Max Shores with Rebecca Koehler, a former winner and participant again this year.

The 2015 Mississippi High School Film Competition will take place on Saturday, April 18th in Tupelo. The competition is designed to promote the art of filmmaking to Mississippi High School students involved in film and television classes, film groups or individual filmmaking. I am proud to be participating again this year as a judge. The competition will be held at the Malco Theatre – Tupelo Commons in Tupelo, MS as a part of the Tupelo Film Festival. For more information about the featured films and filmmakers this year, click here.

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WVUA-TV will broadcast the “Three Minute Thesis Competition: University of Alabama 2015″ documentary on Feb. 22 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. and again on March 1 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. The competition was held in November. The Three Minute Thesis competition helps doctoral students share their research with a large, diverse audience, which includes prominent community members who serve as judges. The winner of the campus-wide competition will goe on to represent UA at the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS) Annual Meeting and 3MT Competition. The documentary was produced by the University of Alabama Center for […]


Duwayne Burnside performs at the 2014 North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic, an annual music festival which celebrates the rich heritage of north Mississippi music traditions. Duwayne is the son of legendary north Mississippi musician R.L. Burnside and his wife, Alice Mae. He has been a frequent performer with the North Mississippi Allstars, operated music venues in Memphis and Holly Springs, Mississippi, as well as continuing to tour. Duwayne Burnside Band with Kenny Brown on guitar and Stud (T-Model Ford’s grandson) on drums at the 2014 North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic. Duwayne Burnside does his father R. L. Burnside ‘s song […]