Meet our Strategic partner Freedom Films!
Calvin Kennedy is a filmmaker who has traveled the world working on projects, but he has called the Rogue Valley home for over twenty years. He was influential in introducing 35mm film quality production to clients and agencies in the Rogue Valley and by doing so elevated the quality of local and regional television and corporate pieces.
Calvin purchased Freedom Productions in 1995, whose inventory included a grip and lighting truck, camera packages and an editing suite. He has continued to update and keep pace with the digital revolution and has shot many productions in HD.
The list of clients he has worked for are a corporate who’s who of Southern Oregon. They include 3M/Imation, Pacific Retirement Services, RVMC, Providence Hospital, Bear Creek Corp, KSYS, Jackson & Perkins, The Grange, Medford Visitors Bureau, Crater Lake Trust, The Britt Festival, and many more.
Calvin was also on the original board of directors of the Ashland Independent Film Festival. He remained on the board for over three years during the formative period of determining the direction and focus of the now very successful festival.
In the year 2004 Freedom was hired by the Federal government to re- edit a video based on the Lee Greenwood song God Bless the USA, which is shown to every new American citizen. The video contained many clips shot by Freedom and was the opening video for the 2004 Republican Convention.
Calvin directed, edited and created the soundtrack for a feature film in 2112 and 2113. It is in the process of distribution
Freedom has grown these last two years and now has a recording studio and two non-linear editing suite to better serve its clients from concept to completion.