Posts Tagged ‘Jennifer Deer’

Listen: Big Shed/CDS Audio Documentary “The Great Moonshine Conspiracy”

Listen: Big Shed/CDS Audio Documentary "The Great Moonshine Conspiracy"

In his 2011 book Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World (University of Illinois Press), Charlie Thompson chronicles Virginia’s Great Moonshine Conspiracy Trial of 1935, which made national news and exposed the far-reaching and pervasive tendrils of Appalachia’s local moonshine economy. The folks at the audio and […]


Register Now for Digging In: An Audio Retreat with Big Shed, July 24–29, 2011

Register Now for Digging In: An Audio Retreat with Big Shed, July 24–29, 2011

This five-day creative retreat is designed to bring together audio producers (other media producers are welcome, too) in a lightly structured environment to work on individual projects. Whether it’s a story you’re trying to finish, a proposal you’re trying to write, or maybe you just need space and community to think about your creative trajectory—Shea […]


Show + Tell: Multimedia Cross Training from Big Shed

Show + Tell: Multimedia Cross Training from Big Shed

“The View from the Field,” the featured public event of Show + Tell, will take place this Friday, March 4, 6–8 p.m. Screening of Danny Wilcox Frazier’s Driftless, nominated for an Emmy for “New Approaches to News and Documentary,” and new multimedia work by Maisie Crow and Jesse Dukes Panel discussion moderated by Amy O’Leary, news […]


Strange Beauty Film Festival

Strange Beauty Film Festival

The second annual Strange Beauty Film Festival will take place in Durham’s Manbites Dog Theater February 17–19, 2011. The Festival, organized by CDS instructor Jm Haverkamp along with Joyce Ventimiglia, showcases strange and beautiful films from around the world and the Triangle, and this year will also feature musical performances and an audio documentary listening session, […]