New Orchard Media

Highly Creative Video Production, Filmmaking and Education

Nathan Jongewaard is a veteran videographer, editor, producer, director, writer and teacher. He brings a lifelong passion for moving image media to every gig, every project, every lesson. He has hung his shingle, as New Orchard Media, in Alameda, California.

Rites of Passage

"Detasseling work is usually performed by teens; as such, it serves as a typical rite of passage in rural areas of the Corn Belt of the Midwestern United States." 

The former home of the Capri V theater. Ottumwa, IA.

This is more like how I remember it. Fourth of July, 1997. Men in Black was on its way to $51 million. John "Magic" Thompson and I launched bottle rockets down Main Street from the roof. Fireworks later, across the river over Memorial Park.