March 31, 2021

Episode 37: Amy Marquis, Filmmaker

On this episode: Howling, wolverines, and the Brown Girl Doc Mafia. We’re talking with filmmaker Amy Marquisabout her journey from editor of a National Parks publication to acclaimed filmmaker.

Show Notes

  • 00:35 – Introducing Amy
  • 02:38 – Thoughts on the recent violence in Boulder and Atlanta
  • 07:30 – Latest film project: ARA.
  • 11:30 –  Her first film project: THE WAY HOME
  • 15:05 – What are the stories inspiring you? What stories do you want to tell?
  • 24:38 – The story behind WOLVERINE
  • 28:35 – The hard reality of raising funding for documentary films
  • 31:45 – When did you decide to pursue filmmaking?
  • 34:14 – Making the “reckless leap” into full-time filmmaking
  • 38:30 – The Brown Girls Doc Mafia
  • 44:05 – Amy’s daughter and getting outdoors during the pandemic
  • 49:05 – What’s next?

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The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.


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