The Journey Begins – Part VI

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 9, 2015 Peek inside our warehouse containing hundreds of Journey props ready for our first shoot tomorrow. Totally surreal! After 22 years of waiting, I’m only waiting for Bronwen Hughes, our fantastic director, to shout ‘Quiet on set’ tomorrow morning. The crew […]

The Journey Begins – Part V

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 7, 2015 Scouting inside a working Joburg prison with Bronwen and the Journey Team. While traveling alone in South Africa at the age of 18, Dan once checked himself into a prison close to Soweto because he didn’t have any place to […]

The Journey Begins – Part IV

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 6, 2015 Totally surreal: visiting the house chosen to represent our home in 1990– and having the lovely owner greet me in a camouflage jacket similar to one of Dan’s jackets that I wore to his Celebration of Life on the Ngong […]

The Journey Begins – Part III

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 6, 2015 My first recce in downtown Joburg with our Journey crew plotting a crane shot with director Bronwen Hughes on fire in the middle of the swirl. Somehow out of chaos a movie is born. Tonight ‘Dan, ‘Amy, ‘ and five other […]

The Journey Begins – Part II

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook! August 4, 2015 The Bag Factory in Joburg houses many artist studios and a dazzling gallery. Loved the vibe of the neighborhood- and the Mexican restaurant where we had lunch. Had a wild visit to SABC (state TV network) which included a desperate […]

The Journey Begins – Part I

Posted by on Aug 14, 2015 in Dan Eldon Legacy

Be sure to keep visiting the blog for updates from Kathy – Dan’s mom – who is currently on the ground in South Africa for the film shoot of Journey – the feature film about Dan!  Click on Kathy’s name below to watch the video over on Facebook. August 3, 2015 Most of the Journey […]

Safari + Party = Safarty?

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Twenty Years On
Safari + Party = Safarty?

Tomorrow, Thursday September 18, 2014 marks what would be Dan’s 44th birthday! Here at Creative Visions, we take birthdays very seriously, and by seriously, I mean we go big! How big? A safari and a party!! In other words – what Dan did best. So first, if you live anywhere close to Malibu, CA or if […]

Turn on LA!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Twenty Years On
Turn on LA!

Calling all Dan fans who hate predictable galas but love to be inspired! Please join the Dan Eldon Legacy team and Creative Visions Foundation for a highly original party called Turn On LA! It will be an evening of mind-blowing music, suave food, engaging people, and better (than usual) spirits! Not to mention Aloe Blacc […]

An Excerpt from “Art of Life”: Intermission

Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Twenty Years On
An Excerpt from “Art of Life”: Intermission

An excerpt from the book Art of Life written by Jennifer New.   Between May and July of 1992, Dan lacked a clear path. As usual, he filled the void with a host of schemes. Some of the crew members from the film had encouraged him to apply to UCLA’s film program and had promised him letters […]

An Excerpt from “Art of Life”: Heartland

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Twenty Years On
An Excerpt from “Art of Life”: Heartland

An excerpt from the book Art of Life written by Jennifer New.  As other UCLA students were getting ready for a few weeks of downtime with family and friends over the winter holiday, Dan was headed for a month of dizzying travel, romance, and decision making. Even by his standards, life was more crowded than usual. When […]