Apr 22, 2013
(B.F.A., video/film, 2006) directed a commercial spot for eBay's Russian launch. His production company, mikeg.tv
, collaborated with eBay, Director's Film Company and DDB/DDB Tribal for the spot.
Feb 21, 2013
(M.F.A., film and television, 2012) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, as a freelance video editor
Feb 12, 2013
Tiffany Blake (M.F.A., film and television, 2012) is working at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, as a casting assistant. Her thesis documentary "Gospel Music Is..." will be shown at the Savannah Black Heritage Festival, Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Savannah Civic Center, DeVeaux Room. The documentary will show with other films continuously throughout the day, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jan 31, 2013
Otto Ferrene (M.F.A., video/film, 1992) has been working at Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, California, for the past 12 years. He is a supervising picture editor working on Avid Media Composer Nitris. His primary focus is providing offline/online picture editorial for Nick hits "T.U.F.F. Puppy" and "The Fairly OddParents."
Jan 31, 2013
(M.A., film and television, 2006) won awards
for editing in 2012, including the Audience Award at Cinema Diverse, The Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival; Festival Favorite at Philadelphia QFest for "Naked as We Came"; and best editing for Beyoncé's video "Countdown" at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
Dec 14, 2012
(M.F.A., film and television, 2009) is currently producing his next documentary, NURSERY CRIMES
Nov 27, 2012
(B.F.A., video/film, 2005) was featured in The Huffington Post
for his documentary "Mayan Blue," a film exploring the history of the Yucatan and surrounding regions and the remarkable archaeological site of Samabaj, flooded in a cataclysmic event some 2,000 years ago.
Nov 1, 2012
Angela Gunn (M.F.A., film and television, 2008, Savannah) is a freelance writer based in Savannah, Georgia. In addition, she does film production work and recently worked as a PA on the reality show "Southern Nights" shot in Savannah. She has also collaborated with other SCAD alumni to write corporate scripts and features.
Nov 1, 2012
"GLOW: The Story of the Glorious Ladies of Wrestling
," a feature documentary film edited by Alex Perrault
(B.F.A., video/film and illustration, 1994, Savannah), was awarded "Best Documentary" at the San Diego Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival.
Nov 1, 2012
Todd Foreman (B.F.A., video and film, 2001, Savannah) consults with a broad range of people, companies and institutions providing highly customized services to best meet their needs. His services include creative solutions, intelligence, security, financial and psychological strategies to best enable organizations or people to maintain high levels of performance or maximize ingenuity.
Oct 30, 2012
Michael Sharp (B.F.A., film and television, 2008, Savannah) is owner, camera operator and editor at Spiked Film in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Oct 22, 2012
Hanna James (B.F.A., film and television, 2011) is working as an executive assistant at Shine America in New York City.
Oct 18, 2012
Lori Snow (B.F.A., film and television, 2011) accepted a position as camera prep technician at PC&E (Production Consultants and Equipment) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Oct 9, 2012
"The Secret Number," a film by Colin Levy
(B.F.A., film and television, 2011), has been selected to be a part of the Aesthetica Short Film Festival
in York, U.K.
Sep 25, 2012
"David," a film by Joel Fendelman
(B.F.A. video/film, 2004), has won several awards including the Ecumenical Prize at the Montreal World Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Brooklyn Film Festival, Best Feature at the San Luis Obispo Film Festival and the Special Jury Award at the Napa Valley Film Festival. "David
" was also named an official selection at the Rome International Film Festival, the Palm Springs International Film Festival and the Miami International Film Festival.
Aug 29, 2012
Victoria "Tori" Mauch (B.F.A., video/film, 2006) is lead editor at Banyan Communications in St. Charles, Missouri. Mauch edited three 2011 Communicator Award of Excellence winners: "d-up!" (government relations, DVD training), "On the Road - Tonopah" (corporate image, Web series) and "Their World" (nonprofit PSA). Mauch also edited 2010 Silver Telly Award winner "One of These Things." "Made in China," edited by Mauch, won the 2009 South by Southwest Grand Jury Prize, the 2009 Chicago Film Festival Silver Hugo Award, the 2009 Oldenburg Film Festival Audience Award and the 2009 Newport Beach Film Festival Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking Award. "Made in China" has been shown on IFC and Sundance Channel and is available on Netflix.
Aug 29, 2012
Jake Barlow (B.F.A., video/film, 1996) is a photographer/producer for CBS News/CBSnews.com interactive in Chicago.
Aug 20, 2012
Michael Alden Lloyd (M.A., film and television, 2011) has been selected to the Local 600 International Cinematographer Guild's 2012 Emerging Cinematographer Awards for his work on 'Dawn'.
Aug 20, 2012
Brian Magill (M.A., film and television, 2006) is starting his own nonprofit media organization, Unreached Peoples Media Group, to do missions and documentary filmmaking and photography in countries with little or no access to the outside world for various reasons. His organization exists to tell their stories to the world and to equip others willing to go to these countries with the practical tools to help those in need.
Aug 16, 2012
Matt Niehoff (B.F.A., video/film, 2004) founded Thoughtfly Films in 2008 with business partner Brian Cunningham, working with clients such as GE, Maker's Mark, Papa John's and McDonalds. In 2011, they released their first feature film, "Overtime," an action/comedy starring former WWE superstar Al Snow. The film premiered at the Fandom Film Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, to a sold-out crowd of more 800 people. 'Overtime' also earned eight awards at the festival, including the coveted "Best of Fest" award.
Aug 16, 2012
Mary Frances Milligan (B.F.A., video/film, 2004) is a manager at Elavon in Knoxville, Tennessee. Elavon was recognized by Fortune Magazine as having the fifth most admired management team in the U.S.
Aug 7, 2012
Althea Brown (M.F.A., film and television, 2011) was named a Bronze winner at the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for her film "Double Agent."
Jul 25, 2012
"Lights - The End Hollywood Didn't Want You to See," a Kickstarter project by Blake Feldman
(M.A., film and television, 2011), is a sweeping, historical drama of a man who is given the opportunity to undo a life-changing mistake he made decades ago. Help send the film crew to Slovakia to authentically recreate the Warsaw Pact invasion of 1968 and one man's fight for freedom of expression by backing the Kickstarter project
by Aug. 9.
Jul 23, 2012
M.F.A. film and television student Alireza Khatami
recently returned from Paris, France, where he was one of six participants in the 24th session of The Résidence of the Festival de Cannes - Cinéfondation, developing his first feature film "Oblivion Verses." Khatami also recently completed a project that was selected for Script Station at the 62nd Berlinale and has the financial support of the Hubert Bals Fund
from the International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Jul 13, 2012
(B.F.A., film and television, 2011) founded Fly Machine Picture Co.
, an animation firm geared toward creating Web content for tech companies. Currently the company employs eight and contracts with several other SCAD alumni.
Jul 2, 2012
B.F.A. film and television student Cristi Hahn accepted a preproduction internship with the Palm Beach County Film and Television Commission in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Jun 5, 2012
B.F.A. film and television student Areya Simmons accepted a video editing/motion graphics design internship with CARE in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jun 5, 2012
B.F.A. film and television student Lauren O'Malley accepted a position as runner at Whitehouse Post in Chicago, Illinois.
Apr 13, 2012
An opinion article by M.F.A. film and television student Tiffany Blake
was published in the Savannah Morning News. In the article
, Blake expresses her gratitude for the sense of community present in Savannah and fostered by SCAD.