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High-wire artist Philippe Petit says that discovering our hidden creativity is essential for making a wondrous life. The Utah Arts Festival and KUER's RadioWest are hosting the Creative Utah Project, a series of art challenges to help Utahns young and old discover their hidden creativity and unleash their artistic powers. YOU are the artist. Check back here for the weekly challenges or subscribe to the RadioWest podcast. Then, send us your works of art by tagging #creativeutah on social media or by emailing radiowest@kuer.orgUtah Arts Festival runs June 25 - 28th. Get more information.If you're looking for inspiration, you can also listen to this collection of RadioWest conversations on the creative process.

#CreativeUtah: Motion

Josh Weathers, VideoWest

So, here's #CreativeUtah Challenge No. 2. This is our partnership with the Utah Arts Festival, and each week between now and the festival, we're posting a short podcast to help inspire you to be an artist yourself.

This week, we're asking you to capture a moment of motion on video and post it online with the hashtag #CreativeUtah. Don't overthink it - this could be as short as a 6 second Vine.

We sat down with filmmakers Travis Pitcher and Joseph LeBaron of the Salt Lake-based documentary film group called The Good Line. The shared with us how an image can inspire them, why paying attention is so important, and why there's no excuse for just going out and making your film.

We asked VideoWest producer Josh Weathers to make a sample to get you going as well. We're also sharing the moment from the short film High Line Slack Line that Joseph LeBaron refers to in the podcast.

Watch the full version of https://vimeo.com/53700974">High Line Slack Line by The Good Line.

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
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