About the Project
The Woodland Park documentary explores the past of a small neighborhood that can be traced back to the post-Revolutionary War days when it became a center of commerce on the east side. The film depicts how area was settled the area in the early 1800s and went through several transformations in the last one hundred years.
The project was made possible by grants from the Greater Columbus Arts Council and from private donors.
About the Producers
ChristinaPaolucci is an award winning photojournalist who worked for more than a decade as a daily news photographer before becoming an independent multimedia producer. She currently teaches photography at Columbus State Community College. Paolucci has a B.A. in Photojournalism from Western Kentucky University and a M.A. in Photography at Ohio University. She has been recognized twice with the Best Press Photographer’s Portfolio from the Minnesota Newspaper Association, the Humanitarian Award from the Associated Press, Clip Winner of the Year from the Minnesota News Photographers Association. Paolucci has been featured in two Rick Smolan’s day-in-a-life picture book series; America 24/7 and My America at Home.
Scott Spears is an Emmy winning cinematographer for the PBS broadcast film, The Birthmark and won a Blue Cable Access Award for directing the documentary “Reasonable Doubt.” Spears has over 25 years experience in film and video production having acted as cinematographer on over 30 feature films. Currently, he is teaching screenwriting at Ohio State University and is the president of the Mid Ohio Filmmakers Association. Spears has a B.F.A. and M.A. from Ohio State University in Cinema Production.
Spears and Paolucci were producers for “Zane’s Trace: Into the Wilderness,” a Ohio Humanities Council radio/audio series for the See Ohio First project and were the producers for the Legacy of Eastgate featured during the 200Columbus series.