Tell stories that you believe in, not stories that you think the world wants


Emotion … flows freely when it comes from a real place, real experiences. This summer we attempted to focus on making Documentaries; in particular, the story of Community Access in Wallingford. There was some 30 years, a few conflicts, some literal community building and questions about archival content ownership. Much more to do but this … Continue reading Tell stories that you believe in, not stories that you think the world wants

Panel on Guerrilla Filming at Film Festival NHdocs


Some insights shared, and reflections on, panel at NHDocs with filmmaker Gorman Bechard, cinematographer Adrian Correia, Producer Colleen McQuaid, and sound recordist Aaron Miller . My expectations: The discussion would be specifically about Guerrilla film-making as a form of independent film-making characterized by low budgets, skeleton crews, and simple props using whatever is available. The panel’s focus, however, … Continue reading Panel on Guerrilla Filming at Film Festival NHdocs

Inaugural Episode: CommUnity Conversations


WPAA-TV does not produced TV; rather we provided resources,training and technical support to citizen producers. The show Community Conversations has a new twist on the concept of production support. Each show is a collaborative production facilitated by wpaa.tv. Similar to productions historically done by trained citizen producers it is designed to represent the participants views and interests … Continue reading Inaugural Episode: CommUnity Conversations

Launched YouTube Channel OTPGWPAA


It is challenging to schedule shorts on the Community Access Channel. They can be filler and seen if someone is surfing. So in addition to submitting to WPAA-TV some shorts will be posted on the OntheParadeGround You Tube Channel There are a few Versions of Blood On Our Hands on this Channel because viewers provided … Continue reading Launched YouTube Channel OTPGWPAA

studioW 4 entries from year 1, otpg 2 from year 2


Our year has been more random than anticipated but given we supported events that on average were 3 hours long we did produce considerable content. We also have capture/LIVE programs that get post production attention to tell a fuller story and improve video quality. This Year we are taking our chances on the following in … Continue reading studioW 4 entries from year 1, otpg 2 from year 2