Beth Davison, Co-Director


Dr. Davison is a faculty member in the Interdisciplinary Studies and Co-Directory of University Documentary Film Services. She teaches research methods, statistics  and media classes for Interdisciplinary Studies.  Her documentary projects, screened internationally, in film festivals and on public television include The Denim Dynasty, Eva & Moe and Dulatown. She has produced  many videos for local non-profits including the National Park Service

Tom Hansell, Co-Director

Tom Hansell

Tom Hansell is co-director of University Documentary Film Services and an associate professor in Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University. He is a documentary filmmaker and installation artist who has worked on creative placemaking projects in Appalachia for more than 20 years. His documentary films (Coal Bucket Outlaw, The Electricity Fairy, and After Coal) have been broadcast on public television and screened at international film festivals. A companion book for the After Coal documentary will be published by West Virginia University Press in 2018.