Celebrating 100 Years of Film in Utah

  • March 27, 2024
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Radioactive's Nick Burns celebrates a 100 Years of Film and Television in Utah with Virginia Pearce of the Utah Film Commission. Then we highlight local documentary filmmakers with Utah Documentary Association and the Utah College Media Collaborative.

Tonight's show features the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community!

Our Community Host, Nick Burns highlights the arts and film with local filmmakers. 

Virginia Pearce, Director, Utah Film Commission
With over 20 years of experience in the film industry, Virginia Pearce has been the Film Commissioner for the state of Utah since 2014. Under Virginia’s leadership, the Utah Film Commission has brought five major network television series and numerous award-winning projects to the state. Virginia shares about “100 Years of Film and Television in Utah”

  • WATCH: Check out the movie magic that has been created in the many landscapes of Utah HERE

Marcie Young Cancio of Amplify Utah discusses and highlights the new Utah College Media Collaborative. As she is joined by Utah college journalists & filmmakers, Megan Swann (Weber State University) and Prabhjot “PR” Bhatia (University of Utah) 

  • EVENT: PBS Utah and Utah College Media Collaborative Media and Misinformation Discussion

    Wednesday, April 3; 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Broadway Centre Cinemas: 111 E 300 S, Salt Lake City
    Join PBS Utah and the Utah College Media Collaborative for an insightful discussion about media and misinformation, as well as an in-depth look at a student reporting project investigating how people who study, teach, and work at local college campuses feel about the presence of guns.

  • WATCH: Bridging The Gap, Prabhjot “PR” Bhatia (University of Utah) documentary

Matt Black, President and Founder of Utah Documentary Association is the director/editor of the feature documentary Bright Spark: The Reconciliation of Trevor Southey which had a six week theatrical run in Utah and will air nationally on PBS in 2024.

J.R. Hardman, local Utah documentarian, educator, and Civil War reenactress. Shares about her first feature-length documentary, Reenactress (in production).

  • EVENT: Utah Documentary Association for our Spring Mixer; Friday, April 19 at 7:00PM
    WZRD Media, 2237 S 600 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106 Register HERE

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments, or suggestions for the show? Email radioactive@krcl.org. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: