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The Castle Project

An inner-city daycare is teaching children to read by age 4 with a unique, fun approach to learning. The outcomes have been so remarkable, UNC-Charlotte studied the methodology and outcomes, finding these Castle Kids excelling through high school. Our documentary takes viewers inside the tiny house where day care is being transformed.

  • Ben Reid
  • Ben Reid
  • Ben Reid
  • Kim Brattain
    executive producer
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  • Dan Klutz
    Director of Photography
  • Andrew Paustian
    Audio Engineer
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  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    12,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Ben Reid

Having spent over 6 years working in production, Ben has experience in all the phases that bring the project from initial concept to final deliverable. His production expertise is as a producer and an editor, with reel that includes training & fitness, educational concepts, step-by-step recipe cooking and reality-style documentary content covering several genres.

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