Segment 1: "Conversations on Creativity" with host Frances Costikyan. She talks with Ann Sullivan, a long-time staff writer for the Oregonian, about her life, upbringing, and her work as a woman journalist. (0:30:10) Interstitial is a fundraising pledge request from TVAP Director Liz Lynch, (0:34:36) followed by a short video called "A Walk through the Forest with TVAP" by Stan Hintz, mainly shots of nature, trees, and streams. Segment 2: (0:36:42) "Kids-TV and Other Works by Young People" discussion with Kids-TV Producer, David Bryant, and Anne Bell, the Education Coordinator of the Northwest Film and Video Center / Northwest Film Study Center (now Northwest Film Center). Bell discusses several initiatives by the Center and shows clips from "Kids-TV," a program produced during the Artquake Festival downtown, and "The Columbia River Gorge: A Natural History," a stop-motion and live action film produced at Cleveland High School as part of a biology class through the Filmmakers in Schools program.
Segment 1 credits: Written, directed, produced and hosted by Frank Fayssoux; Executive Producer Cathy Adams; Associate Producer Ken Darby; Camera, Ken Darby; Additional Camera Work, John Seigendall and Peter Lesueur; Character Generator, Roy "Dusty" Nicholas; Edited by Frank Fayssoux with assistance from PCA staff. Equipment and Support, TVAP, Liz Lynch; Coordinator, PCA and Liberty Cable. Cast: Frank Fayssoux; Blackie, Hobo Tramp; John Stone, Oregon Employment Division; John Lee, Baloney Joe's; Teresa Brothers, Pacific Northwest Bell; Sr. Marjorie Ille, Rich Hotel Manager; Charles Hamilton, Rich Hotel Resident; Michael Stoops, Burnside Community Council; Cathy Adams, Burnside Bridge; Marvin Welt, Youth Job Developer, City of Portland.
Segment 2 credits: Host, Steve Brown; Guests, Sue Preece and James Brown, Jr.; Producer, Steve Brown; Director, Stan Hintz; Technical Director, John Hills; Floor Director, Frank Fayssoux; Video, Ken Darby; Audio, Ron Cummings; Camera Operators, Cecilia Goodnight and Dan Sackett; Lights and Set, Dan Sackett, John Hills and Ron Cummings; Electronic Graphics, Steve Ward. Music by Don Latarski.