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Media School, Jacobs film collaboration features ballet dancers, original choreography

Ballet dancers glide through the aisles of the Herman B Wells Library with precision, while a team of Media School students, directed by Kasey Poracky, capture their dance for a short film collaboration between The Media School and the Jacobs School of Music.

Knight documentary director shares lessons on challenging powerful people

The 100-minute documentary details Knight’s rise to power, Abbott’s extensive reporting, and the investigation into assault accusations by player Neil Reed that would ultimately bring down Knight.

Black film pioneer Michael Schultz tells his story, shares advice for young filmmakers

Filmmaker Michael Schultz has been a director and producer for the past 50 years.

Filmmaker Michael Schultz to reflect on his career as an early voice in black storytelling

As part of the series, which began in August with a screening of The Last Dragon and continues this week with screenings of four other Schultz films, Schultz will participate in an onstage conversation as part of IU Cinema’s Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker series and The Media School’s Speaker Series.

Team of students, faculty members creates 8-minute animated short

To bring this dance to life, doctoral student Nandhini Giri donned the motion capture suit in the Beckley Studio.

Student film named semifinalist in Producers Guild of America competition

A film created by Media School senior Dakota Taylor, president of the Indiana Student Cinema Guild, and a group of IU students is a semifinalist in the Producers Guild of America’s Make Your Mark Competition.

Big Tent at Lotus will immerse festival-goers in 360-degree faculty, student work

The 360-degree work created from Super 8 footage she shot at a piano burning performance last winter will span eight screens, moving its way around viewers like a dancing inferno.

Students, faculty work on upcoming Pigasus Pictures film

A new film in development from Indiana-based production company Pigasus Pictures will feature behind-the-scenes work by Media School students, faculty and alumni.

Future filmmakers convene for first-ever Digital Cinema Academy

Aspiring filmmakers and movie aficionados got an intensive, in-depth look at the craft of moviemaking last week with The Media School’s first-ever Digital Cinema Academy.