Springfield native Cailee Spaeny has been cast in a lead role in the upcoming box office hit Pacific Rim 2, starring alongside John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens). You might recognize her from her debut film role in a Missouri State electronic arts senior project, Counting to 1000. We sat down with director and writer Josh Pfaff to talk about the filmmaking … [Read more...] about Actress from Missouri State student film earns role in “Pacific Rim 2”
Filmmakers and screen actors often rely on each other to make a production work. This symbiotic relationship is driving a growing collaboration between Missouri State’s department of media, journalism and film, and department of theatre and dance. Overlap in theatre and film Kurt Heinlein, professor of theatre and dance and acting program coordinator, said despite the … [Read more...] about Theatre and film professors partner to give students comprehensive film production experiences
The electronic arts program will be showcased at the Nov. 18 Bears in the Know luncheon. This luncheon will go in-depth about the creativeness and diligence of this award-winning department, with presentations from the following speakers: Mark Biggs, associate professor and associate dean of the College of Arts and Letters Vonda Yarberry, interim department head of … [Read more...] about Electronic arts featured in next Bears in the Know lunch
COAL kicks off convocation day with New Student Lunch The College of Arts and Letters will be welcoming its newest members to campus with a free lunch on the Craig Hall patio from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16. Who says there's no such thing as a 'free lunch'? The luncheon will give new students the opportunity to mingle, find out about student organizations … [Read more...] about Calling all new arts and letters students!
Animation Career Review (ACR) has placed Missouri State's animation program as 21st in its Top 50 Public Animation Schools and Colleges in the U.S., and 13th in its Top 25 Public Animation Schools and Colleges in the Midwest. How programs are ranked ACR ranks schools according to: Academic reputation Admission selectivity Depth and breadth of the program and … [Read more...] about Animation program listed as top in nation