The 48 Hour Film Project (July 24-26) is a creative explosion for film-makers. In charge of this project is Samuel Pace-Tuomi whom we asked to give us a flavor of what the project is, how many teams compete, where they go from here and what can the entire event mean to not only the people taking part in the project but the community as well.
Last month we were made aware of something called EchoLight Cinemas. We asked around and found that it is an evangelical group that asks churches to become a "movie theater" and show high quality films with a religious bent. Toni Lampley is the contact here in Iowa. We asked her to come by and help us better understand what's the story.
We LOVE creative people and Kristian Day is one of our favorites. Kristian is a filmmaker, producer, business owner and part-time television actor. No, really! We invited him in to talk about that and the new film "Up On The Woof-Top" released soon for you Christmas folks.
Each Friday afternoon Dustin and Michael hang out with Sheryl Tessier from Eat, Play, Love Des Moines for her list of "Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro" this weekend and beyond. And whoa...this is quite a list. From boats to chefs to dietary rules to Johnny's being at Bass Pro Shop! Huh? Join the fun:
The business of drugs, in Iowa, isn't going away. In fact, it is getting worse. Today we visit with Lyle Muller the executive director - editor of Iowa Watch about a documentary done by Katie Kuntz who now works as a reporter for the Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network. "Breaking the Meth Addiction" was a project she started while a student at the University of Iowa and looks at, what is becoming, a larger problem in the Hawkeye State then you may have imagined.
It's been several months since Kristian Day came by the News Hour. Since then his theater in Fairfield has opened, he's busy shooting television programs and has an eye to more films coming from Iowa. Here is our wide ranging conversation about his craft:
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Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the business news broadcast for the Des Moines Metro. Today along with the business news (we cut most of the news from this podcast) we bring you interviews with business leaders and news-makers. We start out with Michael Leo the food and beverage man for the Oktoberfest of Des Moines. Michael owns the Strudl Haus. One word from Michael and you'll understand why he was chosen for this role. Then we visit with Dan Nannan from Silverwings Productions about DSM Living the TV show and the magazine. We round out our interview portion of the News Hour with Adrian Lanser from the Urbandale firm of Independence Energy a new way to put bio-fuels to work for...growers.
We're Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie heard live each weekday starting at 5PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines, Iowa. After the broadcast we share our business and news-maker interviews with you on this podcast.
On this broadcast we heard from Kristian Day a film-maker from Iowa who spent some time sharing the back-story of film making in Iowa, the Templeton Rye film and his latest project opening up the Orpheum Theater in Fairfield. Lot's of fun stuff in this interview. Enjoy!
The next half hour we welcomed Trisha Trixie Iowa's Vintage Fashionista and Retro Model along with Kim Pfannebecker from the Junior League of Des Moines to talk up the fashion show scheduled for October 13 that features...aprons. We had a great time talking about pin-up models, fashions and the Junior League. Join in.
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