Telling the stories of the most storied place

CUT/CHOP/COOK "debuts" at Charleston Food & Wine Festival

On March 6th, MDP & the Southern Foodways Alliance gave folks at the Charleston Food & Wine Festival a sneak peek at their latest short documentary. The film CUT/CHOP/COOK, a profile of pitmaster Rodney Scott of Scott’s Barbecue in Hemingway, South Carolina, was produced and directed by MDP’s Joe York in association with the Union […]

Economically speaking…

The Financier’s Club and School of Business Administration here at the University of Mississippi hosted a forum to discuss the current financial crisis and it’s effects on the economy and markets.  Produced by students Mario Hillyard and Van Martin, this forum features current and  former members of our faculty.

2009 Commencement Address

2009 Commencement Address by Bob Schieffer Here’s the 2009 Commencement Address at the University of Mississippi with CBS anchor Bob Schieffer. Mr. Schieffer is introduced by Ole Miss Chancellor Robert Khayat.

In a flash…

Recently we cleaned and transferred an old 16mm “Castle Films” news reel featuring the game-story of our heart-stopping 1959 football game with LSU.  During the transfer process I realized that one of the frames of film actually caught the moment in which Billy Cannon had his famous snapshot taken.  As you can see, that’s a […]

Honoring Chucky Mullins…

  Always a moving event, this year’s Chucky Mullins Courage Award Banquet marked 20 years since the inception of the award. Chucky Mullins will forever impact this University, and all of us at the Media and Documentary Projects Center are honored to work on the event. This year, we produced video elements that played throughout […]

"Hit the (five minute) showers!!"

  As part of last week’s Green Week here at Ole Miss, we worked up a special commercial to run at the Sunday afternoon baseball game.  Assistant A.D. Jamil Northcutt came up with the hard-charging “Skipper Green” as the green-awareness coach for the Ole Miss Athletics Offices.  As you can see from the commercial, Skipper Green […]

Planning for the Chucky Mullins Courage Award

Today I met with several of the organizing members of the Chucky Mullins Courage Award banquet.  The event, April the 16th, will be the 20th such banquet, a number that just doesn’t seem possible.  Was it really two decades ago when we were all brought to awareness of this fantastic human being?  Was it really […]

General Colin Powell Press Conference

Former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell, answers questions from the press prior to a speaking engagement at the University of Mississippi’s Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Spring Convocation. Produced by Joe York

Getting the word out…

We reworked our promo for the 2009 Oxford Film Fest so as to feature a few more clips from the 95 films that will be playing during the 4 day event. We’re still only able to give you a brief glimpse in the :30 spot, so you’ll have to come to the festival and see […]

UM Financial Aid Reaches Out

University of Mississippi Financial Aid office is contacting students who may be experiencing financial hardships during the unsteady economic conditions.