When you think “documentary” you probably don’t immediately think of large-scale multi-camera “live to tape ” concert productions. However, as part of the feature documentary “Tom Rush: No Regrets,” that is exactly what BlueStar put together, and the result ended up not only in the documentary but as standalone programs. With producing partner Ezzie Films, BlueStar put together the 6-camera live switched concert “Tom Rush Celebrates 50 Years of Music,” webcast live from Boston Symphony Hall and subsequently released as a 100-minute DVD, a companion CD, and then recut as a one-hour PBS pledge program.
BlueStar’s Rob Stegman produced the concert video, which was directed by Bob Comiskey (included in his 2014 Emmy Award-winning Directing reel).
Here’s an excerpt: