Alligator Princess of America's Nile

The Film


We are producing a documentary of the entire trip and have completed the 4 minute preview! 



 
You can also view the video on YouTube.  Click HERE.




                                                                                                                                                                 Photo by Bill Belleville


I shot many hours of high definition footage documenting the river and my experiences on it. The not-for-profit Equinox Documentaries, Inc. of Orlando, Fla. will serve as the executive producer for the project.

                           


                                       Be a sponsor today!
Level of Sponsorship
Alligator       $10,000 & up
Bald Eagle   $5,000-$9,999
Manatee       $2,500- $4,999
Otter              $1,000– $2,499
Stingray       $100-$999
 *Any donation is greatly appreciated

 For information about helping to underwrite and sponsor this film through non-profit auspices, please contact me at 407-310-1744 or MichelleThatcher@hotmail.com .

For more about Equinox, please visit: www.EquinoxDocumentaries.org

 **** Please send donations to: Equinox Documentaries, Inc.
      1503 Robin Road
     Orlando, FL 32803
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Sponsor Benefits
  
Alligator
  • A day kayaking on the St. Johns River system with Filmmaker/Director Michelle Thatcher, the “Alligator Princess” including a gourmet lunch.
  • 6 tickets to Opening Night Film Screening & Reception
  • Framed and signed landscape photo of the St. Johns from the river adventure
  • Film credit in “Alligator Princess of America’s Nile
  • Autographed copy of “River of Lakes, Journey on the St. John’s River” by Bill Belleville
  • 10 signed note cards of the St. Johns River with photos from the river trek
 
Bald Eagle
  • 4 tickets to Opening Night Film Screening & Reception
  • Framed and signed landscape photo of the St. Johns from the river adventure
  • Film credit in “Alligator Princess of America’s Nile
  • Autographed copy of “River of Lakes, Journey on the St. John’s River” by Bill Belleville
  • 10 signed note cards of the St. Johns River with photos from the river trek
 
Manatee
  • 2 tickets to Opening Night Film Screening & Reception
  • Film credit in “Alligator Princess of America’s Nile
  • Autographed copy of “River of Lakes, Journey on the St. John’s River” by Bill Belleville
  • 10 signed note cards of the St. Johns River with photos from the river trek
 
 
Otter
  • 1 ticket to Opening Night Film Screening & Reception
  • Autographed copy of “River of Lakes, Journey on the St. John’s River” by Bill Belleville
  • 10 signed note cards of the St. Johns River with photos from the river trek
 
Stingray
 
  • 10 signed note cards of the St. Johns River with photos from the river trek

About Equinox Documentaries

It's the goal of Equinox to examine the ways in which nature influences people and creates a "sense of place." By acknowledging the relationship between the environment and culture, it has the chance to gain invaluable insight into the dynamics of a sustainable community. Equinox feels connecting with nature is key to building an ethic for it.

 Equinox is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission of environmental education. It functions as the Co-Executive Producer for this film. All donations are tax deductible
 
 
Sponsors
Many thanks to our special sponsors

Alligator Sponsor

Bill Jeter and Deanne Clark in honor and loving memory of

William Howard Solomon


 
William Howard Solomon
April 23, 1951- September 20 2009
Mr. Solomon, attorney and long-time Mandarin resident, was a lover of nature and wildlife. 
An avid outdoorsman, he was bleassed with a wonderful sense of humor and an irrepressible spirit of adventure.  With one of his many companies, "Outdoor Adventures", he often acted as an informative tour guide on kayaking excursions throughout the waterways of Florida.  Mr. Soloman was also an active environmentalist as a member of The Riverkeepers, a non-profit advocacy group supporting the St. Johns river, as well as a strong promoter of historic preservation in the Jacksonville area

Otter Sponsor

Central Florida Sierra Club

 



Stingray Sponsor

Ellen Womack

Fred and Deana Schott-

www.FredSchott.com

www.DeanaSchott.com

Nancy Stine

Glenn Austin

Frankie Austin

George Barton

Selma Kuurstra 

                                                                                                                                                                    Kirk Marsh

                                                                                                                                                                    515-554-6162

                                                                                                                                                            info@studiokirk.com

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