Steven Pecchia-Bekkum independent film collection, 2003  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Pecchia-Bekkum, Steven
Title
Steven Pecchia-Bekkum independent film collection
Dates
2003 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 DVD.
Collection Number
A0773
Summary
The Steven Pecchia-Bekkum independent film collection (2003) consists of a documentary about John Fillwalk, a video installation artist who teaches at Ball State University in Indiana. The film is shot in Southern Utah and Northern Arizona. Pecchia-Bekkum is a Salt Lake City filmmaker and adjunct assistant professor who teaches film production and traditional animation at the University of Utah. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Steven Pecchia-Bekkum has worked in film and video education since 1991 when he received Associate of Science degrees in filmmaking and video production from Minneapolis Community and Technical College. He graduated from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts with an emphasis in translating literary works into film. In 2002 he earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in film from the University of Utah. In addition to his years teaching production, animation and screenwriting classes at the University of Utah, Pecchia-Bekkum has taught film studies at Weber State University and mentored young filmmakers at Salt Lake City's Spy Hop productions. In 2011 he began designing the Film Department's new "Sound for Film and Video" course based on years of experience in production and post-production sound.

Steven Pecchia-Bekkum has written and directed several films, most notably Walking in the Valley of the Gods (2003), which was an official selection of the Anchorage International Film Festival, the Hollywood DV Film Festival, the Edgeworks Film Festival and the Utah Short Film & Video Festival.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Steven Pecchia-Bekkum independent film collection (2003) consists of a documentary about John Fillwalk, a video installation artist who teaches at Ball State University in Indiana. The film is shot in Southern Utah and Northern Arizona. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).

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Processing Note

Processed by Jimi Jones in 2004.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
disc
1 Walking in the Valley of the Gods

DVD
Steven Pecchia-Bekkum describes his documentary as, "An exploration of Zen and the art of video tourism. John Fillwalk, renowned for his video installation work, discusses his approach to his work against the breathtaking backdrop of Monument Valley and surrounding regions. Armed with a high definition video camera and four wheel drive jeep, he searches for the perfect locations for his latest experimental creation." 20:00.Featuring John, Eva and Lily FillwalkDirecting, Videography and Editing by Steven Pecchia-BekkumProduction Assistance by Jill Pecchia-BekkumOriginal Music by the Buck Naked Beavers
2003

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Artists--Utah
  • Independent filmmakers

Corporate Names

  • University of Utah

Form or Genre Terms

  • Moving images