Telling the stories of the most storied place

Congressional Debate

MDP was at the Overby Center tonight covering the First District Congressional Debate between incumbent Congressman Travis Childers and his opponent Alan Nunnelee.  We shot the event to edit together later and also streamed it for an overflow crowd.  We are happy to post it here as well for anyone who may be still undecided. […]

Days of Intrigue

The Center for Intelligence and Security Studies recently held their 2nd annual training exercise “The Days of Intrigue”. Over two days, the intelligence analysts-in-training are given a fictitious terrorist plot they must uncover using artificial news and web material. At the end of the exercise, the students brief a visiting policy maker to mimic what […]

Mr. Magazine on… well… magazines!

Dr. Samir Husni was in the audio booth today for an interview with NPR’s Jim Zarroli.  Professor Husni, who is better known in the publishing world as Mr. Magazine discussed the future of magazines with a specific emphasis on new releases. Click below to hear Mr. Magazine’s thoughts on the current advertising cycle.

Ole Miss E-Appeal Video

Promotional video produced for the E-Appeal fundraising email at the University of Mississippi. Produced by the Media and Documentary Projects Center. Edited by Matthew Graves

Men's Basketball "Giants" Ticket Promo

Season tickets promo for the Ole Miss Men’s Basketball Team. Highlights the return of University of Mississippi players Eniel Polynice, Trevor Gaskins, and Chris Warren who were sidelined with injuries last season. This project was inspired by the Season 5 promo for “Rescue Me”. Produced by Robi Coker, Micah Ginn and Matthew Graves. Directed by […]

Covering the Campus

In addition to our own documentary work and working with student filmmakers, the Media and Documentary Projects Center helps produce and record campus events.  October has been an especially busy month (and we haven’t even gotten to the Southern Foodways Alliance Symposium yet!). Above: Matthew Graves tests out the system in advance of the M-Club […]

Tuttle on the Job

Media and Documentary Projects utility player Karen Tuttle got some time behind the camera this last week. Karen covered the Residential College grand opening as well as the first in the Overby Center Gathering in the Grove series featuring Charles Eagles on Friday. She also recorded oral histories for the School of Journalism on Monday.  Nice […]

John T. is Splendid

John T. Edge was in booth yesterday recording an interview with American Public Media’s The Splendid Table.   The conversation was about the influence of food writer and Craig Claiborne.  Thanks to the modern miracle of ISDN lines we are able to connect live with any studio in the world.

Casting Call

Friday we held open auditions for students to take part in the University of Mississippi’s 2009 ad campaign. Quite a few students showed up and we were able to secure a great lineup. Look for them Sept. 6 on ESPN for the Memphis game and the debut of the “Experience Amazing” campaign being launched by […]

Dan Jones named Ole Miss Chancellor

   Media Production was there in force to cover the listening session for the newly announced Chancellor, Dr. Dan Jones. Pictured is Greg Grey, our ringer from Memphis, Andy Harper and Karen Tuttle who were streaming the all day Q&A sessions over the web. Not pictured are Micah Ginn and Matthew Graves who were there […]