beautiful and superb video as well.
Writer, Co-Producer International Association of Professional Writers and Editors, IAPWE
Rachel is a freelance life story writer who lives in glorious Sedona, Arizona. Most days you can find her collaborating with David, her partner on ourfamilylegacyvideo.com, or gradually returning to Holy Ground, a solo performance play she's writing inspired by her outreach service in NYC prisons and juvenile facilities.
Rachel has been a spirited writer and storyteller most of her life. The simple power of words and story has always fascinated her. Rachel's education was in English Literature and Theatre, as well as conservatory studying acting in New York City. The core qualities of being a first rate actor are empathy, imagination, and the complete openness to listen and empty yourself emotionally for a role. These highly engaged and committed qualities have made Rachel a better writer so she can help others truthfully and effectively communicate their own extraordinary voice.
Rachel loves helping people and creating stories that inform, engage, and inspire to unite us all. She's had full length plays that she's written produced, and her poems published in national anthologies. She's written and edited content for others including websites, articles, book reviews, and a commissioned short story and play. Now, Rachel blends her natural affinities with tools that can simplify the process and invoke the greatest response - making your words come alive.
Feel free to write to her anytime through the Contact link. She welcomes all your ideas and stories!
Alpha Omega Media Award Winning Video Productions Since 1981 P.O. Box 3747, Sedona, Arizona 86340 928-254-0274 Highlands Ranch, Colorado 303-346-6350