Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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Tara

Tara L. Lavigne, Producer & Archivist

Tara enjoys historical preservation and working with archival collections. In 2002, she launched PROFILE! Magazine, an award winning television program that focuses on history, travel and the arts. Working with archival collections in Western New York Tara produced programs showcasing The Riviera Vaudeville Theater, Herschell Carrousel Factory, Mt Hope Cemetery, Willard Memorial Chapel, The Seward Mansion, and Watkins Glen State Park.

She was twice honored with the Best in Show Award from the Northeast Alliance of Community Media's Video Festival for her historic documentaries: Asbury First: A Historic Gothic Cathedral in Rochester, New York and Historic Charleston Getaway.  She also won two First Place Awards for Magazine Format for her popular travel programs Daytrippers in Western New York and Grand Parks of Western New York.

Tara is a big fan of Early Film History and produced two popular documentaries: Ithaca Made Movies: Theodore Wharton's Silent Picture Studio in Western New York and The Theodore Case Sound-On-Film Research Laboratory in Auburn, New York.  She is currently archiving two unique movie collections: The California Theater "Mother Mildred Pitts" Silent Picture Stills and The Reverend Harry Bristow's 16mm Christian Cinema Film. She also enjoys researching and adding new images to her archival collections.


 

Gerard Regula, Technical Director

Gerard is the Technical Director, Videographer, and Digital Editor of Starlight Video Productions, an independent videography company. Since 2002, he helped produce PROFILE! Magazine, an award-winning television show and has worked as a consultant on a variety of television programs.

As a professional speaker, Gerard has developed and conducted technical training for Fortune 500 companies such as Eastman Kodak and Johnson & Johnson.


He has written and published magazine articles and is an experienced website designer.  Gerard particularly enjoys doing voice-over narration for video production and working with music soundtracks. He is accomplished in creating graphic designs for websites, newsletters, and advertising.