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.
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.
Filmmaker Michael Schultz has been a director and producer for the past 50 years.
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.
To bring this dance to life, doctoral student Nandhini Giri donned the motion capture suit in the Beckley Studio.
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.
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.
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.
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.