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Local Takes - Six Documentaries About Southern Artists

Six Southern artists reflect on their craft and what led them to pursue an artist's life in a world filled equally with inspiration and setbacks. Faced with challenges in education, employment, criticism, race and gender roles, these artists use their energy to create and communicate, revealing not just what it means to be an artist, but what it means to be human.

Featuring: TheMadddartist, Annette Giaco, Andrew Blanchard, Lucy Boland, Addam Duncan, and Beth Bullman Regula.

  • Aaron Pate
  • Trey Morrow
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  • Runtime:
    33 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 20, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Premiere
    Spartanburg, SC
    United States
    February 20, 2020
    Hometown premiere
Director Biography - Aaron Pate, Trey Morrow

Local Takes is a collaboration between filmmakers Aaron Pate and Trey Morrow.

As a producer, Aaron has crafted award-winning music videos for local artists. As a director of photography, editor, animator, and visual effects artist, his fourteen years of experience span feature and short films including documentary cinematography for Southern Living and Committee Films.

An award-winning filmmaker, Trey has created music videos that have screened internationally, and has had other work featured on ESPN, SEC Network, and CBS Sports. Trey has worked on set with Darryl McDaniels (Run-DMC), Pop Evil, NFL Head Coach Ron Rivera, Takeo Spikes, and more.

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Director Statement

The stories we tell connect us, inspire us, and build our future. We are humbled by the conversations we’ve had with these artists, and excited to share their stories with our community and the world.