FINDING MY SHERO – my journey into indie doc land

BY KAREN WHITEHEAD, director, Her Aim Is True As I became a teenager in London in the late Seventies, I was fortunate to witness two exciting cultural phenomenons; the indie music punk scene… Continue reading

FOR JINI – a birthday blog

BY KAREN WHITEHEAD, director HER AIM IS TRUE I am dedicating this birthday post to Jini Dellaccio, a true visionary: musician, artist, photographer turning 97 today.  And thank you to all the film’s… Continue reading

The Twelve “Doc” Tales of Christmas 2013

(12 memorable moments in the year indie film Her Aim Is True set out on a journey to reach audiences & screenings after 3 years of production!) TWELVE Is for our very final edit… Continue reading

Letters To Jini

By Her Aim Is True director, Karen Whitehead There was something quite magical about watching enthused audiences scribbling notes to a woman who had been a complete stranger to them less than two… Continue reading

Abating the Angst (And finding Her Aim Is True!)

Guest Post by Jon DeMaio, student of film & part-time production intern As I sit in a class that explores the indefinite definition of American “independent” cinema in my senior year at Wesleyan… Continue reading

Room with a Tacoma View

By Karen Whitehead, director Her Aim Is True There’s a myth about filmmaking you often hear: films happen when you turn on the cameras and you can always find your story when you… Continue reading

True Stories

True Stories By Her Aim Is True director, Karen Whitehead History is who we are and why we are the way we are. (David McCullough) Waves of vibrant colours, cool design and earnest… Continue reading

Finding Northwest Cool

FINDING NORTHWEST COOL, guest post by Her Aim Is True production intern, Annie Schweikert Like most of the audience for Her Aim Is True, the new indie documentary by Karen Whitehead, I had… Continue reading

‘Tall Cool One,’ The Wailers and the Northwest scene

TALL COOL ONE, The Wailers and the Northwest Scene Guest Post by John Broven The Wailers, widely reputed as the pioneering Northwest band, bounced into the national spotlight in 1959 with their very… Continue reading

ENTOURAGED

Entouraged is dedicated to Her Aim Is True’s believers By Karen Whitehead Audiences are not what they used to be. Far from passive consumers of the arts, these days it would be better… Continue reading