14-year-old with Hollywood ambitions debuts environmental documentary

- A South High School freshman has been making movies since he was 10-years-old.

Now Isaiah Bischoff is turning is cameras on a summer camp he hopes will make a difference to the environment.

The Riverview Theater is usually home to second run Hollywood movies.

But the filmmaker making his debut on this special night is first rate.

"Pretty excited. We've been working on this for a while," Bischoff said. "It feels great. It feels exciting to show it to so many people. It will be fun."

The 14-year-old has been shooting a documentary about a creative arts and nature camp called "All In The Circle" for the past two years.

The camp encourages kids to connect with the natural world so they become advocates for environmental issues.

"I think climate change is an issue we need to be worried about and that's one of the reasons I wanted to work on this project and get kids involved to care about the earth and climate change," Bischoff said.

Like most movie premieres, this one has plenty of glitz and glamour with attendees making their way into the theater on the "green" carpet.

West African drummers and puppets from The Heart Of The Beast Theater also have co-starring roles, just like they do in the movie.

Finishing his first documentary may have made Bischoff a happy camper, but he is hoping for a Hollywood ending all his own.

"Documentaries are things I like doing," Bischoff said. "I like meeting people when you are making a documentary. I like telling real stories that happen in real life, " The teen has his own business making videos for friends and small businesses."

He's not sure what his next project will be, but he hopes All In The Circle isn't his last film.

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