Dawning of a New Age: the Freshly-Minted BFA in Film Program

Dawning of a New Age: the Freshly-Minted BFA in Film Program

The School of Film at Ohio University will be going through a growth spurt this upcoming fall when the officially-approved new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film will go into effect. Accepting up to twelve new students on a rolling basis, the program will be phased in over the next four years.

On Set with MFA Robert Kaithern

On Set with MFA Robert Kaithern

Robert Kaithern a 3rd year MFA thesis student brought his magically surreal adventure, Per Ignem, into our reality over the course of the spring semester. Kaithern illuminates the story of “a young man searching for a path in the surreal dreamscape of his subconscious.”

Interview with Rafal Sokolowski on Directing Actors

Interview with Rafal Sokolowski on Directing Actors

Directing is often about collaboration – the production, the costuming, and the script. Most importantly, it’s about collaborating with the actors. Because a director who isn't directing actors is simply directing cameras. And that’s not even half as interesting. Below, Rafal Sokolowski, assistant professor at Ohio University Film Division and director of 22 Chaser, talks about his experiences in working with actors and what the next generation of directors need to know.

On Set With MFA Blaize Hart

On Set With MFA Blaize Hart

A look at Blaize Hart’s , a 2nd Year MFA Film Production student, film called Gone Before I Left.

On Set with MFA Bruno M. Viana

On Set with MFA Bruno M. Viana

Bruno M. Viana a 3rd-year thesis MFA Film Production student successfully defended his thesis film Colorfool. “In search of his own self-esteem, an enigmatic man has the mission of bringing hope and joy to a children's hospital.”

Doc Filmmaking in the Sleeping Giant

Doc Filmmaking in the Sleeping Giant

Many Ohio University students took the winter off to relax and catch up on some much-needed sleep. But our 1st-year MFA students took to documenting the lives of others instead. Two MFAs, Zeran Lei and Eve Zhao, returned home to China to shoot their documentaries. There, they would capture stories and characters on film and bring them back to the states to be edited and screened.

On Set with MFA Tabitha Kennedy

On Set with MFA Tabitha Kennedy

Tabitha Kennedy, a 2nd year MFA Film Production student, brought her thrilling film, “Para-Red” from virtual reality into reality last fall.