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Burchicks Receive Capital Emmy

THE LOCAL OYSTER STOUT, a short form documentary directed and produced by Jena Burchick and Mark Burchick, was the recipient of a Capital Emmy Award representing the “Chesapeake Heritage – Short Form Content” category of the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The documentary was included in a compilation of shorts called “Oysterfest” and had its broadcast premiere with Maryland Public Television as part of their Chesapeake Bay Week programming on April 23, 2020.
Synopsis: An oyster farmer, a shucker, and a brewery collaborate on Maryland’s first farm to table Oyster Stout beer, reviving a time-honored tradition of the industrial past and charting a future for sustainability in the Chesapeake Bay. You can view the finished film here.

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