Callie Shanafelt
Callie Shanafelt is a documentary filmmaker, editor and freelance journalist who loves using the best type of media to tell a story.

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Distance from specialized care takes toll on parents, too

Audio slideshows by Callie Shanafelt Article by Heather Gilligan   Crystal De Witt coos her son to sleep. She sings “O Holy Night,” a Christmas tune, though it’s a sweltering almost-summer day. She hugs Jace, […]

Jun, 04

The Fountain

The Fountain from Callie Shanafelt on Vimeo. The Fountain is a touching father-daughter story following filmmaker Callie Shanafelt’s quest to understand her dad’s childhood in a religious cult during the 1950’s near Los Angeles. Shanafelt’s […]

Jun, 30

What makes a Greek?

What makes a Greek? from Callie Shanafelt on Vimeo. On March 10th Greece’s beleaguered government reformed its immigration policy to create an easier path to citizenship for second generation immigrants. But, there is still strong […]

Apr, 05

Hard times for Castle Bail Bonds

Hard times for Castle Bail Bonds from Callie Shanafelt on Vimeo. This year, Richmond’s only bail bondsman, Tony Suggs, expects to post half the bonds he did last year. He says that lower credit lines […]

Dec, 05


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