Dan Eldon Inspired Artwork from Bucharest, Romania!

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Inspired by Dan
Dan Eldon Inspired Artwork from Bucharest, Romania!

Greg Giles, a high school art teacher at the International School in Bucharest, Romania, recently shared his Grade 10 student’s artwork – all inspired by Dan’s journals.  Greg has worked in schools in Tanzania, Ecuador, and is traveling to Addis Ababa this summer.   Built into the curriculum, “Students engage in a viewing of his […]

The Journey Begins – Part XXIII

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! September 4, 2015 There is a chilling image at the end of this short clip of a Somali child wielding an AK-47, hand-fashioned from wire, which mirrors an image Dan captured of a starving boy holding a similar toy gun back in 1993. […]

The Journey Begins – Part XXII

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! September 2, 2015 Barely contained chaos epitomized our shoot with 100 Somali extras on the JOURNEY set yesterday. I know how much Dan loved his proud and determined Somali friends, and I also know how volatile they can be on occasion. Amy and […]

The Journey Begins – Part XXI

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! September 1, 2015 My favorite film so far- featuring Cayla, a beautiful munitions expert, CVF President, Trevor Hall and his new wife, Cara – and Dan Eldon channeled by brilliant actor Ben Schnetzer, along with hand-picked Somali extras in Tembisa – the second […]

The Journey Begins – Part XX

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 31, 2015 Today Ben Schnetzer, playing Dan, was hoisted high into the air on a crane before being gently placed in the Center of swirling chaos- circa 1990. I’m not telling you where or why this happened…you have to come and see […]

The Journey Begins – Part XIX

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 30, 2015 Today we shot in the Star and Independent Newspaper Building in Joburg, (standing in for Reuters News Agency.) I loved being in a working newspaper office, though it needed little dressing to make it look like it must have in […]

The Journey Begins – Part XVIII

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 28, 2015 On location near the Drakensberg Mountains (standing in for the Rift Valley in Kenya,) where we held Dan’s Celebration of Life. The entire cast was there and members of the crew dressed as extras for the final scene in the […]

The Journey Begins – Part XVII

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 25, 2015 Tembisa, Joburg’s second largest township (Soweto is first) has several million people who have sanitation and electricity. But last week we shot on the margins, under the power lines, where people have almost nothing. So here are my reflections on […]

The Journey Begins – Part XVI

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 23, 2015 South African actress Mika Basson has the honor of playing Elinor Tatum in Journey. At the age of 18, Elly participated in the Student Transport Aid Safari that Dan led across Africa to deliver aid to a Refugee camp in […]

The Journey Begins – Part XV

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 21, 2015 Tembisa (the name means “Promise,”) is the second largest township in South Africa, founded in 1957 when black residents of Joburg were being evicted from the soon-to-be whites only areas. We are shooting in one of the most marginalareas– under […]