Provincetown Community Television Producer Selected for International Film Festival

A short film by PTV's Tracy Kachtick-Anders has been selected...

Kachtick-Anders has been selected for inclusion in the 100-Second Film Festival.

“Love” tells the story of Kachtick-Anders’ journey with her 15-year old son Wyatt. Wyatt has Down Syndrome and has had many triumphs and setbacks in his life, the one constant has been the unconditional love of his mother Tracy.

Kachtick-Anders said, “When I look at my son Wyatt and I think about all that we have been through together, that no one else can really understand, I feel like I could write poetry all day or make 20,000 films about him.”

Kachtick-Anders produced the film as part of a workshop held at Provincetown CommunityTelevision. “Almost ten years ago I made one of those vision boards and I put the word “Showtime” on there because I had this fantasy that I would be a documentary filmmaker. Seven, eight, ten kids later, I realized I would never catch up to all of those with more skills, who are more tech savvy and have more resources and time. But when I saw PTV was offering filmmaking classes and then a chance to enter the 100-Second Film Festival, I figured I could squeeze that into my busy life.”“We are thrilled Tracy was able to make her beautiful tribute to her son Wyatt at PTV. ‘Love’ exemplifies what community media is; an opportunity for people to express themselves freely and creatively and to share the story of their life. Viewing this film is an authentic  experience that will stay with you and help you value the precious moments you are given.”, said Amy Davies PTV’s Executive Director.

A screening will take place on October 27, 2018 at 7:30 at Oak Ames Memorial Hall in North Easton, Massachusetts. For more information go to 100-seconds.org PTV is planning a screening in Provincetown for later this fall.

The 100-Second Film Festival was launched 2005 in Lowell, Massachusetts as a collaboration between the LTC (Lowell Telecommunications Corp) and the Revolving Museum. The film festival features creative work including film, animation and video that is 100-seconds or less in duration. The project is built on partnerships between community media centers and locally based art and cultural organizations. The 2018 festival is presented by Easton Community Access Television in Easton, Massachusetts through its Executive Director and Film Festival Founder,
Massachusetts native, Jason Daniels. 

The 100-Second Film Festival features a diverse array of local and International films. The 2018 season received films from over 60 countries. In 2015 the 100-Second Film Festival entered into a cultural exchange of films with the International 100 Second Film Festival of Iran and the 60 Second International Film Festival in Pakistan.

About PTV: Provincetown Community Television (PTV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Community Media Center serving the Town of Provincetown, MA. PTV provides low to no cost media training, education, and access to technology to the Provincetown community. PTV is dedicated to providing an accessible media forum for all Provincetown residents, nonprofit organizations, governmental, and educational institutions. 


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