Film

Film
12:37 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Filmically Perfect's Live Call-In Special 2012

Join the Film Guys, J. Todd Anderson and George Willeman, along with host Niki Dakota as they kick off a new season of Filmically Perfect with a live call-in special. 

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Arts & Culture
11:17 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Local Filmmaker's Homage to the 80's Slasher Film

"The Sleeper" on VHS

Recently released on VHS, The Sleeper is a new slasher film by local filmmaker Justin Russell. Justin created The Sleeper as an homage to a genre that peaked in popularity before he was even born: slasher films.

Slasher films are those horror films from the 1980’s where a maniac offs a group of attractive young people with a machete, or a pair of garden shears, or a shish kabob skewer.

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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.

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