‘Canes Film Showcase

Celebrating excellence in student production, featuring competitively selected student films produced at the Department of Cinematic Arts during the 2021-22 academic year. Join our special guest, Hollywood film producer Ben Everard, A.B. ’06, for a reception honoring our students’ work, followed by a screening of their award-winning films—and vote for your favorite. Ben Everard, A.B. ’06, co-founder of Grey Matter Productions, has produced films such as Lights Out, Hang Men, The Laundromat, and Walt Before Mickey. His latest film, Yes Day, was Netflix’s most-watched movie upon its release in 2021. [...]

2022-05-02T16:00:20-04:00May 19, 2022||

Cinematic Arts Students Make a Movie in China

By: Karina Valdes When cinematic arts students were faced with challenges that could have prevented them from making a film, they adapted and used technology to connect globally and created their own opportunity. “What if we made a film in China?” Ali Habashi, assistant professor of professional practice, asked the students in his fall 2020 CCA 351 class, Intermediate Filmmaking, through Zoom. Habashi had 18 students in his online filmmaking class, with two students unable to leave China because of the travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. In a [...]

2021-03-19T15:33:58-04:00March 19, 2021|Motion Pictures|