Film

Around the Miami Valley
12:20 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

WYSO Weekend: July 1, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 1, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert about their new film Sparkle which won the audience award for best short documentary at SilverDocs.

-Juliet Fromholt speaks with Brad Centers, one of the organizers of the Miami Valley Music Festival. 

-The latest installment of PoliticsOhio: National Debate Over Immigration Plays In Ohio, by Emily McCord

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Arts
1:13 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Local Film "Sparkle" Wins National Award

A documentary by local filmmakers won an award from the largest documentary film festival in the country.  Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar directed Sparkle, and as WYSO's Emily McCord reports, it was an audience favorite.

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Arts & Culture
12:41 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Live on Kaleidoscope: The Almond Tree

What started off as a short video for his church turned into a feature length documentary project for Shane Pergrem.   Here Pergrem discusses the process of making The Almond Tree, his first feature film and where the process has taken him as an artist.  He's joined by longtime friend Ricky Terrell of Starving in the Belly of the Whale, who composed the soundtrack to the Almond Tree. Terrell talks about scoring the film and shares several live and recorded songs.

Film
3:11 pm
Thu December 29, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Concept Media

When musician Shawn Burkett became a father, he wanted to stay closer to home.  So he turned to another artistic pursuit: filmmaking.  Along with his friend and collaborator, Ryan Stacy, Burkett formed Concept Media, and the company released its first film, Midsummer Nightmares earlier in 2011. 

Here Burkett and Concept Media actress Ayse Howard discuss their start in film and the new projects they'll be working on in 2012.

Film
5:12 pm
Wed December 28, 2011

Documentary By Local Filmmakers Added To The National Film Registry

A documentary by two Ohio filmmakers has been selected as one of 25 films that will be added to the 2011 National Film Registry. As WYSO's Emily McCord reports, it joins movies like Bambi and Forrest Gump as a film worthy of preservation by the Library of Congress. 

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