Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Native American Filmmaker Commingles the Apocalypse and Piikani Culture

Shooting this month on the lands of Montana's Blackfeet Nation, fantasy-adventure short Kills Last will apply a fresh perspective to a tried and true narrative setting.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

A Fitting Tribute to Pulse Nightclub Victim #1

As the one-year anniversary of the June 12th, 2016 Pulse nightclub mass murder in Orlando, Florida approaches, an area filmmaker is wrapping up a documentary about Eddie Sotomayor Jr., the first individual to be identified as a fatality.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Allentown, the Reagan Era and 3 Guys Living on a Billboard

Before social media, before YouTube, it was the three major U.S. networks and leading print newspapers that lit the spark for “viral news.” And so it went that in 1982, no one really knew about an AM radio contest in Allentown, Pa. that led three men to live on a billboard by the highway until The Wall Street Journal put it on their December 9th edition front page.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

A Mother of 4 Adopts 6 More

What better topic for Mother's Day than a student documentary about a mom in New Mexico leading by mammoth example?

Friday, May 5, 2017

Oklahoma Western Hopes to Connect With Millennial Audience

There was a cool extra layer to 5News' recent coverage of the May 3rd premiere of indie Western Painted Woman at the Bentonville Film Festival in Arkansas. The director of the film, James Cotten, got his start as a cameraman with 5News, which serves the Fort Smith and Fayetteville areas.