Ahoy BCC Production folks!
Do you have children? Would you like them to be inspired by film at an
early age? This Saturday, come support BCC's own video Pirate at the
3rd annual SF international Children's Film festival! Both BCC
produced film, "How to be a land-lovin' Pirate" and "Lady Washington:
Sails, Song, and the Sea" are showing at 1:00pm sharp at WONDERCON
Comic Convention at Moscone Center in SF.
In coordination with the Gray's Harbor Seaport Authority in
Washington, the festival will be attended by non other than the ship,
ITSELF! Making its berth at Pier 40, only a few blocks away (we
couldn't fit the ship in the auditorium ;) the Lady Washington will be
available for dockside tours and adventure/battle sails all weekend
long! The Lady appeared in such films as all of the "Pirates of the
Caribbean" Films and "Star Trek: Generations."
Here's the Skinny, and maybe we'll see you down Thaaarrrrr!
Micha "the Video Pirate" Dunston
WHEN: This Saturday, Feb. 28th. 1:00pm. Both films show
WHERE: Moscone Center (south), Wondercon
WHY: To get your YARRRR on! To inspire your little future
filmmakers....Oh, and to support BCC's own.
HOW (much): Wondercon Admission Adults $12 Jrs/Srs $6
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
VISIT BY FAMED TALL SHIP TO BAY AREA COINCIDES WITH APPEARANCE IN FILM
Experienced movie star Lady Washington to tie up at Pier 40 and appear
in two kids films at Moscone Center
San Francisco â" The brig Lady Washington, famed for her part in the
2003 film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and
other Hollywood films, will arrive in San Francisco in anticipation of
her role in films scheduled to be shown at the 3rd Annual San
Francisco International Childrenâs Film Festival this month. The ship
and her companion vessel Hawaiian Chieftain are scheduled to tie up at
Pier 40, the Embarcadero and Townsend Street, at approximately 4 p.m.
Feb. 20. Crew in period costume on both ships will welcome guests for
walk-on tours and public sailings through March 5.
The Lady Washington is featured in two films to be shown at the
Childrenâs Film Festival: The Lady Washington: Sails, Song, and the
Sea, and How To Be a Land-Lovinâ Pirate. The films were produced by
San Francisco-based Triple Spiral Productions. The festival takes
place Feb. 27 to March 1 in conjunction with Wondercon at the Moscone
Center. For schedule information, visit www.sfchildrensfilm.org or
contact Dan Bennett, 760-453-2922.
The Lady Washington has designated Saturday, Feb. 28 as âSan Francisco
International Childrenâs Film Festival Dayâ aboard the ship, and the
crew invites everyone to see the vessel that appeared in the films.
Walk-on tours are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a Battle Sail
is scheduled for 2 p.m. (Details below)
In addition to availability on Feb. 27, the ship will be open for
tours on these dates and times: Feb. 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Feb.
24-27, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.; March 3-5, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Three-hour Battle
Sails, featuring live cannon fire and close quarters maneuvers between
the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, are scheduled for Feb. 21,
22, 28, 29, 2 p.m. each day. Battle Sail tickets are $60 for adults,
$50 for students, seniors, and active military, and $40 for children
under 12. Adventure Sails, featuring family-oriented activities,
including a chance to help sail the ship, are scheduled for Feb. 22
and March 1 at 10 a.m. each day. Adventure Sail tickets are $55 for
adults, $45 for students, seniors, and active military, and $35 for
children under 12.
To purchase tickets for sailings, visit www.historicalseaport.org or