Solar Opposites - BEA Graduate Screenwriting - Award of Excellence Matt Neff is a second year graduate student in the Media, Journalism, and Film (MJF) Department’s MFA in Dramatic Writing program. He is set to graduate in May of 2024. Matt describes his inspiration for his favorite project, Solar Opposites, as a “spec episode for the series in which the main characters host a … [Read more...] about Showcase: BEA Graduate Winners!
Sub Rosa, an independent film made by MSU students during the spring of 2018, has received recognition from three film festivals. The short is an official selection in the Human Trafficking Awareness Film Festival, the Catharsis International Film Festival and the First City Film Festival. Assistant professor Jocelyn B. Millana worked as the faculty advisor to the … [Read more...] about Filmmaking experience modeled on the professional world
Faculty member Cristina M. Pippa's short film, Amelia, has won “The Golden Gateway for the Best Short Film, 9+ Years" award at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. The film follows Eleanor Berg, a 13-year-old in San Clemente, California in July of 1937, confined to her room on a summer day because she was recently stricken with polio. Eleanor hears Amelia Earhart’s distress … [Read more...] about Faculty’s Short Film Wins at Mumbai Film Festival
Assistant professor Bobby T. Lewis's short film, Róisín Dubh, has been accepted into the Kerry Film Festival in Ireland. Lewis co-produced and shot the film, which stars accomplished Irish actors Tim Murphy and Marie Mullen. The unique documentary style of the short is something that particularly interested Lewis. Says Lewis, "I had worked with the director (Sarah-Jane … [Read more...] about Faculty member’s short film accepted into Kerry Film Festival
Assistant professor Jocelyn B. Millana's short film, Dojo Girl is an official selection of Moonfaze Feminist Film Journal for October 2018. The film will be featured both in the journal and online social media platforms for the entire month. Dojo Girl tells the story of Yumi, the teenage daughter of a Japanese karate sensei. Yumi struggles not only with the loss of her … [Read more...] about Jocelyn Millana’s short film an official selection of Moonfaze Feminist Film Journal