Creators Program- Spring 2016 Events

Creators Talk- "The Making of Mountain Stage - A Personal View" w/ Larry Groce

January 26, 2016

Now in its 33rd year, Mountain Stage co-founder/producer and host, Larry Groce, will discuss the role of producer and creator. From the origin story to how the internationally distributed radio show is put together, how decisions are made to how it has survived will be covered in Larry’s personal reflection.

Time: 7:15pm/ Cost- FREE!

Workshop- Business of Film with the WV Film Office

February 16, 2016

Filmmakers and related crew personnel, film and video production companies, emerging filmmakers, students as well as others who are interested in local filmmaking are welcome to attend. Topics include the role of the film office, how to find work in the state, location libraries, permits, tax credits and much more. Time: 7:15pm/ Cost- FREE!

Creators Talk- "The 10 Commandments for Creative Success" w/ Steve Payne

April 05, 2016

World-class photographer, Steve Payne, will discuss the essential elements required for success in the ever increasingly competitive creative world. From the basic building blocks, to long term success formulas, from surviving to thriving, follow these rules and you won’t get too far off track. Time: 7:15pm/ Cost- FREE!

Creators Talk- "Capturing Memories: How to Record Family Histories" w/ Eric Douglas

April 14, 2016

This Creator’s Talk focuses on the basic techniques for interviewing family members and recording oral histories. We’ll discuss how to ask leading questions, how to make your interview subject feel at ease and how to keep an interview on track.  Time: 7:00-9:15pm/ Cost- FREE!

Workshop- 3D Animation w/ Steve Gilliland

April 23, 2016

Want to create your own worlds? Better yet, blow 'em up – and let the computer calculate the physics for explosions, smoke, and fire. This hands-on workshop will introduce beginners to Blender, a powerful, open-source 3D software that is available as a FREE download.

Time: 10a-4p (with lunch break-on your own) / Cost: Public- $20.00 / WVSU Students FREE with ID

Memories of the Valley: Festivall Oral Histories

May 26, 2016

For FestivALL 2015, local author and documentarian Eric Douglas captured dozens of oral histories from Charleston and Kanawha Valley residents. This presentation will feature excerpts from these recordings captured from various locations around the city. Time: 7:15pm-9pm/ Cost- FREE!

Copy Of -Creators Talk- "The 10 Commandments for Creative Success" w/ Steve Payne

April 05, 2016

World-class photographer, Steve Payne, will discuss the essential elements required for success in the ever increasingly competitive creative world. From the basic building blocks, to long term success formulas, from surviving to thriving, follow these rules and you won’t get too far off track. Time: 7:15pm/ Cost- FREE!

Copy Of -Creators Talk- "Capturing Memories: How to Record Family Histories" w/ Eric Douglas

April 14, 2016

This Creator’s Talk focuses on the basic techniques for interviewing family members and recording oral histories. We’ll discuss how to ask leading questions, how to make your interview subject feel at ease and how to keep an interview on track.  Time: 7:00-9:15pm/ Cost- FREE!

Copy Of -Workshop- 3D Animation w/ Steve Gilliland

April 23, 2016

Want to create your own worlds? Better yet, blow 'em up – and let the computer calculate the physics for explosions, smoke, and fire. This hands-on workshop will introduce beginners to Blender, a powerful, open-source 3D software that is available as a FREE download.

Time: 10a-4p (with lunch break-on your own) / Cost: Public- $20.00 / WVSU Students FREE with ID

Copy Of -Memories of the Valley: Festivall Oral Histories

May 26, 2016

For FestivALL 2015, local author and documentarian Eric Douglas captured dozens of oral histories from Charleston and Kanawha Valley residents. This presentation will feature excerpts from these recordings captured from various locations around the city. Time: 7:15pm-9pm/ Cost- FREE!

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