ERIC CLIFFORD, DIRECTOR
Eric Clifford is an experienced director, producer, director of photography, editor and audio engineer. He has also worked as a camera operator for broadcast television, touring musician, studio musician, composer and actor. Recent work includes project videos for Green Mountain Power, All Earth Renewables, and the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board. Eric was a producer, composer, and one of the lead actors in the feature film Tin Can, which won Most Artistic Film at the 2011 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival.
Outside of film and music, Eric has worked on reforestation projects in India, monitored endangered birds in Long Island, worked with at-risk youth in Vermont and created a new riverside park among other notable projects that drew support from media and community members during service in AmeriCorps in Montpelier.
STEPHEN J. MAAS, PRODUCER/CAMERA OPERATOR
Stephen J. Maas is an accomplished writer, videographer, designer, musician and businessman with experience in a wide range of disciplines and entrepreneurial endeavors. He has written three feature-length screenplays, including the award-winning Tin Can (“Most Artistic Film” at the 2011 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival). He has produced independent feature films , as well as directing, editing & producing multiple short length documentary, promotional and commercial video projects. Recent work includes project docs for Green Mountain Power, AllEarth Renewables and the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board. He designs and maintains websites for Vermont organizations, including the Wooden Horse Arts Guild and Birds in Wood. Clients have included the Haskell Library and the Up-East Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Stephen strives to create and collaborate on projects that expand his creative abilities and perspectives while fostering and promoting the arts within his home state of Vermont.
CATAMOUNT ARTS, FISCAL SPONSOR
State of Green is sponsored by Catamount Arts, a respected 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Catamount Arts serves as our fiscal agent, and all of the funds raised by our campaigns go directly to them. They then oversee the administration of our budget, so you can be assured that your funds will be used responsibly. As such, any contribution you make is considered to be tax-deductible as a charitable donation.
Contributions to the Catamount Film & Arts pursuant to this solicitation are primarily for the support of STATE OF GREEN Documentary Film that has been approved and is being sponsored by Catamount Film & Arts in accordance with its purposes and guidelines.