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Workshop: October 4
So You Wanna Make a Video
with Brad Morford, Director/Cinematographer

Sixty seconds of video is worth 1.8 million words, according to Forrester Research. In this interactive session, presented by cinematographer Brad Morford of Screenscape Studios, you’ll learn how to create storyboards, write scripts,screenscape_076 interview subjects and capture it all on video — to help share your marketing story.

About the Speaker: Brad Morford is a long-time resident of West Des Moines and central Iowa. In 1978 he graduated from Iowa State University with a BA in communications and a minor in instrumental music. After a brief time working in the motion picture industry in Minneapolis, he returned to Des Moines and worked in both film production and advertising. In 1985 he started Morford Production Company doing local commercials and training films. In 1987 Brad, along with two partners from Sioux Falls, opened Iowa Teleproduction Center, which became one of the first full-sscreenscapelogoervice production facilities in Iowa offering both production and complete post production services. Iowa Teleproduction Center changed its name to Screenscape Studios on its 15th anniversary to better reflect their services. Today Screenscape Studios has 18 full-time employees and continues to produce local, regional, and national work for a wide variety of clients offering live event orchestration, graphics and animation as well as the production and post-production of TV commercials and training videos. Learn more at http://www.screenscapestudios.com/

Date: October 4
Time: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Place:  IMPACT Community Action Partnership, 3226 University Ave., Des Moines
Park in lots behind the building and behind the church next door.

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October 19: Best Practices for Working with the Media with Erin Moynihan

What’s the best way to get the attention of local media? How do you make your media
pitch stand out? Erin will talk about the best practices for working with the media and how to make sure that your organization and events get coverage.erin-moynihan

About the Speaker Erin Moynihan is the Executive Producer at KCCI 8 News and is a proud graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism. Her work in the news business has taken her across the country. She has produced multiple newscasts throughout the Midwest. Prior to becoming Executive Producer, she produced the top-rated 10pm newscast on KCCI. She has been honored with Emmy and Regional Edward R. Murrow awards. In addition to her Executive Producer role, she also oversees KCCI’s political coverage.

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Questions? Email info@awcdsm.org


Connect with Erin
Twitter: @ErinEMoynihan
Email: emoynihan@hearst.com


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Fleming Joins National Board

Peggy Fleming

Congratulations to chapter president Peggy Fleming, who is now a member of national AWC’s Board of Directors.

Peggy believes “this is an exciting time for AWC and a great time to be involved at the national level where you can be part of developments that will shape the organization for years to come. As incoming co-chair of the MarCom Committee, it makes sense to have a closer connection to what is going on with the board.”

Her 3-year term began January 1, 2016.


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About Us

We are a friendly group of communications professionals who are serious about our work and supportive of each other. Our programs offer a mix of professional development, personal growth, networking, and cutting edge technology. Our luncheon meetings are generally the third Wednesday of the month from September through May. You may RSVP and pay securely online with MasterCard, VISA or Discover. You may also pay at the door by check or cash, but we may not be able to provide lunch for those who have not registered in advance. Questions? Contact info@awcdsm.org