Santa Cruz Group of the Sierra Club, in alignment with the National Sierra Club position on Desalinization, is co-sponsoring, Water for Santa Cruz, the short film that explores alternatives to the proposed Santa Cruz Desalination Plant. Filmmaker Christopher McGilvray and water economist Scott McGilvray ( a son and father team) have produced an educational and inspirational film that includes excellent photography and interviews with local water experts.
The event will also include musical performances by Steve Newman’s Kitchen Jazz,
Gail Swain, Michael Levy, and Russell Brutsche. The $10 admission fee benefits Desal Initiatives.
Christopher McGilvray graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz. After working with the Santa Cruz-based production company Varied Directions, he cofounded Six Finger Films in San Francisco. Over the last five years he has produced,written, and directed a number of award-winning films and music videos. Water For Santa Cruz marks his first local production.
Scott McGilvray looks back over a 25-year career in construction and water
conservation. He runs WaterAware landscape conservation company of Santa Cruz. He
served on Gov. George Deukmejian’s water conservation task force and received the
California Landscape Contractors Association Member of the Year award. Scott earned
an undergraduate degree in economics and an MBA at Stanford University.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Scott McGilvray, WaterAware. [masked]-0144. [masked]
Christopher McGilvray, Six Finger Films. [masked]-7008. [masked]