Motion Pictures News

  • Award-winning Production Designer Jeannine Oppewall is coming to the Cosford Cinema at University of Miami to present on Meaning and Ideas in Film Design on February 9 from 6-7:30 p.m.

    Sponsored by the Department of Cinema and Interactive Media at the School of Communication at UM, the event is open to the public and admission is free. The presentation will include clips of her work followed by a Q&A session.

  • University of Miami graduate Gretchen Schroeder, B.S.C. in Motion Pictures ’15, accepted a position as an American Cinema Editors Intern. Only two recent college graduates with experience in, and a passion for, film editing are chosen nation-wide to be a part of this four-week program each year. Schroeder is one of only two UM alumni who have been offered this internship; the other UM alumna who interned at ACE is Rachel Schreibman, B.S.C. Motion Pictures ’10, in 2011. 

  • Jason Berman, one of the producers of the independent film Little Accidents spoke to Robert “Trae” DeLellis’ Survey of Motion Pictures class on October 22. Little Accidents, starring Elizabeth Banks, Boyd Holbrook, and Jacob Lofland, focuses on a small mining town after a terrible coal mine accident. The film was shown at Sundance Film Festival in January 2014 and was released in theaters a year later.

  • Father-daughter duo, David Isaacs and Andie Isaacs paired up to create and produce the pilot of an original sitcom Life On Mars that will now premiere at their alma mater, the University of Miami.

    David Isaacs is a University of Miami School of Communication alumnus that has more than 40 years of experience in production and writing: titles include, M*A*S*H, Cheers, Wings, Frasier, Becker, and Mad Men.

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