City Views

CityViews 11/26/12: The Creative Process/Found Footage




Segment 1:

Novels, poetry, film – it’s all storytelling, but how do you take a narrative from one form and translate it to another? On Monday, we’ll talk with author/screenwriter/filmmaker Mel Donalson about the creative process and variations in media.


  • Mel Donalson, “Communion”


Dr. Mel Donalson will deliver the lecture, “From ‘Close-up’ to Performance: Adaptation from Short Story to Film,” on Monday, Nov. 26 at noon in the LNCO Lounge (Room 2110), University of Utah. He’ll also read from his latest novel, “Communion,” on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at noon in OSH 106, University of Utah.




Segment 2:

The Found Footage Festival is finally making its way to Salt Lake City, bringing discarded, odd and hilarious video clips from garage sales and Dumpsters to the big screen. On Monday, we’ll hear more about the fascination with watching obscure video clips, from exercise tapes to training videos to home movies.


  • Nick Prueher, Found Footage Festival


The Found Footage Festival is bringing their 2012 lineup to Salt Lake City on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Brewvies Cinema Pub, 677 S. 200 West, Salt Lake City. Tickets are $10 and are available at or at the door.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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