Syracuse, NY (September 28th, 2018) — On October 1st, 2018, Let ‘Em Know You’re There: The Story of Big Jim and the Triple Double, will make its debut on WCNY at 9:00pm on channel 24. The film was a recipient of a 2017 Austin Film Society Grant and winner of the Best Short Documentary award at the 2018 Deep in the Heart Film Festival.
In partnership with Readily Apparent Media, an Austin-based production company, Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) assisted in the production of Let ‘Em Know You’re There, a short documentary about Jim Tucker, a former NBA player for the Syracuse Nationals who held the record for fastest triple-double for 60 years. Featuring animation that depicts a vibrant, unforgettable evening in Madison Square Garden in the 1950s, the film uses Jim’s record as a lens into a remarkable life outside of basketball and his current battle with Alzheimer’s.
Onondaga Historical Association, is a private nonprofit educational association of heritage related services, museums, research & educational centers, & retail operations, exists to inspire people’s understanding that the history we share as a community is the foundation for our future together. Our purpose is to educate and to encourage the exploration, appreciation, and utilization of the past in order to add value throughout our community and bring the great stories of Onondaga County’s history to a worldwide audience, established 1863. Their partner in this endeavor, Readily Apparent Media, an Austin-based media production company, provides turnkey production services from front to back. From research to the final product, Readily Apparent creates quality films for businesses, nonprofits, and everything in between.