Artie Shaw: Time Is All You’ve Got

The 1986 winner for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards is now being remastered for an upcoming re-release.

Project type: Documentary Feature
Project status: Post Production
Director: Brigette Berman
Producer: Bradley Torreano
 
Email: brad@sunneside.com
Website: sunneside.com
 
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Logline

The 1986 winner for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards is now being remastered for an upcoming re-release.

Synopsis

An in-depth examination of the life and career of clarinetist and bandleader Artie Shaw cuts between archival footage, location shots, and an interview with Shaw himself. Berman illustrates the tumultuous, complicated, and remarkable legacy of a man who brought numerous innovations to jazz and swing music during the big-band era.

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Meet the Filmmakers

Brigette Berman – Director
Brigette Berman is the Academy Award winning director of Artie Shaw: Time Is All We’ve Got, which she is now remastering thanks to the efforts of Film Independent. Besides this film, she has also worked on documentaries like Robert Bateman: A Celebration of Nature (1984), The River of My Dreams (2016), Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009), and her recently re-released first feature, Bix: Ain’t None of Them Play Like Him Yet.

Brad Torreano – Producer
Brad Torreano is the producer of another Film Independent project, the music documentary From Detroit to the World, which focuses on jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave. Before that he worked in independent film in the Michigan area.

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Contact

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