Feels fitting to end the ‘Beyond the Stigma of Drug Use’ video series with youth speaking up about their experiences around drug use. These five teens give us a real look at what it’s like these days growing up in the age of the opioid crisis.
By bearing witness it is our intention at Watershed Productions to help all of us all take a good hard look at the impacts of the opioid crisis and drug use, so we can reduce the shame and stigma around those that are struggling or making choices we don’t always understand.
Thanks to ANKORS, Nelson Star, Nelson Police, Nelson Fentanyl Task Force for being the forces that made this series happen. And, to the composer, Ben Euerby, for creating such brilliant music for the series.
An inspiring day with three-time Olympian and Olympic champion Beckie Scott and former national cross-country skiing coach Justin Wadsworth at the 2019 Teck Coaching Series with Team Canada / Équipe Canada in Rossland, BC. Directed and produced by Amy Bohigian, Camera and Edit by Bohdan Doval, Original Music by Ben Euerby. Produced in 2019.
What a privilege to witness and share the experiences of these brave individuals – thanks to Ankors West, Cheryl Dowden, Alex Sherstobitoff, Paul Burkhart and the Nelson Police for bringing this project to life and to Tyler Harper at the Nelson Star News for helping us amplify their voices. More to come in this series. See the videos here: Beyond Stigma Video Series
This is Adam’s story of getting seriously injured at TECK and the repercussions of that accident. It is being used as a training video for employees at TECK Trail Operations to raise awareness of the importance of using safe practices in the workplace. Director – Amy Bohigian, Camera – Bohdan Doval, Composer – Ben Euerby. Produced in 2018.
Watershed worked on this fun and enlightening series of videos for Kootenay Lake School District. This one here features the way ‘Design Thinking’ is incorporating into the curriculum and classroom. These lucky kids and amazing educators bring hands on learning to a whole new level.
This is a series of videos that highlight the ‘Place-Concsious Learning’ happening with Kootenay Lake School District. From K-12, these students are planting gardens, clearing trails and climbing rock faces as part of their student experience.
One of the four videos showcases the amazing work the Grade 7-12 ‘Outdoor Academies.’ Hear from Graeme Marshall, Lead Teacher of ATLAS, and others around the district who know the power of getting beyond the four walls of a classroom to expand the horizons of hundreds of our local youth. See the series at: https://vimeo.com/sd8learns
We’ve been to Whitewater in the Winter, Pulpit in the Spring and downtown in the alleys of Nelson in the summer for the production of ‘Voices of Nelson.’ A collaboration with Touchstones Nelson, this interactive project seeks to create a living history of Nelson, documenting who lives here today and why, exploring our identity as a city and where people think we are headed into the future as it connects to the past.
The final video will be released soon. Watershed Productions was pleased to have Lynn Trinh on the creative team with additional camera support from Laura Grant.
Had a great time making this for Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. The organization is an amazing network of professionals in our region making such an impact for individuals and families day in and day out.
Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s a video produced by TECK to celebrate the amazing women who work there. Was fun to have a small part in the creation of this video.
Soon, they will release two other profile videos that feature the stories of a couple women seen in this IWD video that I worked alongside Jason Mannings to capture.
Our latest video shows the dynamic duo of Davíd Hernandez and Jenna Raider Skidmore demonstrating a Nelson style dine and dash. From the Finding Awesome Food and Culture team for Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism: Camera by Bohdan Doval, Music by Ben Euerby.