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Cervical cancer is preventable with regular screening. At age 21, women can be screened with a Pap test. Starting at age 30, women can also get an HPV test as part of screening. The HPV test can find the types of HPV (human papillomavirus) most commonly found in cervical cancer. HPV is very common in younger women, but in most cases it clears from the body on its own. In women 30 and older, though, a “high risk” HPV infection is less likely to go away on its own. That’s why regular screening is important.
We hope you enjoy this short, entertaining, and important message, starring Aya Wallace and other crew members, seen “behind the Scenes”.
Highlight special from the Walton’s 45th Reunion, March 24-26 at The Walton’s Mountain Museum, Schuyler, VA. Cast performs, and there is a service at the end honoring series creator Earl Hamner Jr. In addition, Statler Bros member Jimmy Fortune performs his hit “Elizabeth” For Elizabeth Walton, Kami Cotler.
“The Waltons 45th Anniversary Reunion” Produced by Ray Castro
Special Thanks to everyone who helped make this reunion a success.
Special Waltons 45th Anniversary Reunion Film produced by Nic Beery at www.BeeryMedia.com
For more information on Earl Hamner and The Waltons, please visit our website at: www.earlhamnerstoryteller.com
The shorts feature the voice of Jazz great, and Durham resident, Nnenna Freelon.
Filmed over the course of two years, Beery Media worked closely with the office of Economic and Workforce Development to produce four exciting shorts. The results are bearing fruit, as international companies are now looking at Durham as a place to bring their companies.
Beery Media recently had the pleasure of traveling to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to film a profile of The Lenfest Center for the Arts. It has been bringing world class performing arts to Lexington, VA for 25 years, and they tapped Beery Media to produce a short film that captures the magic that is Lenfest.
The Lenfest Center for the Arts, home of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies and the Department of Music and Art is a multi-use facility designed and equipped to accommodate a broad spectrum of the performing arts, including theater, musical theater, opera and operetta, choral and band music, dance and performance art in one energizing complex.
Since opening in 1991, the Lenfest Center has helped the University provide the fine arts component of an exceptional liberal arts education. Housing over 175 performances each year and hosting over 30,000 patrons, the center has become the region’s performing arts center. Countless rehearsals and an ongoing schedule of classes make the Lenfest Center a lively and dynamic educational facility.
The history of the university’s long relationship to the arts dates back to its most illustrious early donor and first namesake, George Washington. In making an important gift to the struggling school in 1796, the First President noted, “To promote literature in this rising empire, and to encourage the arts, have ever been amongst the warmest wishes of my heart. And if the donation is likely to prove a means to accomplish these ends, it will contribute to the gratification of my desires.”
Camp Mariposa is a national addiction prevention and mentoring program for youth who have been impacted by substance abuse in their families. Camp Mariposa is offered free of charge to all families.
Children ages 9-12 attend transformational weekend camps multiple times a year. Campers participate in fun traditional camp activities combined with education and support exercises led by mental health professionals and trained mentors.
Additional educational, social and mentoring activities are offered for campers, teens, and their families throughout the year. These activities build knowledge, coping skills, confidence and an opportunity to connect with one another. Led by mental health professionals and trained volunteers, Camp Mariposa provides a safe, fun and supportive environment critical to help break the cycle of addiction.
More on the DC/Annapolis program can be found at The National Center for Children and Families.
Enjoy these short films and consider helping out in any way you can.
ASHA once again tapped Beery Media to produce in entertaining Public Service Announcement for women. Starring the incredible actors Sheryl Scott and Mary Guthrie, Beery Media worked closely with ASHA to create a lecture style short in which Mary, as the professor, is delivering very dry information on doctors visits. Just when you think Mary is going to put you to sleep, in pops student Sheryl Scott, who happily expedites the information. The result is an important message for all women that has been seen globally by thousands. Enjoy the PSA HERE.
Orange County, North Carolina, and its towns, Chapel Hill (Home to The University of North Carolina), Historic Hillsborough, and Hip and Cool Carrboro, are the focus of the Chapel Hill Visitors Center’s latest short film. “This is Orange County, NC” takes you on an armchair journey through the county and its highlights.
Shot by Beery Media over the course of the last four years, during festivals and events, this is an inclusive and comprehensive three minute look at the county Beery Media calls home. Voiced by WCHL’s own Ron Stutts, and including beautiful photos by Donn Young. ENJOY! Visit Orange County’s official website HERE.
Watch our film…
Radio Interview with WCHL Radio on the debut screening day. Listen – My Dumb Face WCHL Interview
Written by Paul Sapp and directed by Nic Beery. Director of Photography – Martin Brown. Starring Mary Guthrie, Mark Hayes, Jeff Alguire, Susan Siplon and Eliza Farren. Original score by Gerry Diamond, with new music by Greg Hawks. Featuring a huge cast and crew that generously gave themselves, their creativity, and talents to this collaborative project.
Watch the My Dumb Face Teaser – https://vimeo.com/143191408
Synopsis – It’s the crappiest night of ALY’s life. Early-30s, her life lacking direction, she’s been all but abandoned by her mother for a psychotic step-dad, the same step-dad who left her stranded at a rural roadside bar. But when death metal promoter MARCUS steps up as her unlikely savior, the ensuing road trip leads ALY to a personal crossroads: Does she take a path of emotional retreat, or dare to fight for what matters?This 24 minute mini-masterpiece will leave you thinking long after the credits roll.
BeeryMedia.com recently produced this overview of bioMASON, the thriving start-up that makes bricks out of bacteria! bioMASON Inc. was founded in 2012 by Founder and CEO, Ginger Krieg Dosier. bioMASON is a unique biotechnology start-up manufacturing company with a natural process that will revolutionize the building and construction industry. bioMASON employs natural microorganisms and chemical processes to manufacture biological cement-based masonry building materials. Visit biomason.com
Using three HD cameras for a fast paced discussion with the companies principles, and a slider, time-lapse, and even some underwater equipment, we had a wonderful time filming and producing this profile for BioMASON and their investors. We even animated their logo to visually represent their technology.
This is the second video we have done with BioMASON and look forward to the next one, their lab and offices are so very cool.
One of the best parts of being a production company is having the chance to meet and work with folks from all walks of life. This year we had the chance to fly to Arizona and meet Mark Woodson and his wife. Mark is an engineer that has made positive engineering changes in his hometown of Flagstaff. Working closely with ASCE once again, we created a short profile of Mark, The American Society of Civil Engineers 2016 President. Produced by Beery Media, and screened in New York City’s Times Square Marriott at their 2015 Conference. You can see the results below. Congratulations Mark!