Advanced Production Film Screenings

Five student films screened in Washington Hall on May 3rd, 2012. These films represent 14 weeks of work and collaboration between ten students in the Advanced Production Class. They are: The Lore of the Crim Dell. A film by Conor MacDonnell, Daniel Arsura, and Eleanor Goodrich. The Crim Dell has more to offer than just another pretty […]

Glass from the Past.

A Film by Brian Terrill, Aaron Port, and Tori Szczechiak Featuring the music of Dean Shostak.  

You’re Invited.

A Film by: Aaron Port, Eleanor Goodrich, Charlie Wegrzyn, Christian Sassano, George Mokhiber Symopsis. While preparing for an eagerly anticipated dinner party, a young college student named Cindy confronts loneliness and vulnerability as guests, canceling one by one, offer absurd yet truthful excuses. Balancing both comedic and tragic elements, Something Came Up navigates the insecurities […]

Imported. A Film about Self-Governance.

Two teams of students wrote, produced, directed, and edited their fiction pieces. Imported. A film by: Brian Terrill, Erin Hayes, Tori Szczechiak, Dianel Arsura, and Conor MacDonnell. Synopsis. Inspired by the chance for freedom, former co-workers Rob and Simon leave their corporate lives to establish an entirely new nation on an abandoned offshore platform . […]

Earth Week

What to do with Earth Week? That’s the question we’re asking – and I think it’s a good one. Without goals, what will success look like? Earth Week is an opportunity to capture the attention of individuals who might not necessarily consider the environment on a day to day basis. What would we want that […]


Despite the growing importance and relevancy of visual communication through almost every aspect of public and private life, many liberal arts colleges do not support a teaching filmmaker on campus. The powerful immediacy of visual communciation makes it an increasingly essential skill for all students, especially students of science. And the process of constructing, producing, and […]

Science & Society: Negotiating the Communication Gap

The relationship between science and society is impressively intricate. The process of science builds knowledge about the universe, which allows society to solve practical problems and make informed decisions – both individually and collectively. Similarly, the interests and needs of society influence scientists, who often focus their work towards topics that will serve the greater […]

Global City Symphony

Influenced by the modernist and avant garde movements at the turn of the 20th Century, artists began to embrace a new form of expression – the documentary film – to capture the ultimate human achievement: the modern city. Films that emerged from this artistic style captured both individual cities (such as Walter Ruttman’s Berlin: Symphony […]

Advanced Film Production

The filmmaking process requires a tremendous amount of patience, discipline, creativity, and flexibility. You need to deal with people, but know how to troubleshoot technology; you must be organized, but open to spontaneity; you should be prepared for everything, but comfortable working in the unknown. To do one must employ a wide range of skills […]

Bumble Bee Garden

Bernice Chu, a Monroe scholar, completed her research on school gardens. As a ENSP senior with an interest in local food and diet, Bernice As part of her project she produced a short documentary about Blayton Elementary School’s process of building a garden on school grounds and getting students involved. Bumble Bee Garden. A film […]