MediaStorm just published a new edit of "Love in the First Person" today. I'm not surprised that Brian Storm wanted to take this story on, since he was super excited about it back when Chad Stevens proposed it as a story for "Soul of Athens". I'm exited about this story because it was a collaboration of incredible talent (just look at the credits for photography) and because of the tear-jerking intimacy of the story.
The Soul of Athens is LIVE
For the last 8 weeks, my life and the lives of my 44 students have been wrapped up in this incredible project. I've never seen this kind of dedication from a group of students before. If you were to go in to the multimedia lab here at OU in the last couple weeks at 3:00am you would find producers and coders hard at work with signs of heavy...
I wanted to share some of the new things...
Introducing the "Soul of Athens" team:
Adam Wilson, Bob Sacha, Brendan Tyo, Chad Stevens, Curt Nasipak, Jen Diamond, Lonnie Greenberg, Eric Mayville, Nick Lyons, Josh Dufford, Jeff Negrelli, Josh White, John Strawser Jr., Julianne Petrarca, Kedra Fairley, Keith Caldwell, Kelly...
In a brave new world of multimedia journalism, the award-winning Visual Communication School at Ohio University led by Brian Storm of MediaStorm.org and Zach Wise of digitalartwork.net dares to ask the question:
What is the soul of the 200-year-old community of Athens, Ohio?
Athens soul is restless. Its stories lie beneath the bricks, waiting to be exposed. Precariously balanced on the tip of cosmopolitan Appalachia, its uninhibited subcultures test the bounds...