PVCC Fine Arts and Performance to Hold Documentary Filmmaking Workshop with Local Filmmaker Ty Cooper

Charlottesville, Va. – October 13, 2021 – The Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) Fine Arts and Performance division will hold a Documentary Filmmaking Workshop with local filmmaker Ty Cooper, Friday, October 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The workshop is free and will take place in the Main Stage Theatre in the V. Earl Dickinson Building on the PVCC main campus in Charlottesville. Masks/face coverings are required to be worn by all attendees.

Drawing on his experience as a novice filmmaker turned award-winning professional, Cooper will share techniques for everything from funding a project to gathering visual elements that support the narrative. Participants will gain familiarity with the host of new technologies that make filmmaking more accessible than ever and have the chance to experiment on site.

Ty Cooper has created a series of narrative shorts and documentary films that have won praise and awards at several film festivals. Current projects include “Amanda,” a recently completed film that was written, directed and produced by Cooper. He is also an entertainment promoter, writer and the Creative Director of Lifeview Marketing & Visuals.

For more information, contact the PVCC Box Office at 434.961.5376 or box-office@pvcc.edu. To view all PVCC Fine Arts and Performance events visit www.pvcc.edu/performingarts.
About Piedmont Virginia Community College
Established in 1972, Piedmont Virginia Community College is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia – principally, residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. PVCC is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System. PVCC is committed to providing access to a college education for all who can benefit, an opportunity for each student to reach her/his potential and excellence in all programs and services. Visit www.pvcc.edu.


Susian Brooks
Director, Marketing and Media Relations
434.961.6574 | sbrooks@pvcc.edu




Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences Division