Oil and Water

Feature Documentary

 

Creative Brief

An oil documentary like no other, Oil & Water explores the complex relationship between coastal Cajuns in Louisiana and the oil and gas industry, following a family and their seafood business as they continue to support deepwater drilling in the wake of the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

 

Role

Production & Post-Production

 

Collaborators

Producer David Schmit

Executive Producer Blake Haney

Producer David Schmit

 

 

Davis and Winkler-Schmit enlisted the help of historians, anthropologists, engineers, scientists, journalists, bureaucrats, oilmen and fishermen. Each voice contributed another layer and another complication to the issues faced by Acadians.

 

-Phil McCausland, New Orleans Advocate