Jim Crow Museum

Directed, shot and edited by Clayton Rye. Appearing on PBS stations nationwide. Currently sold as a DVD by the Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University. Winner of Best Documentary Award at Flint Film Festival, Audience Choice Award, Stoney Brook Digital Video Festival and Best Documentary at Grand Rapids Arts Festival, Golden Cassette Award, MCA-I, Detroit Chapter.

Drawing Flies

Feature length drama written, produced, shot and edited by Clayton Rye. Edited during sabbatical leave. Partly funded by Art Serve Michigan. Winner of Broadcast Education Association Award in narrative category. (2002)


Produced, shot and edited by Clayton Rye Time-lapse cinematography. 16mm Music Video with Beta Fleck and the Flecktones. Partially funded by Center for New TV in Chicago and Ferris State University. Winner of Broadcast Education Association Award.

Yard Sale. A How To Video.

This instructional video is designed for libraries and the home rental market. Distributed by Chip Taylor Communications. Currently selling in small numbers nationwide.

Ten Vietnam Vets.

Shot, edited, produced and directed by Clayton Rye. 1st place at the Northwest Film Studies Center Festival. Special Jury Award, San Francisco International Film Festival. Honorable Mention, American Film Festival, New York. Honorable Mention, Corporation for Public Broadcasting Local Program Awards. Idaho State Broadcasters Association Award for Best Public Affairs Program. Selected for the Texas Tech. University and the LaSalle University Vietnam Archives.