Production and the Creative Spirit
Creating Spaces is an interactive blog cowritten by Ann Michel and Phil Wilde (producers and editors of Open Space trailers, visual elements for Make Open Space, and FLEFF trailer). They have produced award-winning film, video, interactive, and digital media for three decades. They are the principals of Insights International, a production firm that specializes in science and educational nonfiction media for international clients. Their groundbreaking use of media has been widely recognized for bringing the real world into the classroom and the classroom into the real world. They have produced media for major museums, educational institutions, and organizations, professional and scientific associations, and corporations. Most recently they were awarded the blue ribbon for educational aids competition from the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. They serve as technical consultants for the Light in Winter Festival, an annual festival in Ithaca that links science and the arts. They have been involved with the Robert Flaherty Film Seminars for over two decades.