Film Experts Come To The Valley

Brock Gallegos

The Paw Print

Adams State University Community Partnerships and the Southern Colorado Film Commission are proud to be hosting a Media Professionals Career Workshop. Filming experts are making a rare appearance in the San Luis Valley. These experts will help enlighten the different creative, technological, and business aspects of the film industry.

Donald Zuckerman of the Office of Film, Television, and Media (formerly the Colorado Film Commission) will be discussing how the state is trying to expand the film industry in Colorado. This workshop will allow all the participants to learn new and interesting aspects in the Colorado filming industry. The experts will help emphasis their current roles in this industry and why it is important to bring more attention to the industry. The experts in this industry are:

Duke Hartman is the CEO of High Noon Entertainment where he oversees production operations from different perspectives. He is an award winning single and multi-camera director and currently serves as Treasurer for the Colorado Film Commission. He is also on the Board of Trustees for the Colorado Ballet.

Alexandre O. Philippe is the Creative Director of Denver-based Cinema Vertige and Exhibit A Pictures. Philippe has also written, directed, and produced multiple award winning films.

Sheila Ivy Traister is a director, writer and award-winning actress. She has 30+ years of experience in Film, Television, Theater, and Improv. She is credited for creating the acting department at the Colorado Film School. She is currently the President of the Colorado Local of SAG-AFTRA and a board member.

Marc Snider started Exposure Productions, which is a small, mountain Production Company that serves clients as well as producing their own independent films. Before Exposure Productions, Marc worked on Hollywood features and commercials in many different departments. He is also a freelance cameraman for television.

Julie Speer is currently the Director and Executive Producer of Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting. Speer is also an award-winning filmmaker, writer, producer, director, videographer, and editor. Her specialties are Social Justice, Nonprofit, Political Documentaries, TV, and Video.

These experts will be sharing the knowledge and experience with everyone. This is a unique opportunity to advance your knowledge and understanding of the filming industry in the state of Colorado. If you are a Theater Major, this would be a great chance to make connections with people from the Colorado film industry.

This event is on April 16, 2015 starting at 3pm and ending at 5pm in room 227 in the Art Department. This event is free to all students, faculty, staff, and community members of Alamosa. is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet