Donna Lawrence Productions and Bluecadet Selected as Museum Media Producers
PHILADELPHIA– March 26, 2015 –The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that two award-winning firms—Donna Lawrence Productions and Bluecadet—will produce the films, multi-media and interactives for the Museum of the American Revolution.
Dr. Scott Stephenson, the Museum’s Director of Collections and Interpretation, said, “We are delighted to have the tremendous talent Donna Lawrence Productions and Bluecadet bring to our team as we work to engage our visitors in the complicated, surprising, and inspiring stories of the American Revolution.”
Donna Lawrence Productions (DLP) will produce the Museum’s two signature films—the Introductory Film and the Washington Tent Theater, as well as the multi-sensory Battlefield Theater and several “object theaters” that use media in tandem with the Museum’s collection. DLP has received top awards in almost every national and international film festival dedicated to special format or documentary productions. They have worked for the National Constitution Center, Monticello, Gettysburg, Capitol Visitor Center and the New York Historical Society.
Bluecadet, an award-winning, Philadelphia-based design agency, will produce a range of interactives that will engage visitors on topics such as the beginnings of debating independence, African American stories, and the key moments of the eight-year War for Independence. Bluecadet’s many museum clients include the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Field Museum, the Penn Museum and the Museum of Modern Art.
About the Museum of the American Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution, now under construction just steps from Independence Mall, will tell the complete story of the American Revolution using its distinguished collection of objects, artifacts, artwork and manuscripts. The Museum will serve as a portal to the nation’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context and encouraging explorations that begin at the Museum’s doorstep. The Museum is a private, non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.AmRevMuseum.org or call toll free, 877-740-1776.
About Donna Lawrence Productions
Donna Lawrence Productions is an internationally recognized, award-winning production company that creates immersive, special format, and other non-fiction media experiences. DLP is known for its use of innovative design and cinematic soundtracks to tell stories fueled by the power of insight and emotional connection. Past work has been recognized in almost every competition dedicated to special-format or documentary productions, including Sundance, the New York Festivals, the Chicago Film Festival and many others.
Established in 2007, Bluecadet has collaborated with leading cultural institutions including the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian, Harvard University, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Doctors Without Borders to educate, engage and entertain through digital design and innovation. Their current projects include a location-based application for Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, a series of Digital Orientation Stations for the Field Museum and the redesign of the Institute for Advanced Study website.