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Media 523 has picked up yet another accolade for “The Red River Flood“! This week it was announced that our Emmy-winning film has been awarded with a Bronze Telly Award in the category “Non-Broadcast Craft Use of Music.” This is yet another vote of confidence in composer Brian E. Katona’s Continue Reading
The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has honored The Red River Flood documentary with a regional Emmy award for Outstanding Writing. The documentary team took home a statue for in the Writer – Non-News category. The producers were also nominated for the program’s Continue Reading
“The Long Hair” has received a Telly Award in the category of “General—Non-Broadcast,” an honor bestowed to recognize excellence in documentary filmmaking. “The Long Hair” took silver in the category, which continues a streak of recognition that includes our win as best short documentary at the Garden State International Film Festival this spring. Continue Reading
We are thrilled to announce that “The Long Hair” won Best Short Documentary at the just-completed Garden State Film Festival, which presented a hybrid in-person and virtual experience for its 2021 iteration. Although “The Long Hair” profiles one of North Dakota’s last independent barbers, two of its producers (David Kuznicki Continue Reading
The Emmy Award-winning team behind the 2015 documentary “The Town That Disappeared Overnight” is back with our latest project, “The Long Hair.” “The Long Hair” is a 10- minute doc about one of the last independent barbers still operating in North Dakota—but more than that, it is about a facet Continue Reading
Media 523 is pleased to announce post-production on the hour-long documentary The Red River Flood. Produced and directed by Emmy–winning filmmaker David Kuznicki, this hour-long program honors the strength and heroism of the Grand Forks and East Grand Forks communities in the face of overwhelming odds in the face Continue Reading
Media 523 is pleased to announce the start of production of The Red River Flood (working title). The program will be produced and directed by Emmy-winning producer David Kuznicki. Matt Russell will serve as the program’s writer. This hour-long documentary will chronicle the Grand Forks’ community efforts and perseverance in Continue Reading
Watch the full documentary now. Both Dave Kuznicki and I grew up in Readington, but life took us to faraway ZIP codes. However, we actually both wound up living in New Jersey again at the very same time in 2013. With encouragement from our former TV teacher, John Anastasio, we Continue Reading