Craig A. Knitt, award winning artist, filmmaker, teacher, performer, writer and creator is a founder of the Wildwood Film Festival, a festival dedicated to Wisconsin film talent. The past three years Craig has also been a volunteer for the Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival. When Craig is not busy teaching visual art, he is busy creating film projects or performing Improvisational Comedy with ComedyCity - DePere and DinnerTime Comedy. Craig was the male lead in last year's "Secrets of the Dead" which was premiered at the Gerold Theater in Weyauwega.
The Wildwood Film Festival's purpose is to promote Wisconsin film talent (actors, directors, writers, composers, editors, etc.). It strives to educate high school students and adults in film basics - script writing, story boarding, filming, lighting, sound, editing and marketing. The Wildwood Film Festival has been consistently dedicated to Wisconsin film talent. Now in it fifteenth year it will have showcased over 500 films that all have connections to the state. Events have been held at the Performing Arts Center (PAC) and the Big Picture Theatre. The Wildwood Film Festival continues to grow each year and the commitment to Wisconsin filmmakers and film talent is just as strong. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at rexsikes.com