Press

Articles & Interviews

April 10, 2015: Portland Art Museum

April 2015: WV Public Radio Features Elaine Sheldon

April 2015: Civic Media Project: Was HOLLOW Successful On-The-Ground?

March 19, 2015: Best Practices for Immersive Storytelling: StoryCode Report

March 9, 2015: POV MAGAZINE features HOLLOW on list of “Interactive Docs for Nonbelievers”

February 10, 2015: HOLLOW at Big Sky Film Festival in Montana

January 23, 2015: Columbia University Visuals Interviews HOLLOW makers

January 2015: International Journalists’ Network

January 13, 2015: Meet Your Maker, Elaine McMillion Sheldon on Storybench

January 2015: Southern Living, Elaine Sheldon named 1 of 50 who are “Changing the South”

November 14, 2014: PBS Media Shift on Long-Form Interactive Journalism

October 23, 2014: HOLLOW at Magnum Foundation’s Photo Ex Symposium

October 20, 2014: HOLLOW wins Innovation Award at FNC Montreal

October 5: HOLLOW at American Museum of Natural History & FNC Montreal

October 1: Team Attends EMMY Awards

September 27: Won Excellence & Innovation in Visual Storytelling award: ONA Awards

July 23, 2014: Senator Manchin hosts screening at U.S. Capitol

May 22, 2014: Takeaways from HOLLOW (PR Newswire)

May 19, 2014: Hollow wins a 2013 Peabody

April 24, 2014: Jeff Soyk talks about the UX design of Hollow

April 2, 2014: Featured on Lens Culture

March 19, 2014: Elaine and the “meaning of home” on Little White Lies

March 24, 2014: World Press Photo Juror, Grant Scott, talks about HOLLOW

March 13, 2014: Ignite.me Artist Interview with Elaine McMillion Sheldon

March 12, 2014: NEW Project: Open call for your stories about small towns

March 1, 2014: Hollow selected as a finalist at SXSW Interactive

January 21, 2014: Hollow team share their lessons learned in 1-hour chat

January 9, 2014: Hollow featured in 12 Best Multimedia Reports of 2013

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January 1, 2014: CollabDocs: 13 Tweets from 2013 Revisited

December 17, 2013: New film for NYT series

December 13, 2013: Hollow featured in “One Year of Scrolltelling

December 19, 2013: One Year in Now Media

December 5, 2013: POV #docchat Recap

November 30, 2013: IDFA Doc Awards

November 12, 2013: Hollow featured in Southern Glossary magazine

November 11, 2013: Hollow awarded the FWA ADOBE Cutting Edge 

November 8, 2013: West Virginia University Screening

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November 1, 2013: Hollow selected for International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam’s Doc Lab

October 8, 2013: Hollow featured on Chrome Experiments

October 2, 2013: Future of Storytelling features Hollow in StoryArcade

October 1, 2013: McMillion named Cartoon Network FoST Fellow

August 28, 2013: New York Film Festival Convergence

September 27, 2013: Hollow awarded CSS Winner

September 26, 2013: Hollow: The Next Step For Social Documentary?

September 26, 2013: Filmmaker Magazine: Hollow

September 6, 2013: PBS POV Blog Interview

August 29, 2013: Los Angeles Times: Best of the Web

August 22, 2013: McMillion’s coal mining short featured on The Atlantic

August 1, 2013: Hollow to be featured as a Case Study at IFP

July 31, 2013: Interactive Docs and the Future of Journalism

July 18, 2013: Elaine McMillion named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film

July 11, 2013: What do residents think about Hollow?

July 5, 2013: Participatory Documentary: Interview with HOLLOW director, Elaine McMillion

July 2, 2013: CollabDocs Interviews HOLLOW Director, Elaine McMillion

July 1, 2013: American Futures: an analysis of HOLLOW by CollabDocs

July 1, 2013: HTML5 narration finds its way through HOLLOW

June 27, 2013: Residents give documentaries ‘Hollow,”Oxyana’ vastly differing reviews

June 27, 2013: “A genuinely interesting look at the rise and fall of small town America.”

June 29, 2013: Interactive documentary of West Virginia county covers many universal rural issues

June 21, 2013: McDowell County documentary shines positive light on area

June 20, 2013: Huffington Post: ‘Hollow’ Has Launched, And It Is Magnificent

June 20, 2013: New York Times: Op-Doc West Virginia, Still Home

June 20, 2013: McDowell documentary project available today

June 17, 2013: HOLLOW debuts on W.Va. Day, screenings Saturday

April 20, 2013: Elaine McMillion speaks at TFI Conference in NYC

March 14, 2013: Elaine McMillion featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s “The New Digital Storytelling” series

March 10, 2013: Elaine McMillion and HOLLOW featured on Tribeca Film Institute’s Sandbox

January 24, 2013: Elaine McMillion featured by WVU School of Journalism (video)

January 18, 2013: Elaine McMillion speaks about stereotypes in WV on “That Conversation” podcast

January 5, 2013: HOLLOW featured in WVU Alumni Magazine

December 12, 2012: HOLLOW team presents at MIT OpenDocLab

December 8, 2012:Jeff Soyk and Elaine McMillion represent HOLLOW at Tribeca Film Hackathon

December 5, 2012: Elaine McMillion speaks about HOLLOW at WVU Capital Classic Luncheon

November 25, 2012: West Virginia Humanities Council awards HOLLOW $20,000

November 19, 2012: Elaine McMillion discusses HOLLOW on panel at Harvard Law School

October 18, 2012: HOLLOW photographs featured in Charleston art exhibit

September 28, 2012: Elaine McMillion and Jeff Soyk present at the Points North Documentary Forum at Camden International Film Festival

August 22, 2012: Tribeca Film Institute awards a New Media grant to “Hollow”

July 18, 2012: Filmmakers discuss community-driven media

July 1, 2012: Elaine speaks about “Hollow” on WVVA-News In-Focus

May 22, 2012: “Hollow” named a project “you should know about” by i-DOCS (UK)

May 2, 2012: “Hollow” featured on WV Pubcast (NPR)

May 1, 2012: “Hollow” featured on Coal Tattoo

May 1, 2012: “Hollow” featured by Appalachian History.net

April 27, 2012: “Hollow” featured by The Hillville Magazine