Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

Anza humanities portraits completed   Leave a comment

If there is one thing I have learned from documentary making it is that the elements of a story can be combined in many ways. It is a puzzle in which the corners and shapes are fluid, at least on the surface of things. The question becomes how best to order and mix elements to […]

Daniel Buckley Productions hits the Anza Trail   Leave a comment

The next project for Daniel Buckley Productions involves raising awareness for the historic Anza Trail.   The trail stretches from the missions of Sonorana, Mexico and southern Arizona all the way to San Francisco.   A series of free lectures on topics related to the Anza Trail is coming up, with experts speaking on everything […]

New project to shed light on Giffords shooting   Leave a comment

In conjunction with Tucson’s January 8 Foundation, Daniel Buckley Productions has begun the first phase of oral histories with the people who came to talk with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in 2011 the day she and others were shot in an assassination attempt. Who were these people? What was on their minds? What brought them there […]

Buckley photographs historical treasures   Leave a comment

The Arizona Historical Society has literally hundreds of thousands of artifacts in its collection, and a big anniversary to mark. The organization turns 150 years old in 2014.   To celebrate the occasion, AHS decided to showcase a carefully selected group of 150 artifacts, turning to its staff and volunteers to suggest items that speak […]

Buckley produces short of youth mariachi with Los Lobos   Leave a comment

As production progresses on the documentary The Mariachi Miracle, producer/director Daniel Buckley filmed a very special musical encounter. While Los Lobos was playing at the Rialto Theatre, April 24, 2014 as part of its 40th anniversary tour, the group invited Tucson’s Bulldog Mariachi and Folklorico from White Elementary School to open for them, then played […]

Daniel Buckley completes Ronstadt family history video   Leave a comment

  The Ronstadt Family was honored with the Generations of Commitment Award by Pima Council on Aging at its gala event in April, 2014. Daniel Buckley Productions created the video for the sold-out event. Since Federico (Fred) Ronstadt arrived in Tucson in 1882, the family has shaped Tucson and Arizona more and more with eah […]

Daniel Buckley Produces multimedia for Voices at an Exhibition   Leave a comment

Just a heads-up, the Arizona Repertory Singers is performing a piece titled “Voices at an Exhibition” which uses some of my time lapse video and multimedia treatmenrts of visual art by several members of the choir. Four contemporary composers from around the country each contributed a movement to the piece, and ARS music director Jeffry […]

Posted April 22, 2014 by admin in Arts

Daniel Buckley wins 2014 Governor’s Arts Award   Leave a comment

On March 25, 2014 Daniel Buckley received the Governor’s Arts Award in the Artist of the Year category at a ceremony in the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Arizona. This from the Governor’s Arts Award website: “Tucson artist and performance art pioneer Daniel Buckley, who spent 22 years with the Tucson Citizen before creating a […]

Daniel Buckley Productions LLC to document Arizona Historical Society treasures   Leave a comment

The 150th anniversary year of the Arizona Historical Society is upon us, and the organization is getting its 150 most treasure artifacts ready for the world to see. The society has hired Daniel Buckley Productions LLC to photograph these artifacts at its various locations around the state. The photos will be used in a special […]

Daniel Buckley Productions LLC working on Ronstadt history   Leave a comment

In conjunction with the Pima Council on Aging, Daniel Buckley Productions LLC is conducting interviews with members of the Ronstadt clan about the family’s history and numerous contributions to the Tucson community. The Ronstadts have been active members of the Tucson community since the late 180s when Federico Ronstadt first moved to town, followed shortly […]

Posted March 21, 2014 by admin in Arts, Community service, Historical, Uncategorized