2014 Vanport Multimedia Project
Wake of Vanport”
Join us for the next public screening of the
NPMTC Vanport Oral Histories
December 14, 2014
the Date! Mark your calendars!
Sunday December 14, 2014 at 2
The Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon
“The Wake of Vanport” honors
the death of a city and the viewing of its history through the collection of
Vanport stories told by the voices of those who lived there. It is also a
celebration of life after loss. Vanport is a lost city of Oregon with a rich
history for all Oregonians.
v Join us for this screening of multimedia works
presentation discussion with survivors and producers
will be served
to the public and free admission
The Vanport Multimedia Project is an ongoing
project of The North Portland Multimedia Training Center (NPMTC) to collect and
archive oral history from individuals in the Portland African American
community. Thanks to the generous support of Meyer Memorial Trust, the Oregon
Community Foundation, the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and The Skanner Newsgroup
for supporting the 2014 Vanport Multimedia Project. NPMTC is a project
of The Skanner Foundation.
Apply for 2015 workshops here!
The NPMTC 2014 Vanport Film Project invites community members to participate in telling, producing, collecting, and viewing Vanport survivor oral histories. The Meyer Memorial Trust, Oregon Community Foundation, and The Multnomah County Cultural Coalition have partnered with The Skanner Foundation and NPMTC to sponsor the project.
Free story gathering workshops will be offered and include learning video and audio recording to capture the interviews, and editing skills necessary to produce multimedia stories. The free weekend workshops begin July 12 extending to July 27 with a break in-between for filming/recording interviews. The commitment is around 32 hours of workshop time plus 5-10 additional hours for filming outside the classroom.
For more information and to apply for workshops visit the Vanport Project blog on Tumblr.
NPMTC is a project of The Skanner Foundation, est. 1993 as the non-profit entity of The Skanner News Group to further education among African Americans. For more information about NPMTC visit www.npmtc.org.
VIEW ALL 2013
VANPORT FILM FESTIVAL ENTRIES!
Thanks to everyone who submitted videos throughout the contest. All submitted videos can be viewed here. Please take a few minutes out of your day to enjoy the work of our contestants.