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Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Professor Hancock's Orchestra

Saturday, March 21
11:45AM - 1:15PM

Satellite Venue: Marchesa
6226 Middle Fiskville Road


Professor Hancock’s Orchestra showcases the work of Colin Hancock, a senior at St. Stephen's Episcopal School, who got a band together to record a jazz session on wax cylinder records in a recreation session of a Jazz legend, Buddy Bolden. The band, playing a song by Bolden, recorded its work through a mid-1890’s megaphone onto the wax cylinders, then listened to the playback on a 1905 Edison Triumph phonograph.

Section: Texas High School Shorts Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 3min

Director: Charlie Ozburn

Producer: Charlie Ozburn, Colin Hancock, Mike Dolan

Screenwriter: Charlie Ozburn

Cinematographer: Charlie Ozburn, Mike Dolan, Jaxter Kim, Julia Mewborne

Editor: Charlie Ozburn, Luca Ring

Additional Credits: Research and Resources: Colin Hancock, Hal Smith, David Sager, Don Marquis, Bennie Zahn, Benjamin Cannaday, John Levin, Tim Knapp, Jeff Sesil, Jim Cartwright, Paul Morris, Other Support: Mark Kazanoff, John Moon, Dylan Blackthorn, Susan Shotz, Collen Hynes

Principal Cast: Colin Hancock, Hal Smith, David Jellema, Jonathan Doyle, Lyon Graulty, Jamey Cummins, Ryan Gould


Charlie Ozburn is eighteen years old and a senior at St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas. He has been making films for three years, the majority being action-oriented skateboarding projects. Ozburn began to pursue this interest in filmmaking academically in 2013, and Professor Hancock's Orchestra is his first documentary film.

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