Apr 3, 2015The festival knocks us out of the production routines. It literally takes us out of the spaces where we make films, teach and learn about film, and where we coexist within a fixed hierarchy of students and teachers, the first, second, and third year directors, writers, and critics. During the festival we all become who we really are at the core: creators, practitioners, and film lovers. During the seven days of the fest we turn into fellow artists. This is refreshing
Apr 2, 2015After a recent, special screening of his documentary, Actress, director/editor Robert Greene gave a presentation to current Ohio University Film students about his evolution from student filmmaker to award-winning documentary filmmaker. Greene received his M.F.A. from City College (New York), worked as an editor and post-production supervisor at 4th Row Films and has credits for four documentary features and a number of shorts. He will soon be teaching at University of Missouri, directing the school's new documentary program.
Apr 2, 2015Dance Alum Alexandra Bodnarchuk has been tearing it up since her graduation in 2013. In 2012 she was cast in Bricolage’s STRATA, and that became the basis for her own piece CONNOTATIONS: unknown.
Apr 1, 2015Recently, documentary filmmaker and editor Paul Hill visited with O.U. Film M.F.A. students to engage in discussion about his recently completed feature documentary, Cincinnati Goddamn. Hill edited and co-directed the film with collaborative partner and filmmaker April Martin.
Mar 25, 2015Audience members expecting the stereotypical “dry” opera will be surprised when greeted by singing pirates, dancing sorority girls and singers on roller skates in the Opera Theater Department’s production of Pirates of Penzance.
Mar 25, 2015Matthews said he uses common supplies to create instruments such as propane tanks, welding steel, electrical medal tubing and whirly tubes. He said he tends to think on a large scale but has to remain realistic with his goals so the instrument is as originally envisioned.