Opening Up: Lessons From a Speaker Shutdown is a podcast I mixed and produced with Middlebury College Professor of Political Science Sarah Stroup using student audio interviews that she recorded. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
An afternoon spent photographing and talking with fine art photographer Rosamond Purcell while she worked with biological specimens at Middlebury College. Still photography, audio, and post-production by Brett Simison, music by Kevin MacLeod.
Jamaican apple pickers, visiting Vermont as seasonal agricultural workers on H2-A visas, perform traditional religious hymns at the Shoreham Congregational Church, Vermont on September 30th, 2018.
Recorded with a Zoom H5 recorder using the onboard mics and mastered in Reaper.
Participants in Outward Bound come back with the tools to face new challenges in life. A film by Brett Simison for the Maine Media Workshops. Thanks to Bob Sacha, John McBride, Janny Olivier, John "Sockeye" Calogero, and Outward Bound Hurricane Island. Music by Alex Arcoleo.
In Weybridge, Vermont the University of Vermont maintains the historic Morgan Horse Farm, where for more than a century breeders and trainers have been keeping the prized Morgan bloodline alive. Renowned for their noble spirit, feats of strength, and gentle disposition, the Morgan has emerged as one of the preeminent American breeds.
Cinematography, sound recording, and editing by Brett Simison. Music by Nate Gusakov.
The track "Abigail's Tune" is available on his new album Running Clear. Visit him at www.NateGusakov.com.
Special thanks to Steve Davis, Nicole Grainger, and the staff and volunteers of the farm for their time and assistance with this project.
To learn more about the University of Vermont and the Morgan Horse Farm please visit www.uvm.edu/morgan
July is the time to be in Vermont. Why? To take advantage of the swimming holes along the beautiful streams that flow from the Green Mountains. One of the more popular destinations is Bartlett Falls in Bristol. On any given day in the summer, the stretch of Lincoln Road just above the falls will be lined with cars from all over New England, their drivers and passengers swimming and diving in the gorge below.