Tribute and Legacy Videos
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The longest of the Legacy Videos (75 minutes), tells the story of six generations of one American Family that settled in Chicago after immigrating from Ireland and Scotland. Told through narration and by one remarkable middle-generation member of the family as well as living descendants, with appropriate music, unique family photos, and film footage.
A folksy element dominates this Tribute commissioned as an Anniversary present for her parents by one of their children. The storytellers (without formal narration) take us methodically through their family’s life from early childhood to the present. Along the way, life’s experiences are flavored with philosophic observations.
Commissioned by The University of San Diego to honor a donor, this video was blessed by some extraordinary testimonials. The honoree developed the Shiley ~ Heart Valve and gained international success through its popular use, saving thousands of lives.
A remarkable young man, who rose to great heights in Paralympic swimming competition, is featured. Through an extensive interview, the script was written to focus not only Roy’s swimming acuity, but his motivation. With the incorporation of pertinent archival video, his devotion to his sport and lessons learned from his family are clearly portrayed.
In the summer of 2022, ten friends, colleagues, students and the widow of Alexander ‘Sandy’ Lawton sat before a camera and expressed their respect and affection for him. This is a result of those conversations.