Local filmmaker wins state award
Oak Tree Productions LLC, a West Virginia video production company, has had the honor of producing for Virginia and West Virginia PBS a documentary series entitled “Road Trip to History.” Each half hour program features the history and culture of a different town or region in Virginia and West Virginia. To date, Oak Tree Productions has produced 24 programs with 6 programs featuring West Virginia history; Charles Town, Romney, Martinsburg, Shepherdstown, Moorefield and the African-American History of Jefferson County.
On Feb. 18, Gov. Manchin and the West Virginia State Senate honored Oak Tree Productions’ PBS program “Road Trip to History” the African-American History of Jefferson County and the Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society with a State of West Virginia, Senate Resolution # 29.
The resolution, presented by Senator Snyder, Oliverio, Barnes, Unger, Kessler, Foster, Plymale and McCabe recognizes the accomplishments of the Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society.
On March 15 from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., West Virginia Public Television, during their pledge drive, will air two “Road Trip to History” programs featuring first Shepherdstown and then about 8:40 p.m. the African-American History of Jefferson County.
– For more information contact Wayne Bronson at (304) 876-6617