A Portrait of the Ozarks Overview

A Portrait of the Ozarks Overview

The MSU Libraries and Department of Media, Journalism, and Film, in conjunction with Carbon Trace Productions, are partnering to create a sequel to the original 2-part documentary film about Shannon County, Missouri.
We made this presentation to share with the Missouri State University Foundation as a quick slide show to pass around to anyone interested in the project. We figured we would showcase it here on our website too. 

You can also find the original 2-part film as well as a series of vignettes on our website under A Portrait of the Ozarks.

 

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Check out our Patreon memberships. At the $5 per month level of support, you get free VIP codes for all Carbon Trace pay-per-view movies, including the right to download a copy to keep! It’s a great way to watch our documentary films while supporting our nonprofit mission of documentary education and humanitarian service.

Carbon Trace can provide significant guidance in developing, funding, producing, and distributing a documentary film. For high school students wishing to learn more about documentary filmmaking, Missouri State University offers degrees in digital filmmaking, media production, journalism, and other associated areas.

To take part in the documentary education provided through the Carbon Trace Team, we encourage you to apply for a filmmaking internship, submit a documentary idea, or apply to become a volunteer using the forms below.

Join Carbon Trace as a student volunteer

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Submit a documentary idea

Welcome Leslie Seawright to the Carbon Trace B.O.D.

Welcome Leslie Seawright to the Carbon Trace B.O.D.

The entire Carbon Trace leadership team welcomes Leslie Seawright as the newest member of our Board of Directors!

Dr. Seawright officially became a member-at-large on the Carbon Trace Board of Directors after being unanimously approved at a special B.O.D. meeting on July 13, 2020, at 05:00 P.M.

“I am looking forward to working on the board and helping Carbon Trace Productions obtain grant funding.  Students under my supervision have applied for nearly half a million dollars in grants.”

Portraits from Fall photo days, September 4, 2019. Visual Media/Missouri State University

Seawright joined the faculty of Missouri State University in 2016. She is currently an associate professor of English in the Technical and Professional Writing Program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in grant writing, intercultural writing, legal writing, and technical writing theory.  A native Sooner, Leslie attended the University of Oklahoma and majored in Communication. After marrying her husband, the pair moved to Rogers, Arkansas, where she obtained her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Composition and Rhetoric from the University of Arkansas.

Leslie lived for four years in Doha, Qatar, as an assistant professor at Texas A&M University in Qatar.  Her adventures in the Middle East included travel to countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa.  Travel remains her passion, and as a faculty member at MSU, she has lead study away programs to the United Arab Emirates and Austria.  Her most recent study away trip to Argentina was canceled due to COVID-19.

In addition to her work teaching, she has served on the board of a large rehabilitation center and has experience working for several nonprofit organizations in Oklahoma and Arkansas

 

Support Nonprofit Documentary Filmmaking

Check out our Patreon memberships. At the $5 per month level of support, you get free VIP codes for all Carbon Trace pay-per-view movies, including the right to download a copy to keep! It’s a great way to watch our documentary films while supporting our nonprofit mission of documentary education and humanitarian service.

Carbon Trace can provide significant guidance in developing, funding, producing, and distributing a documentary film. For high school students wishing to learn more about documentary filmmaking, Missouri State University offers degrees in digital filmmaking, media production, journalism, and other associated areas.

To take part in the documentary education provided through the Carbon Trace Team, we encourage you to apply for a filmmaking internship, submit a documentary idea, or apply to become a volunteer using the forms below.

Join the Carbon Trace as a student volunteer

Apply for an internship

Submit a documentary idea

Ten Things for Sunday

Ten Things for Sunday

Here are the Sunday things for this week:
a collection of internet items the team has curated for your enjoyment.

#MaskUp417 from Carbon Trace Productions on Vimeo.

  1. We entered into a contest and lost. Yes, I am bitter about it, but the video remains very cool. Help me by watching and sharing.
  2. Shout out to MSU’s paper The Standard for this insightful article about a local bar that I hope stays around forever and ever. LONG LIVE THE OUTLAND
  3. The only way we will ever create policies that work is if we listen to the people on the ground and reflect that to the data we can gather. Here is a great article from PolicyLink about Race, Risk, and Workforce Equity.
  4. On the bright side of the pandemic, author and cartoonist Galadriel Watson has this to say about online opportunities.
  5. In lieu of having a conversation in person, I now read conversations between authors I adore.
  6. Did she read my diary or my Tumblr? An entry from an online horse girl
  7. This week’s Documentary recommendation “The Birders” comes from our very own Jym Wilson who says “Not only is it about birds, birding and birders, NYC and specifically Central Park, but it’s about seeing and listening. Two things everyone should try to do more of.”
  8. CBS Sunday Morning has been a weekly part of my life since I can remember. This week’s story about one Washington City printing their own money leaves me wondering about the other unseen possibilities for our future.
  9. We met Alessandra Monsolfi when we went to Texas for “Witness at the Border” in January. We saw some of her amazing signs first hand but had no idea about her vast talent until now.
  10. The “Songs from the Street” student crew are officially in picture lock for the film, and they surpassed their fundraising goal! We are all grateful for the donations to make this film possible. We look forward to its premiere. More on that soon!

 

That is it for the internet this Sunday. Thanks for reading!
If you have anything you want to include in our Sunday things, shoot us an email at Carbontraceproductions @ Gmail dot com.

Support Nonprofit Documentary Filmmaking

Check out our Patreon memberships. At the $5 per month level of support, you get free VIP codes for all Carbon Trace pay-per-view movies, including the right to download a copy to keep! It’s a great way to watch our documentary films while supporting our nonprofit mission of documentary education and humanitarian service.

A Note from Carbon Trace:

Carbon Trace can provide significant guidance in developing, funding, producing, and distributing a documentary film. For high school students wishing to learn more about documentary filmmaking, Missouri State University offers degrees in digital filmmaking, media production, journalism, and other associated areas.

To take part in the documentary education provided through the Carbon Trace Team we encourage you to apply for a filmmaking internship, submit a documentary idea, or apply to become a volunteer using the forms below.

Join Carbon Trace as a student volunteer

Apply for an internship

Submit a documentary idea