Filmmaking News & Features - UNCSA

Filmmaking News & Features

Filmmaking News & Features

Our news and features showcase some of the best of what students, faculty and the School of Filmmaking are doing on the screen and beyond. From film screenings to renowned guest artists to industry awards and accolades, there's always something to share about what's going on in the School of Filmmaking.

Composer and performer of Dr. Dre's
Composer and performer of Dr. Dre's "The Chronic" to perform live demonstration at the Stevens Center

UNCSA guest artist Colin Wolfe, a renowned music producer, composer, and bassist who wrote the music and played bass and keyboards on Dr. Dre’s iconic solo debut album “The Chronic,” will perform a live demonstration at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 1.

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Carl and Ellie
April Playlist: Film music guaranteed to bring you to tears, or you are not human

Film Music Composition faculty member Chris Heckman curates the April playlist, featuring emotional and dramatic film scores.

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UNCSA Film alumnus is nominated for a
UNCSA Film alumnus is nominated for a Student Emmy

Benjamin Hoff, an alumnus of the School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, is nominated for a College Television Award, commonly known as a Student Emmy.

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VR filmmaking
Students and industry leaders partner for virtual reality "DecipHER"

UNCSA School of Filmmaking students had the opportunity to work with virtual reality leaders to shoot "DecipHER" on campus in December.

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RiverRun International Film Festival teems with UNCSA student and alumni work
RiverRun International Film Festival teems with work by UNCSA students and alumni

Work by several students and alumni of UNCSA will be screened at RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem from March 30 to April 9.

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Janice Arthur
First, female, film: Building a career as a Steadicam operator

School of Filmmaking faculty member Janice Arthur reflects on her career as the first full-time female Steadicam operator. Her work includes scenes in films like "Groundhog Day" and "Mall Rats" and TV shows "ER" and "Chicago Hope."

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Slam tout
5 ways virtual reality is flipping the script on screenwriting

From telling stories for a new kind of audience to the look of the script itself, writing for virtual reality is changing the way writers in the School of Filmmakinging are working on screenplays.

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UNCSA Film student wins national editing award
UNCSA Film student wins nationwide editing award

A fourth-year Film student at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts has won the 2017 Student Editing Competition sponsored by American Cinema Editors (ACE).

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tethered film set
Full Frame: Set jobs help freshmen Film students see the big picture

The School of Film gets freshmen onto upperclassmen film sets so they can gain hands-on experience and know what a job entails for when they step into key leadership crew positions.

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