HOWARD McCORD: POETRY & PROSE

 

A FILM ABOUT HOWARD:
THE TAO OF POETRY
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Produced, directed, photographed, sound, & film edited by:

John X

"The Search" & "Fables and Transfigurations"
poetry sequences conceived & directed by:

Colman McCord

Additional photography by:
George Oswalt

Additional sound by:
Brigitte Schön

Additional editing by:
Brigitte Schön

Photographs prepared by:
Nick Gunzburg

With music by:
Martin Jack Rosenblum
Philip Toshio Sudo
The Noisettes

Appearing in the film are:
Howard McCord, poet / author / professor emeritus, Bowling Green State University
Martin Jack Rosenblum, poet / songwriter
Carl Thayler, poet
Tom Bridwell, poet / publisher
Brian Richards, poet / publisher
Kate Louise Richards, poet
Philip Sherick, poet / actor
Dick Bakken, poet
Leslie Ullman, professor of English, University of Texas at El Paso
Larry Gunter, professor of English,
Northern Arizona University
Nancy Truelove, poetry fan

With the invaluable assistance of:
Dan & Liela McLachlan
Linda Lindquist
Jake, Michela, Brian, & Molly Cobb
Bill, Denise, & Liana Haynes
"Electric" Patti Martin
Bob & Linda Burlingame
Joe & Betty Gilliland
Jennifer McCord
and the people who appear in the film

Remote inspiration from:
Michael W. Dean

Shot on location in:
Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and Ohio

Movie photographed with:
Canon MiniDV camcorders (GL-1 and ZR-60)

Sound recorded with:
Azden SGM-2X and Shure wireless mic

Movie edited on:
Sony Vegas 4 & 5 editing software

DVD authored with:
Sony DVD Architect 2.0

Editing computer:
Dell 4550, P4, 60 gig main drive, two 160 gig storage drives, 1 gig RAM, 17 inch flat panel monitor

With the invaluable post-production advice from the members of:
The DMN Sony Vegas forum
Sony's Vegas editing forum

DVD manufactured by:
Discmakers

DVD graphic design by:
WHAM Design

This film was a labor of love. Love of words, love of art, love of creative expression.

We couldn't have done it if love didn't provide the fuel.

Thank you for watching, and for LIVING OUT LOUD.