Phil Ranstrom

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Phil Ranstrom
Phil Ranstrom.jpg
Residence Chicago, Illinois
Occupation Documentary film maker
Website MaxwellStreetDocumentary.com

Phil Ranstrom is an American documentary film maker.

Career[edit]

From 1994 to 2006 Ranstrom worked as the producer of the documentary Cheat You Fair: The Story of Maxwell Street. During that time he interviewed a variety of blues musicians such as Buddy Guy, Bo Diddley and Johnny Williams.[1] Ranstrom tells the story of the displacement of the neighborhood's residents in favor of condos and commercial establishments and the subsequent effect on blues culture.[2] The film won a nomination at the 2012 Chicago / Midwest Emmy Awards for Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off-Air: Writer – Program On (non news) category.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sullivan, Catey (Nov 1, 2007). "The demise of a dream". Glenview Announcements (IL). 
  2. ^ "Gone but Not Forgotten". Chicago Reader. Retrieved 2016-02-26. 
  3. ^ Morgan, Mike (Oct 24, 2012). "14 indie made TV shows earn Midwest Emmy nominations". Reel Chicago.  External link in |title= (help);

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