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|THE BIRDMAN OF ST. PETE|
Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:05PM-3:40PM
Short Documentaries Block - Click here to purchase tickets!
Opening Night Film Block 'Flavors of Florida' (12/4 7P-8:30P)
Director: Cheryl Allison|
Category: Documentary Short
Runtime: 5 minutes
Place of Origin: Dallas, Texas
Shooting Locations: St. Petersburg, Florida
Synopsis: (Documentary) One man's desire to make a difference...one fish at a time. Stephen Cox aka The Birdman can be found in St. Petersburg, FL along Bayshore Drive every single day with one goal in mind - to catch fish. He catches an average of 30 fish a day to feed the pelicans who are the unintended victims of the Pier closing.
Cast: Stephen Cox, the Pelicans at the Pier
Crew: Producers: Cheryl Allison, Natalie Murray - Consulting Producer: Jonathan Bucari
Production Background & Fun Facts: While visiting in-laws over the holidays, Cheryl Allison met Stephen Cox who was fishing along Bayshore Drive. The fact that he was surrounded by a dozen pelicans caught Cheryl's eye. After talking with him, she knew right away she wanted to capture his story on film.
Festivals & Accolades: Sunscreen Film Festival, Jersey Shore Shorts Film Festival, Southampton International Film Festival (UK) - Best Documentary Short Nomination, HollyShorts Monthly Series - Audience Choice Nomination, RATMA International Film Festival