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  1. Tuesday Crew Day

    RANDI COTTON Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from the...

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    JUSTIN LITTON Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Charleston and grew...

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    GINGER BASHAM Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I reside in Cabin Creek, WV, where...

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    Director Sheridan Cleland Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in...

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    MICHAELA SULKA Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m from the tiny PA town of...

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    STEPHEN HANSON Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m a native of Given, WV in...

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    LYDIA GRIFFITHS Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from and grew up in...

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  8. Broadcast Premiere of AMC's 8-part Miniseries "The Making of the Mob: New York" Set for June 15 at 10 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia – AMC Networks will begin airing its eight-part miniseries "The Making of the Mob: New York" on June...

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    DAVE ROMERO Q - Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? A - I am a native West Virginian...

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  10. Broadcast Premiere of 8-part Miniseries "American Genius" Set for June 1 at 9 PM

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (May 19, 2015) – The National Geographic Channel will begin airing its 8-part miniseries "American...

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  11. ABC's "Shark Tank" looking for entrepreneurs

    The producers of the ABC reality series “Shark Tank” are on a nationwide search to discover the next successful (and possibly...

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  12. Morgan Arts Council launches Digital Media Center for Community Engagement

    The Morgan Arts Council (MAC) launches its innovative Digital Media Center for Community Engagement (DMC) with a free...

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  13. West Virginia Film Office iPhone App to Provide On-the-Go Access to Film Industry Resources

    Charleston, W.Va.—The West Virginia Film Office launched an iPhone app to provide on-the-go access to the web-based Reel-Scout...

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  14. "The World Wars," History's Latest Miniseries Filmed in West Virginia Premieres Memorial Day

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2014 CONTACT: Pam Haynes, Director, WV Film Office, 304-957-9382, pamela.j.haynes@wv.gov ...

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  15. In Remembrance of Ray Schmitt

    Ray Schmitt, 71, of Mathias (Pendleton County, WV) and originally from Baldwin, New York, was an independent filmmaker and...

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  16. State Film Office offers new functionality to locations database

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Film Office is always looking for the next great location for a film or television shoot....

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  17. John Russo to remake "Midnight", filming in WV

    PITTSBURGH, PA. - Horror Legend, John Russo, long time filmmaker and Co-Creator of the iconic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, is...

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  18. Production Underway on "Little Accidents" Starring Elizabeth Banks and Chloe Sevigny

    Production is underway in West Virginia on the independent drama LITTLE ACCIDENTS, the first feature film from writer/director...

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  19. Parents Needed for TV Docu-Series

    Do you spoil your kids? Can you afford any lavish treat your child desires? An award-winning production company in conjunction...

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  20. Ten Tips for Successfully Pitching Your Film

    From industry veteran, Stephanie Palmer, author of “Good in a Room: How To Sell Yourself And Your Ideas And Win Over Any...

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  21. CNN Original Series 'Inside Man', hosted by Morgan Spurlock, premieres Sunday June 23

    Eight-episode Weekend Series Premieres with Inside Look Into The Medical Marijuana Industry The CNN Original series Inside...

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  22. "American Detours" Episode Features West Virginia

    With summer’s arrival comes one of our favorite pastimes—and we’re not talking about burning burgers on the grill; we’re talking...

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  23. "Another You" Wraps Production in Charleston

    Pennsport Media announced that their drama with a twist ANOTHER YOU, starring Ksenia Solo (Black Swan) and Diego Boneta (Rock of...

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  24. West Virginia Independent Film Announces FestivALL World Premiere

    Scrappy Cat Productions announces the world premiere of their film Angel’s Perch on Sunday, June 23rd at the WVSU Capitol Center...

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  25. W.Va. Film "Miracle Boy" Takes Top Prize at Indie Grits

    COLUMBIA, SC - "Miracle Boy" took the top prize at this year's Indie Grits film festival in Columbia, SC. The film was shot...

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