The Spring 2017 Media Production Senior Seminar class partnered with The John & Annie Glenn Museum to produce a new visitor welcome video for their debut 1962 season. The 20:00 video, titled “John Glenn: An American Hero,” is shown to guests at the beginning of every living history tour. The museum opened for the season in May.
The class traveled around Ohio and to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., ultimately collecting 30 hours and 2,300 files of raw footage. Thank you to Muskingum University, Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, The Ohio State University, NASA Glenn Research Center, featured interview guests and contributors, and The John & Annie Glenn Museum for support of this once-in-a-lifetime historical venture.
Watch the trailer of “John Glenn: An American Hero.” See the full 20:00 video at The John & Annie Glenn Museum. The full video includes interviews with local historians, family and friends, an Ohio astronaut, and Senior Space History Curator of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, plus footage of Friendship 7 and Space Shuttle Discovery spacecrafts.
Media Production Senior Seminar student producers: Andrew Dunlap, Aaron Eno, Marty Kurtz, & Chris Morgan. Advisors: Dr. Jeff Harman & Dr. Lisa Marshall. Learn more about the Media Production major at Muskingum University.
“John Glenn: An American Hero” is a Video Public Affairs category finalist for the 2017 National Student Production Awards. Winners will be announced Nov. 4, 2017.
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