GeneaBloggers Radio Episode 44
Celebrate Your Family in Film
Friday, November 18, 2011
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Celebrate Your Family in Film
Our special guests will include: David Adelman, founder of Reel Tributes and Rebecca Whitman Koford, Director of Genealogy at Reel Tributes, who will tell us how their company can help you create a documentary film starring your family! Lorine McGinnis Schulze of the Olive Tree Genealogy website will discuss her recent project involving conversion of old home movies and videos to digital formats. And Paula Hinkel of the Southern California Genealogical Society will give us a “sneak preview” of the SCGS Jamboree in June 2012 with the theme “Lights, Cameras, Ancestors!”
David is a graduate of Harvard University, cum laude. He earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar and a McGowan Fellow. Prior to founding Reel Tributes, David was a private equity investor and a strategic consultant. In his free time, David enjoys traveling and watching historical documentary films.
Rebecca Whitman Koford
Rebecca graduated summa cum laude from the University of Redlands. She has been interested in genealogy ever since she could read, poring over her parents’ old handwritten documents. She is a Genealogical Instructor for Howard Community College and has lectured at museums, conferences, and historical societies. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, NY Genealogical & Biographical Society, and treasurer of the National Capital Area Chapter for the Association of Professional Genealogists.
- Reel Tributes
- Using Video to Better Understand a Family’s Past
- Modern Luxury Magazine article about Reel Tributes
- Your Favorite Memory Contest
- 11 Attributes of the Perfect Gift for the Holiday season
Lorine McGinnis Schulze
Lorine McGinnis Schulze is a Canadian genealogist who has been involved in the fields of genealogy and history for more than thirty years.
Lorine is the creator and owner of Olive Tree Genealogy website at http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com and several other websites, all bringing free genealogical content online for genealogists and historians.
Lorine is active in the genealogy community with several blogs including Olive Tree Genealogy blog at http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com and Ask Olive Tree at http://askolivetree.blogspot.com. Here visitors can submit queries and challenging questions for an answer from Lorine. In February 2011 she was an official blogger for RootsTech Technology and Genealogy Convention in Salt Lake City Utah.
Lorine is the author of many published genealogical articles and books on genealogy and history. Her list of published works is available at http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/published.shtml.
Olive Tree Genealogy has been online since February 1996 and is one of the oldest genealogy websites online. Lorine’s website was among the first to bring primary sources to the Internet with its passenger lists of ships from the Netherlands to New York in the 17th Century. Lorine specializes in early Ships Passenger Lists to America and Canada, as well as New Netherland (17th Century New York), Loyalist research and Ontario genealogy research.
Lorine has been a frequent instructor in various IRC (Internet Relay Chat) Workshops for genealogical studies. She is a volunteer host for several Ontario GenWeb sites and USGenWeb sites. She also volunteers as an administrator for over 30 genealogy mailing lists and more than 2 dozen genealogy message boards. In addition, Lorine is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and ONAPG (Ontario Chapter).
- Olive Tree Genealogy Website
- Published Books & Articles
- Olive Tree Genealogy Blog
- Ask Olive Tree Blog
- Olive Tree Genealogy Newsletter
Within two hours of firing up an Ancestry.com fourteen-day trial, Paula Hinkel traced her paternal grandmother’s family to medieval France, chevaliers and the Keeper of the King’s Bread. The discoveries, while unproven and undocumented, were enough to ignite genealogy fever. She fortunately recognized the need to learn “the right way” and joined the Southern California Genealogical Society. She brings a unique set of skills to her roles as vice-president of SCGS and co-chair of the Society’s annual conference, the successful and popular Southern California Genealogy Jamboree. Paula is a self-described technology instigator and helped implement many of the Society’s technological advances. Her volunteer responsibilities at SCGS include:
- Vice President 2004-2005, 2008-2011
- President 2006
- Co-Chair of SCGS Jamboree 2006-present
- Website designer and editor
- The Searcher (quarterly journal) contributor
- Marketing, Publicity and Promotion, Blog and Social Media Editor
- Southern California Genealogical Society
- SCGS Blog
- SCGS Genealogy Jamboree Blog
- GeneaPress – http://www.geneapress.com
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- Genealogy Blogging Events November 18-25, 2011
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