2014 PBS ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL JUNE 16 - JULY 31

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Lady Thunderhawks | Vision Maker Media & Wisconsin Media Lab

3:33 mins

Lady Thunderhawks | Vision Maker Media & Wisconsin Media Lab

3:33 mins

About the Film

The Lady Thunderhawks varsity basketball team is a pillar of hope for an entire community.

The Lady Thunderhawks varsity basketball team is a pillar of hope for an entire community.

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About the Filmmaker

Finn Ryan has been a producer at Wisconsin Media Lab since 2008. His current project, The Ways, features stories on language and culture from Native communities around the central Great Lakes. He also produced and directed regional Emmy Award winning Climate Wisconsin, which features multimedia stories and interactive data exploring local climate change impacts. As a producer for Wisconsin Media Lab, a state public media agency, Finn has also collaborated with Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television to produce environmental science stories for QUEST, a national public media project.

About the Filmmaker

Freelance filmmaker Lukas Korver shot and edited this story. He began editing and directing documentary content in 2005 and in 2006 when he began work on his first doc feature, The Medicine Game, which went on to air nationally on PBS and garner awards and acclaim on the festival circuit. Along with directing and editing, Lukas has been a director of photography for over ten years, a career that has included spots for Under Armor and branded content for Duracell, Vans, Nike and Omega watches. Lukas was also the director of photography for Last Minutes with Oden, the 2010 Vimeo Awards Grand Prize winner, as well as for Pennies Heart, a finalist in the same category.

Presented by Vision Maker Media & Wisconsin Media Lab

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