Boulder Community Media (BCM) is a 501(c)(3) organization authorized and approved to do business in Wyoming as Wyoming Community Media (WCM). WCM is dedicated to democratizing media in all its forms – printed, painted, sculpted, digitized – and making them accessible to all on small and large screens, exhibition space – through empowering communities to become sustainable in their own ways.
WCM doesn’t directly save whales or protect children or other traditional community and social services, but empowers others to attain their goals and missions through:
- community education for students of all ages
- full range of digital media production from preproduction to distribution
- event production
- education in digital arts
- nonprofit fiscal agency
- live event planning and implementation
- social media marketing strategies.
Lincoln Court Urban Mixed Use Intentional Creative Community Project
WCM has taken on an ambitious project to develop 20 acres on the West End of Cheyenne, Wyoming. The project is an ambitious one and will include affordable and market rate housing, cohousing, and supportive businesses. The over arching context is creating a creative community that shares the arts and culture, nurtures artisan entrepreneurs, provides a venue for art exhibitions, movie screenings, creative studio spaces. Check it out on the Lincoln Court facebook page.
WCM is a production company that provides high production value with fast turn around and within most any budget:
- Pre-production – scriptwriting, casting, location scouting
- Production services – cameras and operation (Sony HDV V1U, Sony HDV A1U); Lights – flat panel, soft boxes; Sound – Sony wired and wireless mikes, Audiotechnics boom; Action – direction, craft services, transport and other support services.
- Post Production – DVD authoring, web streaming
Fiscal Agency – Co-Production
Are you working on a project and you’d like to do it with non-profit status? WCM sponsors and co-produces projects for individuals or organizations without 501(c)(3) status. Non-profit status provides many benefits: productions be covered under the WCM liability insurance, be eligible for grants from foundations and the government, investors in your project can enjoy a tax exempt donation as allowed by law.
Distribution and Social Media Marketing
WCM not only can produce top quality digital media that conveys your message, WCM can help you get your message seen and heard through harnessing social media like facebook, twitter and myspace. WCM can work with you to meld social media marketing with your existing advertising and outreach approaches.
WCM provides community-based educational services to students of all ages in the Wyoming and beyond. Teaching may be on an individual basis or for groups. WCM works closely with local school districts, colleges and universities to develop “hands-on” practical out-of-school learning opportunities in all facets of production, behind and in front of the camera. Student teams produce programs for community TV channels and web streaming. WCM has taught for Wind River Tribal College, Laramie County Community College, Carbon County Higher Education.
Wyoming Creative MediaPlex
WCM plans to establish the Wyoming Creative Media-Plex as a part of the Lincoln Court project on the West End of Cheyenne. The MediaPlex will consist of a home for the creative community education programs, co-working, artist studio space, screening a small performance venue.
WCM is not stranger to this idea. WCM sister organization, Boulder Community Media (BCM) managed 4,000 sq ft in the Boulder Creative Media-Plex located a half-block off the Pearl Street Mall in Downtown Boulder, Colorado.
109 E. 17th Street Suite 40 : Cheyenne, WY 82001 : 307-509-0182 : EMAIL WCM