Professor Roos Named ‘Faculty of Distinction’

Professor Barbara Roos, of the Film and Video Production major, was named a "Professor of Distinction" by Omicron Delta Kappa, a national leadership honors society. She was nominated by student DeLain Bomer III, circle president of ODK at GVSU and a School of Communications student studying Film and Video Production and Advertising and Public Relations. … Continue reading Professor Roos Named ‘Faculty of Distinction’

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Film and Video, Broadcasting students win MAB Awards

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) just announced the 2013 Student Award Winners. Many of the winners included Grand Valley Broadcasting and Film and Video Production students. Much of the student's work was aired on Grand Valley Television (GVTV), which is available on the university cable system (channel 10). Len O'Kelly, visiting professor of broadcasting, serves as … Continue reading Film and Video, Broadcasting students win MAB Awards

Student’s Play Wins at Theatre Festival

A group of Grand Valley students participated in the 2013 Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Region III Festival at Saginaw Valley State University. Student Andrew Wernette's 10-minute play entitled “A Whale in Hilton Head” won in the ten-minute playwriting category. His play is now being considered for performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Wernette, … Continue reading Student’s Play Wins at Theatre Festival

Film and Video alumnus finds job after internship

Amanda Morton, a Film and Video Production alumnus, has recently accepted a position as Penny Marshall’s executive assistant. Marshall has an extensive resume, including Laverne on Laverne & Shirley and various roles on Saturday Night Live. Before landing this job, Morton had worked on six film sets including 30 Minutes or Less and Genesis Code, and was … Continue reading Film and Video alumnus finds job after internship

Professor-made film to hit iTunes, HBO

We highlighted our Film and Video professor Marie Ullrich in October 2012 and her short film, Faster! The film has been shown at several film festivals, and took second place at the Mosaic Film Experience in October. To add to the film's success, it will be available on iTunes within six months, and is also scheduled to air … Continue reading Professor-made film to hit iTunes, HBO