Woodward, R. Stanley

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Stan Woodward is a southern auteur and documentary filmmaker. The Woodward Studio Limited produces documentaries on southern folk culture through the themes of American foodway and related traditions. In the 1980s, Woodward served as director of the Media Arts Center and the Communication Wing at the Capital Children's Museum in Washington, D.C., where he got to know animator Chuck Jones. Woodward also worked as filmmaker-in-residence in Georgia, South Carolina, and other locations where he was involved in mentoring independent filmmakers and advising classroom teachers on how to teach students to create Super 8mm films. In the 1990s, Woodward worked on productions of Satellite Distance Learning Broadcasts for various television networks.

From the description of R. Stanley Woodward collection, 1932-2004. WorldCat record id: 740839034

Stan Woodward is a southern auteur and documentary filmmaker. The Woodward Studio Limited produces documentaries on southern folk culture through the themes of American foodway and related traditions. Woodward is known for his own style of filmmaking in which he uses hand-held cameras to make first-person singular documentary films. In the 1980s, Woodward served as the director of the Media Arts Center and the Communication Wing at the Capital Children's Museum in Washington, D.C. During this time and in the Animation Corps, Media Center Animation Workshop, Woodward developed a friendship with animator Chuck Jones. Woodward also worked as filmmaker-in-residence at various locations, including Cherokee County Schools in Georgia in the early 1980s; the Capital Children's Museum in Washington, D.C., from 1983 to 1989; Darien, Conn. circa 1971; and the South Carolina Arts Commission from 1972 to 1980. His work at as filmmaker-in-residence at the South Carolina Arts Commission included mentoring independent filmmakers and advising classroom teachers on how to teach students to create Super 8mm films. In the 1990s, Woodward collaborated with and made productions of Satellite Distance Learning Broadcasts for various television networks.

From the guide to the R. Stanley Woodward Collection, 1932-2004, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.)

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creatorOf Woodward, R. Stanley. R. Stanley Woodward collection, 1932-2004. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. Correspondence, 1865-1913, "Weston" to "Zigno". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf R. Stanley Woodward Collection, 1932-2004 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
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associatedWith Burrison, John A., 1942- person
associatedWith Capital Children's Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Claiborne, Craig. person
associatedWith Eastes, Frank. person
associatedWith Egerton, John. person
associatedWith George C. Marshall Space Flight Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Hausenfluck, Harold. person
associatedWith Jones, Chuck, 1912-2002. person
associatedWith Korvacik, Charles F. person
associatedWith Lee, Harper. person
associatedWith Pillsbury, Richard. person
associatedWith Skylab Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor, Saddler. person
associatedWith United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith University of South Carolina corporateBody
associatedWith Ward, Lester Frank, 1841-1913. person
associatedWith Wolfe, Fred. person
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Virginia
Georgia
Southern States
Grits
Alabama
South Carolina
Washington (D.C.)
North Carolina
New York (N.Y.)
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African American dance
Families--Social life and customs
Astronauts
Stews
Restaurants
Sharecroppers
Storytelling
African American folk art
Barbecuing
Food habits
Serpents
Motion pictures--Study and teaching
Folklore
Cooking, American--Southern style
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