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Publications

  • Scheerer, D.E. "Five Films on CA National & State Parks, Narrated by Jane Fonda." The California Environmental Legacy Project / Place-based Films. David Scheerer. Redwoods National & State Parks, Pt. Reyes National Seashore, Mt. Lassen Volcanic National Park, The Anza Borrego Desert, Baldwin Hills State Overlook.

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Positions & Honors

  • 2016 – $43,000 / Marine Protected Area Films, Humboldt MPA & CA Fish & Wildlife

  • 2014 – $110,000 Silverwood State Park Project, California State Parks

  • 2012 – HSU Sabbatical for The California Environmental Legacy Project,

  • 2009 – $3 million NSF grant, co-PI, The California Environmental Legacy Project

  • 2008 – $50,000 cash and in-kind support, Humboldt State for The Music Inside

  • 2007 – 4 Bronze Telly Awards (Beyond Road’s End & Headwaters to a Continent) ,

  • 2007 – 4 Silver Telly Awards Beyond Road’s End & Headwaters to a Continent ,

  • 2007 – $5,000 Development Cash Grant, Reality’s Edge (ANGEL funding)

  • 2006 – Invited Delegate, Documentary Symposia at the Center for Social Democracy

  • 2006 – $1,500 HSU Faculty Development Grant for AVID training at the BAVC ,

  • 2005 – Award of Teaching Excellence, MSU Alumni Association

  • 2004 – Invited Adjudicator, 31st Northwest Film & Video Festival in Portland, Oregon

  • 2004 – $650,000 cash and in-kind support for indie feature film, The Music Inside

  • 2004 – NYC Independent Feature Project / Finalist Work In Progress: Reality’s Edge,

  • 2003 – $4,000 Cash Award, MSU College of Arts & Architecture

  • 2003 – MSU Sabbatical for Reality’s Edge: Robert J. Flaherty Documentary,

  • 2002 – 2 Golden Addy Awards, NW Regional Commercial Awards (Best Director)

  • 2001 – $17,000 Cash Award, MSU Scholarship and Creativity Grants

  • 1999 – $2,100 Cash Award, MSU Scholarship and Creativity Grants

  • 1999 – $50,000 Cash Award, The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

  • 1999 – $8,000 Cash Award, Montana Committee for the Humanities

  • 1998 – Two Merit Awards, 21st International Wildlife Film Festival

  • 1998 – National Silver Telly Award: Best Documentary,

  • 1998 – Grand Prix du Festival, Grenoble Film Festival (Top Award)

  • 1997 – Grand Price, ECOTOPFILM Film Festival, Slovenia

  • 1997 – Finalist in Competition: Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, (Best Documentary)

  • 1997 – Gold Award, CASE Awards (Best Commercial Spots)

  • 1997 – Award of Teaching Excellence, MSU Alumni Association

  • 1996 – Golden Eagle, CINE (Best Dramatic Short)

  • 1996 – Silver Apple Award, National Educational Media Network

  • 1994 – $30,000 Cash Award, Western States Media Development Fund

  • 1990 – Bronze Award, CASE Awards (Best Documentary)

  • 1989 – National Silver Telly Award: Best Documentary,

  • 1988 – Children’s Choice Award, International Children’s Film Festival

  • 1987 – Grand Prize, National Broadcasting Society (Best Narrative Film)

  • 1987 – Regional Winner, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

  • 1986 – Regional Winner, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

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