Currently in Production

 
 

THE LAST HUNGER SEASON - A YEAR IN AN AFRICAN FARM COMMUNITY ON THE BRINK OF CHANGE

Previously titled Amua (We Have Decided). A Year on an African Farm, Food Final Frontier.

A remarkable real life story of four desperately poor Kenyan farmers who join an American-led agriculture development program that promises to help them grow more food.

Feature-length documentary film in collaboration with journalist Roger Thurow.

Currently in post-production stage, seeking completing funds.

Please visit the website www.thelasthungerseason.com for more information and to make a tax deductible donation.

 

COMMUNITY PROJECTS

We are also committed to working within our community and usually have several projects at different stages of design and production.

 

 

 
 
Past Productions (Selected Highlights)
 
 

 
 
Watch our show reel for a glimpse at the many interesting project we have worked on during the past 40 years.

ONE Videos:  Intro, Preparation, Hunger Season, Harvest, Celebrations.

The ONE Campaign

2012, 20:00 Minutes (Combined) Digital/DVD & Web

 

FAO Series:  Intro, Sitawa, Gideon, Rasoa, Sanet, Conclusion. (5 parts)

United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization

2012, 17:14 Minutes (Combined) Digital/DVD & Web

 

Last Hunger Season Christmas Video

2012, 1:21 Minutes, Digital, Web

 

Clive James' ISAAA Annual Report (Long & Short)

ISAAA

2012, 28:35, 7:31 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

George McGovern Tribute

2012, 3:14 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Chris Dowswell Tribute

World Food Prize

2012, 5:05 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Ride With Us: Turnpike

Gold Advertising

2012, 2-:30 Second TV Spots, Digital Broadcast

 

Meet Our Manatees

Gold Advertising

2012, 2:02 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Marion County Visitors Bureau Promo

Gold Advertising

2012, (2 Versions) 1:10 Minutes Each, Digital/DVD & Web

 

The Riverfront Shops of Daytona Beach 

Gold Advertising

2012, 3-:30 Second TV spots, Digital, Broadcast

 

Lamb Chops the Price

Crystal Automotive

2012, 3-:30 Second TV spots, Digital, Broadcast

 

Sam Himmel for Superintendent of Schools

Sam Himmel Campaign

2012, 2-:30 Second TV spots, Digital Broadcast

 

Rhodes-Courter for State Senate Web Video

Rhodes-Courter for Senate Campaign

2012, 3:30 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Ashley Rhodes-Courter for State Senate - Colbert Bump

Rhodes-Courter for Senate Campaign

2012, 1:15 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Support Your YMCA, 2012 Campaign

Citrus County YMCA

2012, 8:44 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Citrus County Food Bank

Crystal Automotive

2012, 7:30 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

One Rake at a Time

Kings Bay Rotary

2012, 7:35 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Doug Nicholson Concert

Doug Nicholson

2012, 50:51 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Citrus Youth Educational Symphonic Orchestra Concert

Citrus Youth Educational Symphonic Orchestra

2012, 30:05 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Lecanto Middle School Christmas Concert

2012, 55:00 Minutes, Digital/DVD

 

Lecanto Middle School Talent Show

2012, 72:00 Minutes, Digital/DVD

 

Ty Reynolds College Recruitment Video

Karen Reynolds

2012, 5:12 Minutes, Digital/DVD

 

Bachmann Adoption

Gay Courter

2012, 7:22 Minutes, Digital/DVD

 

Desai Wedding

2012, 24:18 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Danielle & Phil’s Wedding

2012, 23:32 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Sail on the Epic

2012, 21:50 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

2012 Courter Family Iron Chef 8:13

2012, 30:05 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Planet Cosmo

2012, 2 films, (Orientation)18:30 Minutes

(Customer Intro) 7 Minutes

Digital/DVD & Web

 

Courter Family 2011 Iron Chef: Crab

2011, 11:55 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 
Tethys in the Greek Islands

2011, 4:34 Minutes, Digital/DVD & Web

 

Animal Program Fund-Raiser, Children’s Program Fund-Raiser, Animal Program Thank-You, Children’s Program Thank-You

American Humane Association in conjunction with Ashley Rhodes-Courter

2011, 4 videos, 12 Minutes total, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Adoption For All Families

Equity Florida

2011, 3 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

We Care Food Bank Fund-Raiser

Crystal Motors, Ltd

2011, 7 Minutes, Digital, DVD, & Web

 

Meet Our Manatees

Citrus County Visitors Bureau with Gold & Associates

2011, 2 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

See Our New Website

Representative Richard Corcoran

2011, :30 TV spot, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech Crops 2010

Clive James, ISAAA

2011, 10 Minutes and 32 minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Why Citrus County Deserves a YMCA

Suncoast YMCA

2011, 7 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Guest Family Adoption

Guest Family

2011, Two Shows, 25 Minutes Each, Digital/DVD

 

Why Citrus County Deserves a YMCA

Suncoast YMCA

2010, 12 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Norman Borlaug Personal Story

Mathile Institute for the Advancement of Human Nutrition

2010, 20 Minutes, Digital, DVD, & Web

 

Introducing Listening to Parents

Listening To Parents.org

2010, 5 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Crystal Motors New Models and Crystal Motors Sales Demos

Crystal Nissan

Twenty New Car Models, Two Formats Each: 3 minute web versions and 15 minute showroom versions

2010, 460 Minutes total, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Richard Corcoran for State Representative

Richard Corcoran Campaign

2010, 6 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Lecanto Middle School Spring Concert

LMS Band and Chorus

2010, 2011, 90 Minutes each, Digital/DVD

 

Dr. Joseph Crumbley: Tips On Parenting Older Adoptees

Courter Films & Associates

2010, 30 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Kevin Campbell: Family Finding Facts

Courter Films & Associates

2010, 30 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech Crops 2009

Clive James, ISAAA

2010, 7 Six-Minute Segments, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Floral City Elementary Kindergarten Concerts

Floral City Elementary School

2009, 2010, 2011, 45 Minutes each, Digital/DVD

 

Floral City First Grade Concerts

Floral City Elementary School

2009, 2010, 2011, 45 Minutes each, Digital/DVD

 

Bless Us All

Mathile Institute for the Advancement of Human Nutrition

2009, 4 Minutes, Digital/DVD, & Web

 

Freedom From Famine: The Norman Borlaug Story            ORDER YOUR FREE COPY NOW

The Mathile Institute for the Advancement of Human Nutrition

2009, 56 & 66 Minutes & Educational Version, HD Digital/DVD

 

Could You Be… A Foster Parent; One Childhood, One Chance; Every Vote Counts

Kids Central, Inc.

2009, 5 to 15 Minutes, Digital/DVD

 

Maybe One Day

Citrus Co. United Way

2007, 2 Minutes, Digital/DVD

 

Norman Borlaug Gold Medal Ceremony

Clayton Mathile

2007, 47 Minutes, HD Digital/DVD

 

Building Better Lives

Kids Central, Inc

2007, 12 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Supporting Independent Living

Kids Central, Inc

2007, 6.5 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Seven-Part DVD Demo

Ashley Rhodes-Courter

2007, 45 Minutes, Video/DVD

Protecting Children and Promoting Permanent Families

 

NACAC

2006, 20 Minutes (MultiVers), Video/DVD

 

Family Team Meetings/Washington. DC Model

American Humane Association

2006, 17 & 56 Minutes (Community Awareness and Training versions), Video/DVD

 

Barriers to Adoption: Professionals, Parents, Teen versions

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

2006, 60 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Volunteer CASAs in the Family Courts

David & Lucile Packard Foundation

2005, 30 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Family Recruitment Series

Central FL Family Services

2005, 5 Minutes X 15, Video/DVD

 

Improving Outcomes for Children in Child Protection Cases: The Role of the Child Advocate

Superior Court of CA/Packard Foundation

2005, 60 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Foster Care Commission report DVD, Video, and materials

Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care

2005, 60 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Fishing in Citrus County

Citrus County Tourism Development Agency

2005, 16 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Campaign 2005

United Way of Citrus Co.

2005, 14 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Our Learning Community

Pope John Paul II Catholic School

2005, 12 Minutes, Video/DVD

 

Little Sparrow - Life of Dolly Parton

Robert DeWitt

2004, 120 Minutes, Video

 

Wraparound Services in Santa Clara County

Superior Court of Calif/Packard Found

2003, 31 & 18 Minutes, Video

 

Wendy's International Keynote

Wendy's/Courter Films

2003, 18 Minutes, Video

 

The Adoptive Family Recruitment Spots

Family Services of Central Florida

2003, 16 X 5 Minutes, Video

 

Nature Coast Aquascape

Performance Marketing

2003, 30 Seconds spot, Video

 

Generation Next

Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church

2003, 20 Minutes, Video

 

Family Group Decision Making Conference Version

Superior Court/Santa Clara County

2003, 10 Minutes, Video

 

All About Ashley: A Journey Through Foster Care

Courter Films

2003, 12 Minutes, Video

 

High and Dry: FEMA Flood Mitigation House Project

Courter Films

2003, 45 Minutes, Video

 

Community & Cultural Considerations in Child Abuse & Neglect Cases

NCJFCJ/Clark Foundation

2003, 13 Minutes, Video

 

Judicial Leadership & Ethics

NCJFCJ/Clark Foundation

2003, 17 Minutes, Video

 

We CAN for Kids: Finding Foster & Adoptive Families in Minnesota

North American Council on Adoptable Children

2003, 18 Minutes, Video

 

Legal Innovations: Dependency Drug Treatment Court

Superior Court of Calif/Packard Found

2002, 32 & 13 Minutes, Video

 

Finding Forever Families                                                ORDER YOUR FREE COPY NOW

Dave Thomas Foundation

2001, 35 Minutes, Video

 

Court Agency and Community Collaboration

NCJFCJ/Clark Foundation

2001, 12 Minutes, Video

 

Let Us Put Our Minds Together: The Power of Family Group Conference in Washington State

NW Institute/Stuart Foundation

2001, 12 Minutes, Video

 

Because You Care, Others Will Have A Better Tomorrow

United Way of Citrus Co.

2001, 14 Minutes, Video

 

No More Cheatin' Songs

Wiley Fox Music Video

Acclaim Records

2001, 4 Minutes, Video

 

Cultural Difference, Common Goals

NCJFCJ

2001, 90 Minutes, Video

 

Portable Aircraft Hangar

American Space Frames

2001, 55 Minutes, Video

 

You Can Take It With You—House Moving Project

Joan Hoierman 2000, 34 Minutes, Video

 

Loving & Living with Children Who Were Exposed to Drugs and Alcohol

Thaddeus Rozecki, Ph.D.

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes x 13 Parts Series, Video

 

Prenatal Substance Exposure

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 19 Minutes, Video

 

Foster & Adoptive Families Regarding Attachment, Separation & Grief

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes, Video

 

Parenting Strategies

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes, Video

 

Working with Schools & Advocating for Your Child's Educational Needs

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes, Video

 

Substance Abuse and the Adoption Connection

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes, Video

 

Prenatal Substance Exposure: Medical, Developmental, Neuro-behaviorial Concerns

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes, Video

 

Specials Issues in Parenting

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 minutes, Video

 

Prenatal Substance Exposure: Wange & Burge version

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes, Video

 

Common Childhood Psychiatric Disorders

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 Minutes, Video

 

Understanding & Working with Children's Temperament

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 60 & 22 Minutes, Video

 

Intro to Substance Abuse & the Adoption Connection

UCLA & Santa Clara Co.

2000, 21 Minutes, Video

 

Lost in the System, Found by a CASA

National CASA/CFA

2000, 20 Minutes, Video

 

Foster Care History

National CASA

2000, 5 Minutes, Video

 

Court, Agency and Community Collaboration

NCJFCJ

2000, 18 Minutes, Video

 

Experiences of Foster Care: Youths Remember

NCJFCJ

2000, 60 & 58 Minutes, Video

 

Experiences of Foster Care: Youths Remember

NCJFCJ

2000, 55 & 10 Minutes, Video


The Permanency Toolkit:

CFA, 2000, 31 Minutes, DVD

  • Mediation (31 min.)                                                            ORDER NOW $ 145.00
  • Family Group Decision Making (32 min.)                                    ORDER NOW $ 145.00
  • Concurrent Planning (30 min.)                                                ORDER NOW $ 145.00

 

A Plan For Joseph: An Actual Family Group Conference                        ORDER NOW $ 165.00

CFA

2000, 76 Minutes, DVD

 

Pathways to Permanence                                                            ORDER YOUR FREE COPY NOW

Dave Thomas Foundation

1999, 30 Minutes, Video

 

Citrus Co. Indian Community Cultural Program

Citrus Co. Indian Society

1999, 90 Minutes, Video

 

Community Collaboration

NCJFCJ

1999, 18 minutes, Video

 

The Millennium Video

NCJFCJ

1999, 5 Minutes, Video

 

People Who Need People Need You

United Way

1999, 14 Minutes, Video

 

Parenting Class for Judges

Guardian ad Litem Program

1999, 120 Minutes, Video

 

Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994

Am. Public Human Services Assoc.

1999, 80 Minutes, Video

 

ASFA: Advocates Version

Dave Thomas Foundation 1998, 27 Minutes, Video

 

ASFA: Judiciary Version

Dave Thomas Foundation

1998, 23 Minutes, Video

 

ASFA: Legislative Version

Dave Thomas Foundation

1998, 19 Minutes, Video

 

ASFA: Service Club Version

Dave Thomas Foundation

1998, 10 Minutes, Video

 

ASFA: Social Worker's Version

Dave Thomas Foundation

1998, 25 Minutes, Video

 

Global Connections to Adoption

Dave Thomas Foundation

1998, 20 Minutes, Video

 

Micro.doc series:

CFA/WEDU/Dave Thomas/NationsBank etc.

1998, 1, 2, 3, 4.5 & 5 Minutes, Videos and DVD

  • Solutions for American Children                                                            ORDER NOW $ 19.95
  • Child Advocacy                                                                                    ORDER NOW $ 19.95
  • Community Partnership                                                                        ORDER NOW $ 19.95
  • Family Violence                                                                                    ORDER NOW $ 19.95
  • Literacy                                                                                                ORDER NOW $ 19.95
  • Mentoring                                                                                    ORDER NOW $ 19.95
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome                                                                        ORDER NOW $ 19.95
  • Special-Needs Adoption                                                                        ORDER NOW $ 19.95

 

Touching Lives: 1998 Campaign

United Way

1998, 15 Minutes, Video

 

Children Are Our Future

Dave Thomas Foundation

1997, 14 Minutes, Video

 

Getting to Know Us

Florida Nature Coast Coalition

1997, 9 Minutes, Video

 

In the Summertime

Children's Home of Tampa

1997, 4 Minutes, Video

 

Our Magnificent Estuary                                                                                    ORDER NOW $ 24.95

FL. Chamber of Commerce

1997, 27 Minutes, DVD

 

Reach for the Stars

United Way

1997, Video

 

Through The Eyes of a Child                                                ORDER YOUR FREE COPY NOW

Dave Thomas Foundation

1997, 20 Minutes, DVD

 

Trouble With Manatees                                                                                    ORDER NOW $ 19.95

CFA

1997, 30 Minutes, DVD

 

Stud Extractor

Vanaman Products

1997, 7 Minutes, Video

 

Adoption Reform: What Attorneys General Can Do

Dave Thomas Foundation

1996, 14 Minutes, Video

 

Making the Dance of Heaven

Raintree Music

1996, 19 Minutes, Video

 

The Dance of Heaven

Raintree Music

1996, 4 Minutes, 16 mm

 

You Can Make a Difference                                                                        ORDER NOW $39.95

CRMS School Mentor Program 1996, 20 Minutes, DVD


Throw Away The Key?                                                                                    ORDER NOW $ 29.95

Fl. Department of J.J.

1996, 20 Minutes, Video

 

Making a Difference

Fl. Guardian ad Litem Program

1995, 18 Minutes, Video

 

Where's My Chance? The Case for America's Children                                    ORDER NOW $ 39.95

WEDU

1994, 58 Minutes, DVD

 

Behavior Management

Beverly Foundation

1993/1996, 40 Minutes, Video

 

Challenge Yourself

Alaska Public Television

1990, 30 Minutes, Video

 

Magical Moments of Birth                                                                        ORDER NOW $79.95

Parenting Pictures

1990, 45 Minutes, DVD

 

First Encounters

Florida Museum of Natural History

1989, 12 Minutes, Video


The Florida Water Story Series:

Florida Water Districts, WEDU, 1988, 16mm/DVD

  • Florida's Fragile Fountain: Origins of and Threats to Our Drinking Water (30 min.) ORDER NOW $ 24.95
  • Golden Coins, Silver Ribbons: Florida's Treasured Lakes and Rivers (30 min.) ORDER NOW $ 24.95
  • Embrace of the Sea: Florida's Coastal Waters (60 min.)                        ORDER NOW $ 24.95

 

Fire Figthers Film Series:

Firefighter Films & Courter Media 1988/1987, 16mm

·       Hazardous Materials/Emergency Response (30 min.)

  • Basic Search & Rescue (20 min.)
  • Breathing Apparatus—Why? (20 min.)
  • Incident Control: Evacuation (30 min.)                                                ORDER NOW $ 49.95
  • Incident Control: Hazardous Materials (30 min.)                                    ORDER NOW $ 49.95
  • Incident Control: Protective Apparatus (30 min.)                                    ORDER NOW $ 49.95
  • Structural Fire Attack (21 min.)
  • The Foam Film (23 min.)

 

Don't Risk Your Child's Life

Physicians for Automotive Safety

1983/1989, 14 Minutes, 16mm

 

Parenting Picture series

Parenting Pictures, 1985/'83/'82/'81 DVD

  • Tender Loving Care (Parenting the Newborn) (30 min.)                        ORDER NOW $ 59.95
  • Family-Centered Cesareans (28 min.)                                                ORDER NOW $ 59.95
  • The Mysterious Manatee (15 min.)                                                            ORDER NOW $ 24.95
  • Saturday's Children (36 min.)                                                            ORDER NOW $ 69.95
  • The Teenage Pregnancy Experience  (26 min.)                                    ORDER NOW $ 49.95
  • Caring & Coping: The New Parent Experience (25 min.)                        ORDER NOW $ 49.95

 

Buckle Up, and Do It Right!

Physicians for Automotive Safety

1978, 16mm

 

The Breastfeeding Experience

Parenting Pictures

1978, 23 Minutes, 16mm

 

The Bonding Birth Experience

Parenting Pictures

1977, 21 Minutes, 16mm

 

The Cesarean Birth Experience

Parenting Pictures

1976, 25 Minutes, 16mm

 

Are You Ready for the Postpartum Experience?

Parenting Pictures

1975, 17 Minutes, 16mm

 

Cidermaker

CFA/LCA/AIMS

1975, 18 Minutes, 16mm

 

Gristmiller

CFA/LCA/AIMS

1975, 18 Minutes, 16mm

 

Coffee Break

IBM

1974, 3 Minutes, 16mm

 

System 3650

IBM

1974, 17 Minutes, 16mm

 

Today My Dog Had Puppies

CFA

1974, 12 Minutes, 16mm

 

Along the Way Science Series:

To the Waterfall; To the Pond; To the Honey Tree

CFA/LCA/AIMS

1973, 16 Minutes, 16mm

 

Learning About Science Series:

Solar Energy; Water

CFA/ACI

1973, 14 Minutes, 16mm

 

Handy Dandy Do-It-Yourself Filmmaking Series:

Filmmaking; Animation; Editing

CFA/LCA/AIMS

1972, 12 Minutes, 16mm

 

Young Filmmakers

Collegiate School

1972, 19 Minutes, 16mm

 

Europe's Finest

Screenscope

1971, 21 Minutes, 16mm

 

Children's Book Series II:

Pickle for a Nickel; The Odds & Ends Playground; No Talking; Large & Growly Bear

Golden Books/Western Pub

1971, 10 Minutes, 16mm

 

Reflections in Space

Screenscope

1971, 27 Minutes, 16mm

 

The Fixing Business

Screenscope

1971, 14 Minutes, 16mm

 

Hey, Look at Me!

Screenscope

1970, 12 Minutes, 16mm

 

Taking a Running Start

Screenscope

1970, 24 Minutes, 16mm

 

Children's Book Series:

Too Many Bozos; What If?; Little Dog Lost; Little Black Puppy; Jonathan & The Dragon; I Can Fly; Dragon in the Wagon.

Golden Books/Western Pub

1969, 10 Minutes, 16mm

 

Mexican Market

ACI

1969, 10 Minutes, 16mm

 

Recorder

ACI

1969, 25 Minutes, 16mm

 

Same Subject / Different Treatment

ACI

1969, 12 Minutes, 16mm

 

Art Perception Series:

Shape; Abstraction; Movement; Posters.

ACI

1968, 22 Minutes, 16mm

 

Child's Eye View

Bank St. College of Education

1967, 26 Minutes, 16mm

 

Children's Book Read Aloud Series:

John Tabor's Ride; Whistle for Willie; Birthday for Bird; Sincerely Yours; Mrs. Ashby.

Bank St. College of Education

1967, 9 Minutes, 16mm

 

Styles in Theater

(Gay, Student) Antioch College

1966, 25 Minutes, Video

 

Just Ask Jerry

(Phil, Student) Bob Jones University

1964, 12 Minutes, 16mm