2015 Mariachi Miracle projected production schedule

2015/2016 Projected Production Outline, The Mariachi Miracle

 

Singer Linda Ronstadt

Singer Linda Ronstadt

January/February

Work on grants, funding

Meet with community leaders re. mariachi summit

Present proposal at Arizona Commission on the Arts’ Art Tank event

 

March:

 

Current crop of Los Changuitos Feos, parents

Tucson Ballet Folklorico pioneers

Veterans of Los Changuitos Feos, former board members

Tucson Unified School District mariachi and folklorico programs, elementary school level – in class, teachers, administrators, parents

TUSD mariachi and folklorico programs, middle school level

Family dynasties: Valenzuelas and Rangel families

Adalberto Gallegos, Gilbert Velez

Linda Ronstadt, travel to San Francisco to diocument Mariachi Aztlan trip

 

April:

 

TUSD mariachi an folklorico programs, high school level

Tucson International Mariachi Conference

Mariachi conference pioneers and board members

College students

Arizona Commission on the Arts Art Tank mariachi forum

 

Mariachi Cobre performs at Disney's Epcot Center

Mariachi Cobre performs at Disney’s Epcot Center

May:

 

High School and College Graduations

Mothers’ day mariachi performances

Summer mariachi and folklorico workshop programs

Parents and teachers

Graduates

West coast Travel: Las Vegas, Washington State, Oregon, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego (mariachi pioneers, Fred Tarazon, David Ruiz, Linda Ronstadt, Richard Carranza, Laura Sobrino, Jeff Nevin, etc. along with Tucson teachers in Las Vegas)

Work on book

 

 

June-August

 

Graduates

Summer mariachi and folklorico programs

Interviews with rock musicians who travel with mariachis

Work on Tohono O’odham and Pascua Yaqui connections

Work on book

Secure historical footage, photos

Digitize old footage

 

September:

 

East coast travel: New Mexico, Texas, Florida, Nashville, Washington, D.C. interviewing veterans of the mariachi movement, leaders of mariachi conferences, instrument makers, etc. Extended stay in Florida to interview Mariachi Cobre members.

Continued school interviews with teachers, administrators, students and families

Military connections

Work on book

 

October

 

All interviews not yet conducted

Mariachi and folklorico programs in the community

Tucson Meet Yourself

Work on book

 

 

November

 

All Souls procession and All Souls Day festivities

Work on book

Read through all transcripts

Map out video edits

 

December

 

Complete book

Preliminary film edits

 

 

2016

January:

 

Film editing

Complete story line

Send book to editor

Last minute book adjustments

 

February:

 

Film Editing

Drop in B-Roll, photos

 

 

 

March:

 

Post Production:

 

Color correction

Titles

Audio adjustments

Finalization

DVD master production

 

April:

 

DVD production

Preparation for premiere

Preparation for summit

Premiere

 

 

 

Other ongoing elements:

 

Transcription

Research

 

 

 

~ by Daniel Buckley on December 30, 2014.

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