West Virginia Department of Commerce WV Film Office News Archive

Recent Pages: Archive
 

WV Film Office News Archive



  1. June 27, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Lora Bofill

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Man, WV in Logan County. I currently live in Los Angeles, CA. I...

    Learn More
  2. June 13, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Maria Brenner

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Ohio, but grew up in Parkersburg and studied Philosophy at WVU. An internship at...

    Learn More
  3. June 6, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Diana Sole-Walko

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I grew up on a dirt road farm along Wylie Ridge, which snakes along the hilltops between Weirton...

    Learn More
  4. May 30, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Tom Jenkins

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in South Williamson, KY across the river from Williamson, WV. My parents worked for...

    Learn More
  5. May 23, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Nathaniel Boggess

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Cabell County and lived for some time in Lincoln County. I graduated from...

    Learn More
  6. May 16, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Zachary Hunter

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born and raised in Charleston and lived in West Virginia until I moved to Florida at age...

    Learn More
  7. May 9, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Rich Granberry

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Oxnard, California, where my father was stationed in the Navy. I wasn’t a...

    Learn More
  8. April 25, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Preston DeFrancis

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m originally from Wheeling and a graduate of Wheeling Park High School, where I was a member...

    Learn More
  9. April 18, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Tom Trigo

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Washington DC and currently live in Charlottesville, VA. My wife is from...

    Learn More
  10. April 11, 2017
    State Film Office to host film production accounting workshop April 29-30

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Film Office will host a two-day workforce training Film Production Accounting 101 workshop April 29-30 at West Virginia State...

    Learn More
  11. April 11, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Melvin Crider

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m from Rand, a small community about 7 miles west of Charleston. I have so many great...

    Learn More
  12. April 4, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Diane Dimoff

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. I moved to West Virginia in 1999 to work at WSAZ-TV as a...

    Learn More
  13. March 28, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Mark Trent

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Organ Cave, WV. I have lived in NYC for the past three years and decided...

    Learn More
  14. March 14, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Emily Shaffer

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Clarksburg, WV and now live in New York City. All my heart and family are all still...

    Learn More
  15. March 7, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Wesley Poole

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Dayton, Ohio, where my father worked for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as a...

    Learn More
  16. February 28, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Rich Rule

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Parkersburg and have lived in Vienna all my life. I guess you could say I bleed...

    Learn More
  17. February 14, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Donna Linsell

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born and raised in Parkersburg and currently live near there. What was your first job in...

    Learn More
  18. January 31, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: MotionMasters

    When and how did your company get started? How many people are employed by MotionMasters? MotionMasters is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year! The company was...

    Learn More
  19. January 24, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Eamon Hardiman

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m originally from Dupont City, WV, and now live in Hollywood. What was your first job in...

    Learn More
  20. January 17, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Corey Foster

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I have lived in St. Albans, WV all my life. I have a B.S. in Communications from West Virginia...

    Learn More
  21. January 10, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Stephanie Overton

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m from Charleston and still reside here. What was your first job in film production and what...

    Learn More
  22. January 3, 2017
    Tuesday Crew Day: Stephen Thomas

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m from Charleston, WV and currently maintain residence in the state. I remain close to my...

    Learn More
  23. December 27, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Corey Meadows

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Charleston, WV and just recently moved to Marmet. Most of my family members are...

    Learn More
  24. December 20, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: John Mottesheard

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born and raised in Charleston, WV. I’m currently living in Wilmington, NC. What was your...

    Learn More
  25. December 13, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Rich Wiant

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I'm from White Sulphur Springs. What was your first job in film production and what was the...

    Learn More
  26. November 29, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Chris Savors

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born and raised in Elkview and still reside in the Elkview area. My production team, ...

    Learn More
  27. November 22, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Dakota Burns

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from and currently live in Madison, WV. What was your first job in film production and...

    Learn More
  28. November 15, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Angela Semple

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m originally from Moundsville, WV and currently living in Pittsburgh. I’m still close enough...

    Learn More
  29. November 8, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Nick Korolev

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from New Jersey by way of Arizona and am presently a resident of Fisher, WV. I...

    Learn More
  30. November 1, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Brian Arnold

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I’m originally from Bluefield, WV and went to college at Concord University in Athens....

    Learn More
  31. October 25, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Auston Hughes

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Sumerco, WV, but have resided in Charleston for the past two years. What...

    Learn More
  32. October 20, 2016
    West Virginia FILMmakers Festival Announces Film Awards, FILMmaker of the Year and IMPACT Award

    SUTTON, W.Va. – West Virginia FILMmakers Festival has presented the 2016 FILMmaker of the Year award to Chip Hitchcock. He was one of many to receive awards at the 17th...

    Learn More
  33. October 18, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Stephanie Robinson

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Beckley and have lived in St. Albans for ten years. What was your first job in...

    Learn More
  34. October 11, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Liza Gangi Heiskell

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from New York City but grew up in Wilmington, Delaware. I went to WVU, where I...

    Learn More
  35. October 4, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: David Smith

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Oak Hill, WV and I currently live in Huntington. I went to Marshall University. I’ve...

    Learn More
  36. September 28, 2016
    “MOVING MOUNTAINS” SCREENING ON OCTOBER 1

    “Moving Mountains,” filmed in West Virginia and starring legendary actress Theresa Russell, will have a free screening Saturday evening, Oct. 1 in Oak Hill at the Lively...

    Learn More
  37. September 27, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Catherine “CT” Pantuso

    TUESDAY CREW DAY: Today’s weekly spotlight on WV’s film industry workforce in action focuses on makeup artist Catherine “CT” Pantuso. Find out more about this Charleston...

    Learn More
  38. September 22, 2016
    "What the Night Can Do" begins filming in Lewisburg Sep. 26

    Feature film stars Max Martini, Mercedes Mason, Peyton Kennedy & JoBeth Williams SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Sep. 22, 2016) – The West Virginia Film Office today ...

    Learn More
  39. September 20, 2016
    CAITLIN RENEE CAMPBELL

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Sutton, WV. I grew up in WV and did my undergraduate work at WVU. All my immediate...

    Learn More
  40. September 12, 2016
    WV Film Office accepting applications for full-time position of Location Services Coordinator. Deadline Sept 22.

    Click here for Application (PDF) The West Virginia Film Office is currently accepting applications for the full-time, exempt position of LOCATION SERVICES...

    Learn More
  41. September 6, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Jeff Tinnell

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Rivesville, WV. Our company, Allegheny Image Factory (AIF), has offices in Morgantown...

    Learn More
  42. August 30, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Krista Montgomery

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from Tampa, Florida and now live in Wheeling. My parents moved to WV when I was...

    Learn More
  43. August 24, 2016
    West Virginia FILMmakers Festival Announces New Sponsor and Release of Commercials

    SUTTON, W.Va. – West Virginia FILMmakers Festival is pleased to announce Mountain Craft Productions as a new festival sponsor.  Mountain Craft Productions recently produced ...

    Learn More
  44. August 9, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Kelsey Patrick

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I lived in Hurricane, WV all my life until I was 18. After I graduated high school, I moved...

    Learn More
  45. August 2, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Lance Schrader

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I was born in Huntington but grew up in South Charleston. My Bachelor’s degree is from WV...

    Learn More
  46. July 27, 2016
    State Film Office to Host Workforce Training Workshop August 20-21

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Film Office will host a two-day workforce training workshop August 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Greenbrier County Public...

    Learn More
  47. July 26, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: RJ Haddy

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am from Charleston – born and raised! My entire family lives here. I’m extremely proud to...

    Learn More
  48. July 19, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Devon Nuckles

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? Originally, I am from Ripley. I moved to Charleston in 2005 and then to Huntington this past...

    Learn More
  49. July 12, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Calvin Grimm

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV?   I originally grew up in the Shenandoah Valley area, just across the Virginia border near...

    Learn More
  50. June 14, 2016
    Tuesday Crew Day: Diana Curry

    Where are you from, where are you located now, and what are your ties to WV? I am originally from WV, but I worked in the film industry for nine years in Atlanta, GA. I...

    Learn More