The Duck of New York

A short documentary about an unusual duck that appeared in New York's Central Park and created a global media sensation.

  • Kevin Schreck
    Persistence of Vision, Tangent Realms: The Worlds of C.M. Kösemen
  • Kevin Schreck
    Persistence of Vision, Tangent Realms: The Worlds of C.M. Kösemen
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Nature, Science, Wildlife
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 14, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Kevin Schreck

Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kevin Schreck is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and film educator currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He was the recipient of both the Jerome Hill Award for Exceptional Work in the Documentary Tradition and the recipient of the Award for Contribution to the Film and Electronic Arts Department of Bard College in 2011.

Kevin's first major feature-length documentary, "Persistence of Vision", screened at nearly 100 international film festivals and institutions to virtually universal acclaim. He is currently in production on his third feature, a documentary-animation hybrid about a young woman rapper, titled "Enongo", and is in pre-production on a fourth documentary that will be filmed on the Southern Ocean around Antarctica in mid-2023.

As an educator, Kevin has led filmmaking masterclasses and guest lectures at major universities in Australia, Denmark, and across the United States. He will also be the Visiting Documentary Filmmaker for the 2023 fall semester at Robert Morris University.

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