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The Water Is My Sky [Post Production]

The Water Is My Sky [Post Production] July 31, 2019

The Water Is My Sky offers a unique glimpse into the world of elite competitive swimming as never before seen on film. It’s the story of three Olympic aspiring swimmers as they seek to attain dreams of Gold as well as a story of the unforgiving nature of the sport itself. To be released Spring 2020. Director/Producer – Brian Tremml Co-Director – Tommy Haines Writer/Editor – Kiel Nowakowski Camera – Spencer Gillis, Elias Koch, Joe Clarke Graphic Designer – Ben…

Rangers [In Pre-Production] July 13, 2019

What football is to Texas, hockey is to Minnesota. Rangers (working title) will follow high school hockey in Minnesota’s storied Iron Range, capturing life and hockey in the unforgiving yet deeply rich north country. Currently seeking financing. If interested in becoming an Executive Producer or Producer contact: jt@northlandfilms.com.

Pond Hockey April 17, 2015

“The best and purest hockey movie ever” John Buccigross, ESPN “One of the coolest documentaries you’ll ever see”  Rob Kirk, Bleacher Report “Critic’s Choice” – Tom Herberg, The Star Tribune Pond Hockey brings us into the frigid world of rink rats and shinny enthusiasts across North America as players compete in the first annual US Pond Hockey Championships. Including captivating interviews with hockey legends like Wayne GRETZKY, Patrick KANE, Sidney CROSBY and Neal BROTEN, Pond Hockey is more than just a celebration of a beloved…

Saving Brinton April 15, 2015

When an eccentric collector discovers the showreels of the man who brought moving pictures to the Heartland, he begins a journey to restore the legacy of America’s greatest barnstorming movieman and save these irreplaceable cinematic treasures from turning to dust. Saving Brinton Festival Trailer from Northland Films on Vimeo Directors – Tommy Haines & Andrew Sherburne Co- Production – Northland Films — JT Haines Associate Producer, Bocce Ball Films SCREENINGS WORLD PREMIERE – AFI Doc Film Festival – June 17,…

Gold Fever April 14, 2015

“Beautifully-made. Empowering” – The Yes Men “Eye-opening, inspiring” – Martin Dunphy,The Georgia Straight “A frightening vision of the world’s insatiable hunger for gold.” – Cinema Politica Winner International Federation for Human Rights Film Award, Brussels, Belgium, 2014 On Wall Street, investors push gold prices to record highs, while in Guatemala, Goldcorp Inc. levels ancient mountains. GOLD FEVER witnesses the arrival of Goldcorp Inc to a remote Guatemalan village, San Miguel Ixtahuacán where a new mine now operates. Caught in the crosshairs of a…

Husker Sand April 10, 2015

The crisp autumn air rustles the stalks of Iowa corn. Harvest time has come. Leroy Sand, an 85-year-old lifelong farmer, is competing in the “Golden Agers” division of the 2014 National Cornhusking Championship, a nearly century old Heartland tradition. In the 1930s, Time magazine called husking ‘…the fastest growing sport in the world’ and the national contest drew 125,000 spectators. Today’s event draws in the hundreds, but the sport is having a relative renaissance. Sand and his contemporaries, the last…

Forgotten Miracle April 12, 2014

“A must have for any hockey fan” John Powers, Boston Globe “A solid documentary” Stu Hackel, NY Times “If it doesn’t grab you, you don’t have a pulse.” E.M. Swift, Sports Illustrated Forgotten Miracle chronicles the remarkable Gold Medal victory of the 1960 U.S. hockey team at Squaw Valley. They were a team that nobody expected to compete with Canada’s traditional dominance or the emerging Soviet dynasty. They overcame internal dissent and the best teams in the world to become the first…

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