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Jeff’s Jog

Here’s a funny video Production Services made for The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce. It played at the Business Excellence Awards ceremony as an intro for the MC, Jeff Polish.   The set-up: Jeff was late and had forgotten about hosting the BEA's, so the stage manager makes a phone call from the stage and this video plays on the big screen.  At the end, Jeff ran in and feigned exhaustion.  It was a hit!...

The People’s Channel July 4th rebranding

Here's a silly video we made to reveal a subtle but important change to our logo.  After 20 years, we have decided to add an apostrophe to "Peoples" to make it clear who this channel belongs to.  ...

Photographer John Rosenthal at FRANK Gallery

The Peoples Channel had the privilege of documenting a wonderful talk by the writer and photographer John Rosenthal at FRANK Gallery in Chapel Hill on Thursday, October 22. Mr. Rosenthal reflected on his photographs of New York City's streets in the 1970s before discussing his time in New Orlean's Lower Ninth Ward in the years following Hurricane Katrina. His photographs from New Orleans are compiled in the book AFTER: The Silence of the Lower 9th Ward, published ten years after the storm....

Peace and Justice Plaza Ceremony

On October 11, the Town of Chapel Hill honored the legacies of former Town Council member Bill Thorpe and former Tar Heel coach Dean Smith with the addition of their names to a granite marker on the Peace and Justice Plaza at 179 East Franklin Street. Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt offered opening remarks, family members and friends offered fond memories, and UNC's gospel choir gave several inspirational performances.The Peoples Channel's production services team was delighted to have been invited to document this historic ceremony....

TPC at Centerfest!

TPC's staff and board of directors had an absolute blast enjoying the sites, sounds, and smells (roasted turkey leg, anyone?) of Durham's 41st annual Centerfest Arts Festival. We were proud to stand alongside the Rotary Club of Durham and the Triangle Downtowner Magazine as Palladium Sponsors of this premier arts event, organized by the Durham Arts Council. Thanks to everyone who dropped by TPC's table to lend their voice to our Centerfest recap video!...

National Fabry Disease Foundation Video

The Peoples Channel's Production Services team recently traveled to Greensboro to spend a day at the National Fabry Disease Foundation's annual family conference. The result: this short video designed to raise awareness of and educate people about this invisible, deadly, yet treatable disease. Thank you to all those attendees who took time out of their day to share their stories in front of the camera....

Summer Camp Movies Are Online!

Congrats to all our 2015 summer campers. 70 hours of dedicated filmmaking have led to some awesome, innovative movies. Watch, share, re-watch, and share again! Both the horror movie and action movie are available to stream and download. Thanks so much to Jason Abide, our fearless camp instructor, and to our interns, Megan and Aaron. Thanks also to TPC's Board of Directors and, of course, to the parents and campers for their collaborative and creative spirit!...