The inaugural Chattanooga Film Festival kicked off with a music documentary, "A Life in the Death of Joe Meek." WUTC's Rachel Smith attended the film's premiere and a Q&A with producer Howard S. Berger. In this segment, Smith explains why the film was a perfect choice for the first-ever major film festival to happen in the Scenic City.
The Local Hero Project is a short film festival within the Lookout Wild Film Festival here in Chattanooga. Everyone is invited to submit a short video--three minutes or less--about the outdoors. There’ll be a grab bag of prizes for a couple of winning videos, but every video will be shown on the night. All the videos will also be shown on Comcast’s “Get Local” channel, and some may even be part of a future Chattanooga Visitor’s Bureau commercial.
Chattanooga filmmaker Daniel Griffith has created a feature-length documentary about Mystery Science Theater 3000 for the 25th anniversary of the cult sci-fi show. Griffith produces all the bonus materials for the DVD box sets of MST3K. WUTC's Richard Winham spoke with Griffith, who said that since his childhood, he’s been a fan of the kind of music and movies most people are happy to ignore.
Do you have a stash of home videos that need to be transferred into a digital medium? Around and About producer Garrett Crowe encountered the same problem. In this story, he goes on a journey to digitally transfer his home videos and ends up at Southtree, a Chattanooga business dedicated to converting film into a digital format.