n important value of our business philosophy is to collaborate with other professionals and organizations that care about people and want to see their communities thrive. So in these challenging times, my wife and I partnered with Joe Tuttolomondo of @southernpaint, the family owned and operated, full service paint and decorating supply center in Daytona, Florida to donate 47 N95 respirator masks and 20 goggles to healthcare workers on the front lines. This first batch went to the Milwaukee Children's Hospital. When we all do our part, no matter how small, it adds up to a greater good for all of us. We're stronger together. Don't lose hope. Blue skies are on the other side of gray clouds.
Bravebird encompasses many things: it provides a space for minorities to live out their shared experiences, supplies a creative outlet for underrepresented communities to showcase their authenticity, and amplifies marginalized voices in the film industry. The company is incredibly unique in its mission of telling more authentic stories that are definitive and help viewers “see and hear” the diverse world around them.Read More
Alex Miranda Cruz, an award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of Bravebird, a Madison-based, filmmaking company, was scheduled to be at Threshold in March with a much-anticipated evening debuting a presentation and conversation about Cinema Dignité.Read More
The pandemic has forced much of the film industry to suspend production, but Alex Miranda Cruz and Noel Miranda have been undeterred in their creative pursuits. Their Middleton-based company, Bravebird, is currently in the midst of a safe, socially distanced autumnal shoot of its first narrative feature film, Trace The Line. Inspired by the mid-twentieth century photojournalism of Gordon Parks and the recent films of Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk), the film is a poetic exploration of the internal and social chaos of 2020.Read More