Nov 13, 2014The 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.
Nov 13, 2014Jon 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.”
Nov 7, 2014On 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
Nov 5, 2014Current 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.
Oct 30, 2014Film professor, Dr. David Thomas, recently attended the prestigious CILECT Congress 2014 at Chapman University as a representative of Ohio University Film. CILECT(Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinema et de Television, or The International Association of Film and Television Schools)
Oct 30, 2014Recently, artistic director/head of Ohio University Film, Steven Ross, and film professor, Dr. David Thomas, hosted a get-together and networking event for alumni living and working in Los Angeles
Sep 17, 2014With thousands of miles between them, George Mooradian, the five-time Emmy-nominated cinematographer and 1971 Division of Film alum, and Wenting Deng, a second-year MFA student, formed a bond spanning from Los Angeles to Athens.
Sep 16, 2014The Athena Cinema partners with Film Division, Center of Southeast Asian Studies and Shao Oversea Chinese Center to present two special film collections from Southeast Asian region, Letters from South and Tropical Seasonings to Ohio University.
In Athena Cinema: Tropical Seasonings on October 1st, Wednesday, at 7pm; and, Letters from South on November 2nd, Sunday, at 7pm.