Sustaining Creativity Podcast

Storytelling with Beret Strong & John Tweedy

May 02, 2023 Season 1 Episode 176
Sustaining Creativity Podcast
Storytelling with Beret Strong & John Tweedy
Show Notes

Creativity through the lens of a Director, producer, writer & Filmmaker, writer and mediator

"How do you bring together conscious and unconscious minds." - Beret

"The interplay between structure and variation." - John

Beret E. Strong, Ph.D., M.F.A., Director/Producer, has been making documentary films
since 1995, and owns Landlocked Films. Beret is also a researcher, writer, and
educator. Her films have shown on PBS stations across the U.S. and Canada, and won
CINE Golden Eagles and a nomination for an IDA/ABC News Videosource Award. Her
films have screened at festivals including Full Frame Documentary Film Festival,
Yamagata International Film Festival, Cine las Americas, the Boulder International Film Festival, Denver Film Festival, and the Pan African Film Festival. She also runs a small educational nonprofit supporting educational opportunity for youth in Central America. Beret cares about amplifying people’s voices, social justice and equity, and the health of our planet.

John Tweedy, M.A., J.D., has been directing, producing, and editing films with Beret E.
Strong and Landlocked films since 1995.  He directed Streams of Gold, about gold
mining in an Ecuadorean valley over a 100-year span, broadcast nationally on Free
Speech TV; Penny and Red, about Penny Chenery and the thoroughbred racehorse
Secretariat, broadcast on PBS stations nationwide; and has edited most of Landlocked
Films’ other prize-winning documentaries.  His filmography includes work on climate
science, law and equity issues, cultural competency, disability, and education.  John is
also a lawyer, mediator and writer.