Friday
Jan202017

Wojahn props for HBO, "Wilson" premieres at Sundance!

HBO came to Minneapolis last fall to shoot a pilot for a new series, "Mogadishu, MN"

and Mark was the propmaster on the production. Wojahn was thrilled to lead the prop

Mark Wojahn with director & writer, K'nann. department. We had a really good team, with Sarah Jean Shervin as Asst. Props and

Hanni Egal as Prop PA. The Mn production community is hopeful the series will shoot

the remainder of the season in Minnesota. To support these efforts please go to

www.fundsnowbate.com.

 

In 2015 Wojahn propped the feature "Wilson" starring Woody Harrelson.

This month it premieres at the Sundance Film Festival.

Here is a trailer for the movie.

It was exciting and an honor to work with so many great actors on this project.

Director Craig Johnson got a wonderful range of delivery from the thespians.

It will be interesting to see what he chose in the edit room.

 

 

Monday
Aug292016

Wojahn releases latest Doc on youtube!

Mark Wojahn has released his latest documentary, "Joanne Wojahn:Her Life, Family & Jesus" on youtube.  

This film was completed this year and given to his mother on Mother's Day. The film also screened at her family reunion in June. Wojahn made this as a tribute to his mother, her stories and the importance of family history.

Wojahn was thrilled to team up with professionals in the local film industry to help make this happen. Voiceover artist, Abby Stavig, voiced his grandmother, Henrietta "Hank" Eden, the sound mixed was polished by Uproar Music and Sound's Kent Militzer and original songs were provided by Saint Paul composer Richard Werbowenko.

Wojahn thanks his family in providing some of the 600 images that were scanned for the project and the hours of archival film that were digitized for the video. The film is available upon request on dvd and blu-ray. Please contact Wojahn for ordering info.  

Tuesday
Aug232016

Wojahn Programs 9th Season of Casket Cinema

Mark Wojahn and Wilbur Ince have debuted a 9th season of their Casket Cinema. Northeast Minneapolis' only microcinema is located in Wojahn's studio in the Northwestern Casket Company. It is becoming known for showing the best in activist indie themed documentaries. The cinema thrives on post film discussion and a call to action concerning the topics of the films. Almost all films have speakers or filmmakers in house to talk of the important subjects raised in the movie. On the docket for this year are: 

*Bikes Vs. Cars, Special Guest Seth Stattmeuller of Recovery Bike Shop

Racing Extinction, Special guest tbd.

Running On Climate, special guests tbd. 

Where to Invade Next, special guests the Twin City Artist Front & Vets for Peace. 

Robert Bly, special guest Producer Dominic Howes.

January- May 2017 schedule will be posted as confirmed

Monday
Feb012016

Wojahn programs 8th season of Casket Cinema!

Mark Wojahn and Wilbur Ince have debuted an 8th season of their Casket Cinema. Northeast Minneapolis' only microcinema is located in Wojahn's studio in the Northwestern Casket Company. It is becoming known for showing the best in activist indie themed documentaries. The cinema thrives on post film discussion and a call to action concerning the topics of the films. Almost all films have speakers or filmmakers in house to talk of the important subjects raised in the movie. On the docket for this year are: 

Just Eat It, special guests tbd. 

*DamNation, special guest Amy Childers of the Minnesota DNR.

Beyond The Divide, special guests filmmaker Jan Selby, Dave Lodson of Vets for Peace and mediator Janet Rowles. 

Killing Us Softly 4, special guests; Pilar Gerasimo of Experience Life Magazine, Abby Stavig of Olson Advertising and Antonnette Trussoni of A&E Casting.

* War On Whistle Blowers, special guest professor and award winning author Heidi Kitrosser and 9/11 FBI Agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley.

*Backyard Trailer Explosion, special guest film collector Mark Har and others TBD. 

*The Interrupters, special guests from the Alternative to Violence Project (AVP) and others TBD. 

*Salt of the Earth, special guests photographers Vance Gellert, Keith Holmes and others tbd. 

*May Art-A-Whirl Screening TBA! 

 

 

Sunday
Oct182015

Wojahn's Production Designs for History Channel

Mark Wojahn has production designed 4 episodes of content for the History Channel's new TV series "True Monsters". Filmed in 2014 but premiering on October 9th, 2015, Wojahn led the production's art department in its reinactments of historical and mythical sequences. Follow this is a link to watch to the series online.