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Archaeology instruction videos for Iraq complete   Leave a comment

After six months work, a series of instructional videos aimed toward universities in Iraq have been completed through a collaboration of the University of Arizona Arizona State Museum, The Drachman Institute, and the U.S. State Department. The videos illustrate such topics as what constitutes an archaeological collection, how to label and photograph objects, and procedures […]

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 […]

Historical Society photo project published   Leave a comment

The fall issue of the Journal of Arizona History has been released, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Arizona Historical Society. The publication features the 150 artifacts from the broad AHS collection to mark the celebration. The group of artifacts, chosen by AHS staff to represnt the history of Arizona, was photographed by Daniel Buckley […]

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 […]

First light on archaeological project   Leave a comment

A one minute prototype for the Arizona State Museum Iraq archaeology project video is finished. Sorry, not for public view. This version is just to show the translators what this basically might look and sound like. They will then translate the spoken English text into several languages, which will later become voice tracks of different versions […]

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 begins archaeology video project   Leave a comment

This past week Daniel Buckley Productions began a new project in conjunction with the Arizona State Museum to create a series of videos to guide field archaeologists in the proper collection, cataloging and maintenance of significant historical artifacts. The video series is an extension of lectures and workshops ASM staff has conducted in recent years in […]

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 […]