Valles Caldera: The Science lands 2 Emmy wins!

The 2013 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards celebration was held October 19th, 2013. Valles Caldera: The Science won in two of it's three nominated categories.  Best Documentary - Topical was awarded to Executive Producer/Director Tim Aydelott and Producer Ylonda Viola.  Best Photography went to John G. Britt.  Producer Ylonda Viola represented Santa Fe Productions and Tim Aydelott Productions at the gala event.  We extend our sincere thanks to our friends, family and supporters.  Especially of note are all the folks listed below - Thank you all so so much! 

Funders: The National Science Foundation, Valles Caldera Trust, Albert I. Pierce Foundation, PNM Foundation, New Mexico Geological Society Foundation

On Air Talent:

Fraser Goff, Ph. D. - Adjunct at UNM, LANL retired
Robert L. Smith, D.Sc. - USGS, reitred
Laura Crossey, Ph.D. - UNM
Jesus Gomez - New Mexico School of Mining and Technology
Paul Gabrielson - New Mexico School of Mining and Technology
Robert Parmenter, Ph.D. - Valles Caldera National Preserve
Colleen Caldwell, Ph.D. - USGS Cooperative Extension, NMSU
Peter Fawcett, Ph.D. - UNM

Special Thanks:

Staff and support of the Valles Caldera National Preserve and the Valles Caldera Trust;  Dennis Trujillo, Robert Parmenter, Dennis Rino, Terry McDermott, Rourke McDermott, Ana Steffen, Tim Haarmann, Mick Trujillo, Steve Herrera, Sue Anderson, Bernadette Cordova, Jacqueline Stark, Scott Compton

Jemez Ranger District

Madeline Zeigler

Franz Joachim

Pierce Foundation; Terry Pierce & Deborah Thrall-Pierce

PNM Diane Ogawa and Ernest C DeBaca,

La Cueva Lodge

New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources

R.L. Smith, Richard Hughes, Barbara Smith, Kate Zeigler, Lauren Sherson, Manny Encinias, Lance Bernal, Rebecca Oertel, William Myer, Sarah Kindschuh

William Michener, Mary Jo Daniel, Sarah Cobb, Jerry Jacobi, Natalie Willoughby, Anna Espinoza, Anna Morrato, Christalina Donovan

Fernando Lucero

University of New Mexico Press 

New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program; Becky Coel-Roback, Kurt Steinhaus

NSF Advisory Committee; Barbara Kimbell, Carlos Atencio, Roger Madelena, Bradley Udall, Dan Agan,

NSF Evaluator; Kirk Minnick & teachers from the focus group

Rhonda Spidell

Rocky Mountain Corporation for Public Broadcasting – Heidi Brown

Kat Tiano

Ali MacGraw

The Crew:

Executive Producer – Anthony S. Tiano

Executive Producer/Director - Tim Aydelott

Producer - Ylonda Viola

Narrator - Ali MacGraw

Director of Photography - John Golden Britt

Additional video footage – Ylonda Viola, Tim Aydelott

Editor – Randy McComas

Field Audio Engineer – David Renner. Eric Donald

Production Assistants – Ian Simon, Kelly Byars, Alan Madalena, Ali Silverstein, Gabriella Marks, Robin Garcia, Terry Pierce, Alan Crawford

Animations – Antony Lostetter, Chris Cervantes

Post Production Audio – Wild Woods Studio – Bruce Graham

Narration Recording - Stepbridge Studios

Music – Matthew Pavolaitis

Still photos courtesy of – Ana Steffen, Rourke McDermott, Bob Parmenter, R.L. Smith Ph.D., Peter Fawcett Ph.D., Fraser Goff Ph.D., NASA, Ylonda Viola

Las Conchas fire Footage courtesy of  - KRQE news, Bob Martin, Rourke McDermott – VCNP Landscape Architect

Post Production Supervisor – Ylonda Viola

Technical Advisor – Brent Newman, Ph.D.

F-900 Transfers & Closed Captioning – Jim Hoppin

Accounting – Kathleen Barrett 

Transcripts – Ruth Frank

Technical Advisor – Brent Newman, Ph.D.

Photographer - Terry Pierce