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Steven Middleton

Instructor of Mass Communication in the Dept. of Communication, Media and Languages (School of English, Communication, Media and Languages)Middleton.jpg
 

Specializations & Courses Taught

  • Specializations: Mass Communication, Documentary, Video Production, Television Production and Social Media Management
  • COMS 110 - Strategic Messaging
  • CVM 210 - Media Literacy
  • CVM 240 - TV Studio Practices
  • CVM 340 - Advanced TV Studio Practices
  • CVM 320 - Feature and Documentary Writing
  • CVM 410 - Social Media Strategies 
 

Profile

Middleton teaches and researches in the field of documentary film production, social media management, and TV studio production. He is an experienced instructor of mass communication courses as well as skills-based courses in TV Production, Social Media, and Documentary filmmaking.

Research

Middleton's research focuses on documentary film focusing on social, imaginative, ethnographic, and eccentric stories about Appalachia and the American South. When filming, exceeding the divide between observer and subject. His films have been featured in film festivals internationally, and broadcast on Kentucky PBS affiliate Kentucky Educational Television (KET) Arkansas PBS affiliate Ozark Mountain Television, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and WOSU Ohio Public Media.
 

Documentary Films

  • 2010 documentary film Fire In The Mountains winner best short film 2010 Appalachian Film Festival   
  • 2010 documentary film Fire In The Mountains featured documentary at 2010 Hot Springs International Film Festival - Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • 2010 documentary film Fire In The Mountains featured documentary at 2010 Cinema on The Bayou - Lafayette, LA
  • 2010 documentary film Fire In The Mountains aired on KET program Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Film Makers Season 3
  • 2011 documentary film Zen Furnace featured film at Vesak International Buddhist Film Festival - Sri Lanka  
  • 2011 documentary film Zen Furnace aired on KET Program Reel Visions: Spotlight on Kentucky Film Makers Season 4.
  • 2014 Commonwealth Curiosities; An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions aired on Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
  • 2015 Commonwealth Curiosities; An Ode to Kentucky’s Unique Attractions Volume Two aired on Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
  • 2016 - present Co-host/Co-Producer MSUTV Program The Major Minute, and ART THIS
  • 2017 Far Above The Rolling Campus: A History of Morehead State University aired on Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
  • 2017 Between The Rock and the Commonwealth aired on Kentucky Educational Television (KET), and WOSU Ohio Public Media.
  • 2017 Between The Rock and the Commonwealth shown at The Rivers Edge Film Festival, Paducah Kentucky, shown at the 2017 Louisville International Film Festival Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 2018 Map Dot Kentucky aired on Kentucky Educational Television (KET)
 

Articles about Middleton's Works

 

Contact

215B Breckinridge Hall
606-783-9583
s.middleton@moreheadstate.edu
  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
    1-800-585-6781
  • Admissions
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
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  • Financial Aid
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
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  • Accounting & Financial Services (Student Billing)
    207 Howell-McDowell, Morehead, KY 40351
    606-783-2019
  • Registrar
    201 Ginger Hall, Morehead, KY 40351
    606-783-2008
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