Tag Archive: The Wailers

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

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

ROCKED OUT IN SEATTLE

(Production postcard from Seattle International Film Festival by Karen Whitehead) Four years ago I had never heard of Jini Dellaccio. This week, I walked through crowds that I would normally associate with rock… Continue reading

OF BANDS AND BONDS

By Her Aim Is True Director, Karen Whitehead Of Bands and Bonds One of the most intriguing aspects of Jini Dellaccio’s story that formed the backbone of Her Aim Is True is about… Continue reading

TALKING PICTURES

Talking Pictures By Her Aim Is True director, Karen Whitehead Embarking on this journey to tell the unknown story of pioneering rock and roll photographer, Jini Dellaccio, I had no idea how deeply… Continue reading

Lost and Found in Seattle

By Her Aim Is True director, Karen Whitehead What drives dozens of talented musicians who have had legendary careers fusing rock, blues and folk since the early 1960s to come together in a… Continue reading

The Boys From Tacoma

Behind the scenes of Jini Dellaccio’s first rock n roll photo shoot in the early 1960s is a captivating story of teens coming of age in a blue collar town, determined to create… Continue reading

THE TWELVE DOC TALES OF CHRISTMAS 2012

Or…a year end review of 12 stories from inside the Her Aim Is True production, as told by director, Karen Whitehead TWELVE Final shoot days on location in Tacoma, Washington State proved to be… Continue reading