Video Production and
  Editing Services

Coming Soon -
EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART:

The Johnny Otis Story

A documentary of Rhythm & Blues
and race in America...


"In the fifties, that powerful melancholy force, that Afro-American art form called the blues began to develop into Rhythm and Blues. At first we were stepchildren, but we blew all those other pop artists out of the water. Rhythm and Blues became known as Rock and Roll and, of course, itís the folk music of the entire world." Johnny Otis

EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART
is a personal and musical biography of Johnny Otis, the musician, bandleader, producer and songwriter who is often called the Godfather of Rhythm & Blues. But it is more than the biography of one man, just as the story of R&B is about much more than music. Johnny's six decade odyssey through the world of African-American music is a window into aspects of race and culture that have defined and transformed contemporary America and , in turn, have touched the rest of the world.

COMING SOON - We're putting the finishing touches on this show, with work-in-progress screenings - and, of course, a round of fundraising to complete post-production !


For information on
"EVERY BEAT OF MY HEART"

or on Video Production services contact:

Bruce Schmiechen
Producer/Director/Writer/Editor


Bluelight Productions
484 Lake Park Avenue, #214
Oakland, CA 94610
Contact:  brucds@pacbell.net