The Academy – The Definitive Documentary of Baton Twirling (2002)
Written, Directed, and Produced by Brian Jones and Mike Noonan
Starring Joe Burton, Ryan Churchill, Julia Cronin, K8 Gallagher, Shelly Gossman, Jenn Jackson, Karla Meyer, and Jim Nadder as “Vince Nicolet”
Cinematography and Editing by Steve Boal. A Jose Torres Filmworks Presentation.
Rated E for Everyone.
Total Budget: $1,000 (suck it, James Cameron)
Honored at the 2002 ARPA Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, and the 2008 Naperville Film Festival, Naperville, IL