Hurricanes and Hogs

Hurricanes and Hogs

You know I’m directing a new documentary on Picturing Pigs but do you know why I wanted to do it? It all goes back about 25 years. I lived on the Pamlico River in eastern North Carolina. The river was absolutely beautiful. It flooded frequently, especially...
Jane and Shannon on Our Hen House Podcast

Jane and Shannon on Our Hen House Podcast

Jane M. Castline and Shannon Johnstone, the co-creators of the photography project Picturing Pigs, were guests on the Our Hen House podcast recently. In the interview, Jane and Shannon talk about how they met, why they put up billboards of happy pigs, and a little bit...
2024 Meredith College Documentary Film Festival

2024 Meredith College Documentary Film Festival

Last weekend was the 2024 Meredith College Documentary Film Festival in Raleigh, N.C. It was such a pleasure to be back on the Meredith College campus, where I learned so much in my undergrad program. I wish they had this festival while I was a student. The festival...
2024 Meredith College Documentary Film Festival

2024 Meredith College Documentary Film Festival

Please join me for the 2024 Meredith College Documentary Film Festival on Sunday, January 28th, starting at 2:00 p.m. It will be held in Kresge Auditorium on the Meredith College campus. (View campus map here.) It is an honor to be there and to share the newest reel...
Picturing Pigs Trailer Screening

Picturing Pigs Trailer Screening

Join us on Wednesday, December 20th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, at RBC Cary! Details available in the Facebook event page. Come say hi and ask any questions about the project. We’re working on a few additional surprises, too. I would love to see you in real...
Our project received a grant

Our project received a grant

We are so thrilled to share the news! Our project, Picturing Pigs, has received a grant from the Filmed in NC Fund. Thank you to Cucalorus for the support. We are incredibly grateful. What is the project about? Picturing Pigs (working title) is a new short documentary...