Next Spring, Thesis HTC student Logan Marshall will graduate this program in the post-production track. During his undergraduate HTC time in the School of Film, Marshall has worked on dozens of student and professional projects in a variety of roles, but found his love for storytelling in the art of editing. Working alongside directors to create strong stories, Marshall’s love of filmmaking thrives. Below, we get a peek into his mind as he took some time out from his busy schedule to answer questions regarding the post-production process.
Lauressa Nicholson, a MFA Thesis student, brought her dramatic film, For a Better Life, to life in the city of New York. Read about how she did it and more.
The School of Film offers several different specialization tracks for MFA and HTC students. Thesis student Jacob Midkiff was kind enough to answer some questions pertaining to the cinematography track. In his two years here, Midkiff has worked on dozens of student films and has spent his summers gaining industry experience on professional sets. Recently, Midkiff had a couple different pieces (as an actor, as a director, and as a director of photography [DP]) screen at this past spring’s Athens International Film and Video Festival.
Learn more about Michelle David, an MFA thesis student, and her touching adventurous film, The Good Boys.
The Athena Cinema is opening its doors once again to OU Alumni as Kathy Swanson and Vince O’Connell bring their feature-length film, Farmer of the Year, to Athens, Ohio. Screenings take place on Tuesday, April 16th, at 7 PM, Wednesday, April 17th, at 5 PM, and Thursday, April 18th , at 7 PM. All screenings have a Q&A afterwards.
As we welcomed the Space Brothers, we also said goodbye to the special events portion of the Athens International Film and Video Festival. Last night, Ohio University alum and filmmaker Jodi Wille presided over the program, “Welcome Space Brothers! The Films of the Unarius Academy of Space with Jodi Wille.” The presentation kicked off with Wille’s 2016 short documentary We Are Not Alone, which followed with a “mixtape” of short Unarium films, curated by spiritual follower Kevin Kennedy. Kennedy and his wife then answered a few questions from the audience before screening the 1980 feature The Arrival.
Showcasing her films The Lingerie Show, Little Red Giant, The Monster That I Was, Tears For Narcissus, No Such Luck, and Bottomland, filmmaker/director/animator/painter/teacher Laura Harrison gave the audience a look into her mind and artistic spirit.
Chris Sullivan, a Pittsburgh born filmmaker and professor at The Art Institute of Chicago, brought his uniquely innovative and emotionally touching animated film, Consuming Spirits, to the Athena Cinema last night. Sullivan’s work is a truly original creation that is all of his own. A former student of Sullivan describes him as “a genuine arthouse polymath. He slices. He dices. He does it all.”