About e/PRIME Media
Kevin McCaffrey is an award winning filmmaker, writer, editor, mentor and oral historian. His interests primarily focus on culture, history, arts, culinary history, Louisiana cultures and environmental issues. He has created documentaries for broadcast television, clients, exhibits, and online distribution and which have also been screened in several film festivals. His articles and columns have appeared in local and national magazines and newspapers and he produced a book on the history of the New Orleans Jazz Fest. He was a member of the Louisiana Folklife Commission and has been awarded grants and fellowships including a Monroe Fellowship at Tulane University, Visiting Scholar at Newcomb College, and is a Fellow of the Loyola University Institute for Environmental Communication.
Most recently, he has produced, directed and written several award winning environmental films grounded in Louisiana coastal restoration issues. His 2011 documentary for television on Acadian food culture, “No One Ever Went Hungry: Cajun Food Traditions Then & Now” was awarded the 2012 Louisiana Humanities Documentary of the Year Award by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and was a finalist in two categories for the national Taste Awards. And his 2009 documentary with the The Historic New Orleans Collection for television, “We Live To Eat: New Orleans’ Love Affair With Food,” was a finalist for a James Beard Award in broadcast media. His work continually shows on several Public Television stations and online.
He developed Traditional Jazz material for the online app: “A Closer Walk” music tour app for radio station WWOZ, which was a 2018 finalist for the prestigious Webby Award. In 2005 he edited and co-authored The Incomplete, Selectively Quirky, Year-By-Year Prime Facts Edition of the History of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
His website is www.eprimemedia.com