Winnetou Productions

Home of the Winnetou Movie

And the Winner is …

May 31st, 2010

Mr. Mark Wika, Pierpont Town Board Trustee, picked the winning ticket.

At 7:00 PM on the 30th May 2010, Mr. Mark Wika, Pierpont Town Board Trustee, picked a single ticket out of a box. That ticket would win the Engraved Henry Big Boy .44 rifle that was raffled by Winnetou Productions in its ongoing fund raising effort to produce the first ever Winnetou Movie made in the United States of America. 

The lucky winner was Dustin Cooper of Groton SD. Mr. Michael Michalak, Managing Director of Winnetou Productions, presented Dustin with his prize.
We thank all the people who sold and purchased tickets for this raffle, your efforts and contributions to the Winnetou Movie project are greatly appreciated.

The lucky Winner ... Dustin Cooper of Groton, SD

2010 Black Hills Film Festival – Come and Join us!

May 7th, 2010

May 14, 15, 16 – Hill City, Black Hills, South Dakota ….

For filmmakers and filmgoers, the festival is unique in the world – a monumental three day film experience. Our thanks to host theaters, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial and Hill City High School. Talk about location, location, location! Our inaugural Festival brings the world of film to you with movies from across America, from South Dakota, from filmakers in Nepal and Serbia. The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Canada. Audiences will screen films shot in South Dakota, as well as though provoking documentaries, funny short films, indigenous stories, suspenseful dramas and heartfelt tales shot in interesting places with fascinating people. We promise you’ll learn something, you’ll laugh, and maybe cry too. We share with you the love of film and we look forward to celebrating each year with you, the art of the moving image at the Black Hills Film Festival.

The Black Hills Film Festival Board of Directors
Janna Emmel, Chris VanNess and Rick VanNess

Visit the Festival website