Serif: The Catich Legacy

The Yellow Springs Arts Council is proud to be the Fiscal Sponsor for this film by Westerville-based director Michael Ivey.


Michael Ivey is an award-winning broadcast director, editor, photographer, writer and storyteller. He is committed to making work that makes a difference. Michael brings a very unique set of skills to every project: he is a former commentator/reporter for NPR’s All Things Considered, has been a professional whitewater guide, an Associated Press photojournalist and a Los Angeles based production designer.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution to this film two ways:

Donate online with credit card
Enter your donation amount and click CHECKOUT. Complete all required fields on the form (indicated by an asterisk) and select “Serif: the Catich Legacy” in the Donation Allocation box, then click Submit Payment.


Send a check
Make it out to Yellow Springs Arts Council, with “We Came in Peace” on the note. Mail it to The Yellow Springs Arts Council, PO Box 459, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Your generous support will go towards:

  • Final Interviews
  • Post Production including:
    • Preproduction Research
    • Travel to Davenport, Iowa
    • Location Scouting
    • Video Interviews of Catich Students, Proteges and Parishioners
    • Acquisition and Licensing of Archival Materials and Music
    • Design and Creation of Graphics
    • Sound Design and Final Mix
    • Color Correction
    • Marketing, Including Film Festival Entry Fees

Thank you for supporting this film project!