Pre-visualization with computer animation

  • Posted on: 20 December 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Pre-visualization is the use of computer animation to visualize something before it actually exists. Often it's used with architecture like the example presented here. This animation was developed as part of a fund raising video for the West Virginia Sports Museum and Hall of Fame, so we needed to go beyond just creating a true-to-life representation of the final building. We needed imagery that would fire the imagination and get people excited!

Christmas Tree Farming Grows to Become Statewide Holiday Industry

  • Posted on: 1 December 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Charleston, WV – That real Christmas Tree you are or have already decorated could very well have been grown right here in West Virginia. The Christmas Tree industry has grown rapidly in recent years becoming one of the leading specialty agricultural crops in the state.

Stop The HIT Roundtable

  • Posted on: 13 October 2011
  • By: The Media Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – On Thursday, October 13, 2011 West Virginia small business owners and business leaders from Charleston, Wheeling, Beckley, Winfield and other areas of the state met with representatives from local and statewide business groups to address how the HIT will slow the economic recovery and the importance of repealing the tax before it siphons billions of dollars from the small business community.

West Virginia Oil and Gas Expo

  • Posted on: 5 October 2011
  • By: The Media Center

Morgantown, W.Va. – Due to the state's key position in the Marcellus and Utica Shale formations, West Virginia’s Oil and Natural Gas industry continues to flourish. Top companies in the industry have continuing operations and headquarters in the Mountain State, with several key decision-makers calling the Mountain State their home. Those key decision-makers in the industry are attending the 1st annual West Virginia Oil and Gas Expo.

MRAP Military Vehicle Training

  • Posted on: 20 September 2011
  • By: The Media Center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia National Guard hosted an opening ceremony for an innovative training program and facility Monday, Sept. 19 at 9 a.m. at the Center for National Response in Standard, W.Va (Memorial Tunnel, just off I-64). The new training program and facility was designed to prepare U.S. forces to navigate challenging terrain they face daily in countries including Afghanistan, Iraq, and others.