"The Central Park Effect" reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan’s celebrated patch of green and the equally colorful, full-of-attitude New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration. Acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen, an idiosyncratic trombone technician, a charming fashion-averse teenager, and a bird-tour leader who’s recorded every sighting she’s made since the 1940s are among the film’s cast of characters. Featuring spectacular wildlife footage capturing the changing seasons, this lyrical documentary transports the viewer to a dazzling world that goes all but unnoticed by the 38 million people who visit the park each year.
The Central Park Effect
Director(s): Jeffrey Kimball
Executive Producer(s): Pamela Hogan, Tom Casciato
Producer(s): Jeffrey Kimball
Cinematographer: Tony Pagano, Jeffrey Kimball, Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins
Editor(s): Daniel Baer
Sound Designer: Tom Paul, Andrea Bella, Michael Feuser
Music: Paul Damian Hogan
Additional Credits: Co-Producer & Co-Editor: Nick August-Perna, Segment Producer: Tamara Rosenberg, Bird Sound Recordings: Lang Elliott
San Francisco-born Jeffrey Kimball earned film degrees from Stanford and NYU. Formerly a producer, cinematographer and editor on fiction films and documentaries, he is perhaps best known as a Music Supervisor for indie features and for founding Miramax’s music department. "The Central Park Effect" is his feature directorial debut.
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