Wayne Shipley returned to Chesapeake Arts Center last weekend to host the premiere of his second independent Western film, "Day of the Gun."
Before his filmmaking career, Shipley taught English and theater arts for 30 years at Andover and North County high schools.
Then, in retirement, Shipley brought his extensive background to Chesapeake Arts Center in 1998 as the center's first executive director, establishing Chesapeake's firm base as a regional arts venue before leaving in spring 2004.
Since then, he pursued film and released his first independent Western, "One-Eyed Horse," in 2008. He said he learned a lot about the business in that first...