To mark the birth America's national anthem and the Friends of Fort McHenry chose el-j productions to be their partner. el-j worked with Fort McHenry’s rangers and historians to craft a script that entertained, educated and informed an audience of more than 6,000 area school children. The all-day event - which saw the students create the world's largest living "Star-Spangeled Banner" flag - was live-streamed and is still in use in the classrooms across the country.
Dawn’s Early Light
To help commemorate the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner", el-j produced a celebration event where General Colin Powell (retired) delivered a keynote speech at the exact moment that Francis Scott Key immortilized 200 years prior. Then-Govenor Martin O’Malley led the crowd in an emotionally charged version of "The Star-Spangled Banner".
Liberty Island 125th Anniversary
After producing a successful event on Liberty Island for The Coca-Cola Company, el-j was asked by the National Park Service to produce the Statue of Liberty's 125th anniversary celebration. el-j is honored to have been a part of this moment of our nation’s rich history.