“Wagonmasters” Station Wagon Documentary
May 9, 2012, Troy, MI – Sam Smartt and Chris Zaluski, Master of Fine Arts students in the Documentary Film Program at Wake Forest University, will be offering a “works-in-progress” screening of their upcoming documentary, Wagonmasters, on July 28th at the Concours d’Elegance at St. John’s. Co-directors Smartt and Zaluski have been working on the project since February 2011.
Wagonmasters, a 40-minute documentary, tells the story of the station wagon as it represents a changing America over the last 100 years and features interviews of wagon enthusiasts from all cross the country. The film will be screened every hour throughout the day on Saturday, July 28th at the Concours d’Elegance at The Inn at St. John’s and will complement the featured Jet-Age Station Wagons Class on Sunday’s show field. The filmmakers will be in attendance for Questions & Answers sessions after each screening. Admission to the screening is free for conference attendees. More information is available on the film’s website: www.wagonmastersthemovie.com.
About the Filmmakers:
Chris Zaluski is an MFA candidate in the Documentary Film Program at Wake Forest University. He completed his undergraduate work at Appalachian State University in electronic media and journalism. Before graduate school Chris worked for “The Roanoke (VA) Times” as a multimedia producer.
Sam Smartt is an MFA Candidate in the Documentary Film Program at Wake Forest University. He also completed his undergraduate work at Wake Forest, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Film Studies. Sam is a freelance editor and videographer, and finished his first feature documentary, Any Given Friday, in 2010.