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INTERVIEW WITH PEARL GLUCK, DIRECTOR OF THE TURN OUT

Dec 13, 2014 Former Ohio University Film professor Pearl Gluck sat down with us to talk about the production of her feature film, The Turn Out, which she shot this past summer with the support of many OU Film students on her crew. In this interview, Gluck discusses working with OU Film students, shooting in rural Ohio, where The Turn Out will go from here, and more.
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OU FILM TAKES STEPS TOWARDS GREEN PRODUCTION INITIATIVES

Dec 11, 2014 On Weds., Dec. 4th, Ohio University Film production students attended a presentation on implementing green initiatives and practices into their film sets. Thesis M.F.A. student Vince O’Connell, who is spearheading sustainability practices within the program, organized for guest speakers Amanda Scarano Carter, Chair of Producer’s Guild of America Green West, and Andrew Ladd, Ohio University Recycling and Zero Waste Manager, to speak with students and faculty.
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THESIS SCREENING FOR MATT BURNE

Dec 2, 2014 Thesis M.F.A. student Matt Burne will screen his thesis film, Comfort and Joy, on Sat., Dec. 6, 2014 at 7:00p. The screening will be held at the Ohio University Film Screening Room, located at 31 S. Court St. Athens, Ohio in room 006.
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ALUMNI WIN BIG AT CANNES SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Dec 1, 2014 Three Ohio University Film alumni made significant contributions to the film The Day After Stonewall Died, which was named "Best Short Film" at the 2014 Cannes Short Film Festival.
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M.F.A. STUDENT'S SHORT FILM SELECTED FOR INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS

Dec 1, 2014 Second-year M.F.A. student Priyanka Das's short film, Together, has been accepted to the Siliguri International Film Festival in India and the Cambridge Cinema Short Film Festival in the United Kingdom.
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DIVERSITY IN THE FILM DIVISION

Nov 20, 2014 The 2014-2015 academic year has the distinction of educating the most ethnically diverse group of students the Ohio University Film Division has ever had. Between graduate and H.T.C. students, take a look at which cultures and countries our students represent within the film program.
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ALUMNUS JON NAVEH’S SCHOLARLY WORK PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION

Nov 13, 2014 Jon Naveh (M.A. ’14) will have his article, “Real Dystopic Visions: Cinematic Critiques of Postmodern L.A.,” published in the bi-yearly journal Ekphrasis. The article is included in a 2014 special issue on “Urban Symphonies.”
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ALUMNA PATRICIA PEREZ’S DOCUMENTARY SET FOR RELEASE IN UNITED STATES

Nov 13, 2014 The most recent documentary directed by Patricia Perez (M.F.A. ’01), Finding Gaston, is ready to hit the U.S. market. Produced by Perez’s Chiwake Films and released by Wide House, Finding Gaston follows world-renowned Peruvian chef Gaston Acurio on his journey to use his culinary talents to foster national identity and pride. Perez shows Acurio as more than an award-winning chef, author and entrepreneur and provides a lens into the personal experiences and inspirations that make Acurio a national hero. Perez followed Acurio for two years - traveling to England, Spain, Sweden and the U.S. – to discover the storytelling power of Peruvian cuisine.
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Students Show Off Their Work on The Big Screen

Nov 7, 2014 On the last weekend of July 2013 Irina Zhygalliuk and her crew huddled in a barn with no heat — filming for 14 hours a day — on one of the coldest weeks of the year in which temperatures regularly dropped below zero
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Second Year Film Screening to Take Place Sat., Nov. 8

Nov 5, 2014 Current MFA thesis students will screen short films made during their second year in the program. Screening will take place on Saturday, November 8 at 7:00pm at The Athena Cinema on S. Court St. Tickets are free.
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