Our chapter has much to be
proud of, having had over 15 volunteers working on the Newport Beach
Film Festival Awards Show, April 29.
many of whom also belong to the Media Alliance of Orange County (the
sponsoring organization) supplied teams of
producers/reporters/videographers to cover the events during the week
prior to the awards evening. Each team shot and edited selected events,
which were edited into short video segments and viewed at various times
during the awards presentations.
long format show for cable and broadcast television will be edited to
recap the week's events, culminating in the Awards Night.
of our members volunteered long hours to videotape and edit, sometimes
with only an hour's notice. Many were at the Awards Presentation for
setup and actual production. We can't thank them enough for their
contributions. Our association and we received much recognition from
the sponsors and filmmakers at the event (our hanging banner didn't
Vice-President John Coleman, who made us proud with his tireless
contributions for many weeks prior to the show, was the Executive
Producer of the Awards Show and the Director of the TV taping that
Dennis Backer, Chapter President, was Senior
Producer for the producer/reporter/videographer teams, and Stage
Manager at the show. Grace McKay, board member and Past President,
edited and directed the video playback during the show.
Other chapter volunteers included
Turner, Videographer; Teri Tieman, Writer; Roger Craig Smith, Reporter
and Producer; Bill Jones, Voiceovers; Fina Lee Bentley, Producer and
Reporter; Marc Foster, Animator; Rick Sherman, Sound and Music; Gary
Stone, Videographer; John Primm, Videographer and Editor; Larry
Goldsmith, Videographer and Editor; Travis, Voiceovers; Bill Brown,
Voiceovers and Presenter; Tina Wilson, Voiceovers; Tim Keenan, Audio
Recording, and Emmett Kesel, Production Assistant.