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  1. Tuesday Crew Day

    PARKER WEBB Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Takoma Park, MD. My...

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  2. "Hotel Hell" searching for properties for third season

    FOX's smash hit show "Hotel Hell" is back for a third season, and we are on a nationwide search for Hotels, Motels or Inns that...

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    COLLEEN LAFFEY Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? Originally, I am from...

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  4. West Virginia FILMmakers Festival Seeks Nominations for WV Filmmaker of the Year

    SUTTON, W.Va. – The 16th Annual West Virginia FILMmakers Festival, which will be held in Sutton’s Elk Theatre the weekend of Oct...

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    HEATHER SMITH Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from the Bay Area...

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    DUSTIN TICHNOR Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Mossy...

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    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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  14. 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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  15. Tuesday Crew Day

    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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. "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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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