LATEST PROJECTS

Films

Painted in Stone (feature documentary)​

Produced, Directed, Edited, and Written by John Fitch III.

 

The film explores the racially-charged controversy surrounding a 1930's Works Progress Administration mural at the University of Kentucky. The mural has been covered by the university administration for the second time in five years.

Selected by the Miami Independent Film Festival, Peak City International Film Festival, Mesa International Film Festival, Clifton Film Celebration, Golden State Film Festival, AAL Film Festival NYC.

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Mesa International
FINALIST SELECTION - Peak City Internati
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Clifton Film Celebr
FINALIST - AAL Film Festival NYC - 2020.
FINALIST - UPIKE Film  Media Arts Festiv
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Miami Independent F
Ma Chere Petite Maxyme (experimental)

Produced by John Fitch III, Lisa Inserra, Chad Cogdill. Directed by Lisa Inserra. Assistant Director John Fitch III. Cinematography by Chad Cogdill. Sound Design by John Fitch.

 

Based on a poem, this experimental short film was set in Paris, France, but shot on super 16mm film in Savannah, Ga.

Featured at the Savannah Film Festival; North Carolina Visions, North Carolina Public Television; The Light Factory Carolina Filmmaker’s Showcase; Smogdance Film Festival; The Big Blue Sky Film Festival; Independent Film Showcase WCOX 15 Channel, Georgia; Big Bear Film Festival; Great Lakes Independent Film Festival; Arlene’s Grocery Picture Show

Two Brothers (documentary)
 

Produced and directed by John Fitch III and Jason Edwards. Some editing, videography, and sound mixing by John Fitch III. Original music by RENCH/Ganstagrass (of "Justified" fame). Student/faculty production crew.

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A documentary on an Iraq War veteran from eastern Kentucky whose struggles with PTSD are exacerbated by divorce, substance abuse and isolation. Featured on Kentucky Educational Television, Grand Rapids Film Festival, and Sunset Film Festival of Los Angeles.

Our Secret Season (short narrative)

Produced by John Fitch III, Chad Cogdill and Emerson St. John. Directed by Andrew Kramp. Cinematography by Chad Cogdill. Sound Design by John Fitch III. Student/faculty production crew.

 

Based on a true story. Featured at the Somewhat North of Boston (SNOB) Film Festival, Yosemite Film Festival and the Macon Film Festival.

Eyelit - Finding My Way Home (music video)

Music video produced by John Fitch III and Chad Cogdill. Edited by Jason Edwards.

 

Off the Beaten Path (documentary)

Produced and directed by John Fitch III. Some videography and editing by John Fitch III. 
Student/faculty production crew.

 

A documentary that examines two integrative health treatments - one old, and one new. Featured at the Louisville International Festival of Films, 2015. 



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The Library (short comedy)

Produced, written, directed and edited by John Fitch III. Cinematography by Chad Cogdill. Sound Design by John Fitch III. Student/faculty production crew.

 

This short comedy shot on the Eastern Kentucky University campus. Winner of the Best Short Film Award at​ Cinefest Movie Expo and Festival in Louisville, Ky. Featured at Vine Shorts Fest in Santa Monica, Ca. and on Kentucky Educational Television.

​The Tie (experimental)

Produced, written, directed and edited by John Fitch III. Cinematography by Chad Cogdill. Sound Mixing by John Fitch III. Original Music by Patrick Buttram.

 

This experimental micro-documentary  was featured at the Short Film Channel, Movieola and Oaut Media, Reel Indie Films and on Kentucky Educational Television.

Dog Te Ching (experimental)

Produced, directed, edited and photographed by John Fitch III.

 

Based on a passage from the Tao Te Ching, this experimental micro-film was featured at the Indie Fest USA Film Festival in Downtown Disney, Anaheim, Ca., Santa Fe Metaphysical Film Festival and on Kentucky Educational Television.

The Essential Eastern (documentary)

Feature documentary produced and directed by Chad Cogdill. Production Consultant and Writing Consultant John Fitch III. Aired on Kentucky Educational Television. Narrated by Nick Clooney.

 

​Unfinished (experimental)

Produced, directed, edited, photographed and mixed by John Fitch III.

An experimental documentary on the Talmadge Bridge in Savannah, Ga.

​Correspondence (experimental)

​Produced, directed, edited, photographed and mixed by John Fitch III.

 

An experimental piece that used the Pro Tools interface and the color in the frame to examine the relationship between sound and vision.

​A Conversation with Mike Williams (documentary)

Produced, directed, edited, and photographed by John Fitch III.

 

A documentary on Savannah artist Mike Williams. 

​Ci Vediamo (experimental)

Sound design by John Fitch III.

An experimental short film created by Lisa Inserra.

Among Brothers (feature narrative)

Feature film produced by John Schwert, John Fitch III and others. Screened at 17 national and international film festivals.