Photo of Filmmaker Adam White in the cockpit of an airplane.

WSU history symposium features filmmaker Adam White

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Wright State University’s fourth annual Public History Graduate Symposium explores History Through a Prism: Untold Stories with Emmy winning aviation filmmaker Adam White on Friday, March 13th, 2015 in the Apollo Room of the Student Union.

Adam White, a graduate of Wright State’s film program, has won multiple regional Emmy Awards for his films The Restorers, Red Tail Reborn and The Restorers: They Were All Volunteers, and an Emmy for Cinematography for the PBS documentary “Generations: Cuyahoga Valley National Park”. White and his company Hemlock Films received the rare “Special Achievement” award from the International Council of Airshows in 2011 for his new film Rise Above.

Currently, White is working to release his new series The Restorers. He’s also producing the new PBS documentary “Beyond the Powder,” about the first women’s air race in 1929.

With over 25 years of freelancer experience, White has worked in most media in various roles. He spends most of his time working as a director/cinematographer with a specialty in SteadiCam working on big budget Hollywood films, TV shows, award winning documentaries and commercials.

This event is sponsored by the Wright State University Department of History, Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, Public History Professionals Student Organization, Public History Alumni and the National Aviation Heritage Alliance.

View the full symposium and reception schedule. Register online or by calling (937) 775-2092.

WSU history symposium features filmmaker Adam White
Apollo Room, Student Union, Wright State University 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435