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.

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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Oscars
UNCSA has ties to six of nine films nominated for Best Picture Academy Awards

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has connections to six of the nine films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In total, UNCSA has connections to nine films that are nominated in various categories.

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UNCSA School of Filmmaking among top ten film schools, according to leading news organization
UNCSA School of Filmmaking among top ten film schools, according to leading news organization

The School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is ranked No. 10 on a list of the nation's top 50 film schools by The Wrap, an award-winning news organization covering the business of entertainment and media.

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UNCSA presents free screening of student films
UNCSA presents free screening of student films

The School of Filmmaking at UNCSA presents a free screening of nine short films created by students during the 2015-16 school year at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 in Main Theatre of ACE Exhibition Complex.

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Sundance
School of Filmmaking makes the scene at Sundance 2017

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is making the scene at the Sundance Film Festival, with 15 films that feature alumni work, an alumnus as juror, another as a Women at Sundance Fellow, and an official panel discussion with leaders from the virtual reality entertainment industry hosted by Film Dean Susan Ruskin.

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