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Crest Pictures News from 2009

The Irate Birdwatcher DVD is here now

by Crest Pictures

Posted on November 25, 2009

The Irate Birdwatcher DVD is here now – just in time for the holidays!! See our Store to purchase.


Rossland Mountain Film Festival

by Crest Pictures

Posted on November 20, 2009

Crest Pictures is proud to announce that both The Irate Birdwatcher and Right Here, Right Now -- our two 2009 productions make their festival debuts at the Rossland Mountain Film Festival in Rossland, British Columbia.


The Irate Birdwatcher premiere

by Crest Pictures

Posted on November 5, 2009

The Irate Birdwatcher premiered to a big house in Seattle last evening. Our dear friend Betty Manning, wife of the late Harvey Manning, and several of their closest friends were in attendance, as well as so many others who know him through his inspiring books and monumental achievements for wilderness preservation. Thanks to the Mountaineers Club for hosting the event; with special thanks to Helen Cherullo of The Mountaineers Books for her constant support, and to Richard Barringer and Brooke Miller of the Mountaineers Productions for putting on the show.


an inspiring story

by Crest Pictures

Posted on November 3, 2009

Jake Lynch, Editor of the Sammamish Reporter, writes up an inspiring story about The Irate Birdwatcher and the making of the film. Read it here.


The Irate Birdwatcher awarded Honorable Mention

by Crest Pictures

Posted on September 30, 2009

The Irate Birdwatcher is awarded Honorable Mention for "Creative Approach" at the 6th Annual Montana CINE International Film Festival.


The Irate Birdwatcher premiering in Seattle

by Crest Pictures

Posted on September 29, 2009

The Irate Birdwatcher will be premiering in Seattle on Nov 4 at 7 pm at The Mountaineers Bldg, 7700 Sand Point Way NE. Or, catch a sneak preview in Issaquah on Oct 28 at 7 pm at the King County Library Service (KCLS) Center, 960 Newport Way NW. The public is invited to attend these free screenings.


new film Right Here, Right Now

by Crest Pictures

Posted on July 23, 2009

"I don't like to call it an extreme sport; I like to refer to it more as an adventure sport. But it's certainly the kind of sport where the consequences of error are pretty high." Watch for our new film Right Here, Right Now, where wilderness BASE jumper Tom Dancs reflects on how this sport fulfills his inner needs, the ongoing efforts to legalize BASE again in U.S. National Parks...and what it takes, both mentally and logistically, to step off the edge each time.


The Irate Birdwatcher is done

by Crest Pictures

Posted on April 15, 2009

Crest Pictures newest film The Irate Birdwatcher is done. Yay! It's all about wilderness preservation...taken from the writings of Harvey Manning - the Northwest's legendary outdoor author and conservationist. Harvey's inspiring words are spoken by Earl Prebezac - a Northwest gem, the music composed by David Michael is gentle to the ears, but rocks!...and the stunning nature footage shot by Robert Chrestensen spans over nine years of filming in the backcountry of the Cascades and Olympics.


Two Films currently in production

by Crest Pictures

Posted on February 15, 2009

Crest Pictures is currently in production on two new films due out in 2009. We're in post-production on a film about wilderness preservation which should be in the can by Apr, 2009. We're also in the field shooting another film about an extreme sport...due out by Aug, 2009.