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Film Highlight

Film Highlight

http://hillbillymovie.com/ “hillbilly” teaser from “hillbilly”: a documentary film on Vimeo. Appalachia is no stranger to the complexity of media representation. Since our country’s inception, there has been a palpable divide between Urban and Rural America. Within this great divide, certain regions are viewed as “other,” and blamed for America’s social ills. Since the presidential election,…

Newsletter – Q1 – 2018

Newsletter – Q1 – 2018

-Hello Industry Friends! Board Update An email went out on Monday, April 30th from the Office of the WVFG from Justin Owcar, the former WVFG President, announcing his decision to step down as President. We appreciate all that Justin has done as a member of the board and all that it has accomplished in recent…

A Message From the Office of the WVFG Board

A Message From the Office of the WVFG Board

Dear WVFG members, After serving five years on the WVFG board, I recently made the decision to step down as President and pass the torch along to Vice President Steve Kwiatkowski who will be acting as interim President until the next members meeting where elections will take place. I’d like to thank everybody who I’ve…

Oscars Party – March 4th @ 7pm

Oscars Party – March 4th @ 7pm

Hollywood is having their night… why don’t we have ours? With the recent changes to the film industry here in West Virginia, there is no better time for all those involved, both professionals and supporters, to celebrate with like-minded folk as to why we love the entertainment and film industry. We’ll be rolling out the…

Members Meeting  February 24th

Members Meeting February 24th

 All those interested in the guild are welcome to attend. We have some good news on our end to share and look forward to a busy 2018. Join us afterwards for social hour and meet other filmmakers at Legends sports bar in the Lakeview Resort. If you need a hotel room, Lakeview always provides a…

WV documentary in the running for an Oscar

WV documentary in the running for an Oscar

Newsletter Q4 – 2017

Newsletter Q4 – 2017

Hello Industry Friends! Happy New Year! We wish you a happy and healthy 2018! And here’s to more successful productions and membership support in the New Year! Guild Update Our Website We’re excited to share our improved website: http://wvfg.org. The site includes links to industry forms and more. We’re still working to include a backend…

Thank You #WVFilm Office

Thank You #WVFilm Office

WVFG Members & Supporters We’d like to thank Pam Haynes, Lisa Wells, Lance Schrader, as well as former locations manager Jamie Cope of the West Virginia Film Office for their dedication and service these years building the very foundation of the film industry in the state of West Virginia.  They invested a great deal of…

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