Film Synopsis:

Downtown: A New American Dream was the first documentary film from the Carbon Trace Productions Team. The film’s director, Andrew R. Cline Ph.D., describes it as a bit of a nerd flick on the subject of New Urbanism and the re-imagining of urban centers across the US.  Many of the skills Carbon Trace learned in this film became the foundation for our signature style of documentary education that we continue to this day.

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Director: Dr. Andrew R. Cline

Writer: Dr. Andrew R. Cline

Executive Producer: Dr. Andrew R. Cline

Producers: Shannon Cay and Chelsea Eichholz

Associate Producers: Erin Rains and Shane D. Franklin

Director of Photography: Tyler Beck

Editor: Tyler Beck

Motion Graphics: Taye Taye

Hosted by: Shannon Cay and Shane D. Franklin


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