CSUN Film Students Selected to Film Behind-the-Scenes Bill Cosby Special

December 4, 2013

Bill Cosby, Nate Thomas, and students
Laughter, life lessons and hard truths wrapped with care are the gifts that Bill Cosby has been giving to people for decades. He and director Robert Townsend are still providing these gifts to a new generation of California State University, Northridge film students by hand selecting them to capture the behind-the-scenes footage for the new Comedy Central special “Bill Cosby: Far From Finished.” Read more

Pastriology Wins Prestige Film Award

September 11, 2013

Prestige Award logo

The new feature documentary, Pastriology, has won a prestigious Gold Award from The Prestige Film Award.  The award was given to Joel Krantz for his exciting Sound Mixing of the global production.

Joel Krantz, Assistant Professor of Post-Production Sound at California State University, Northridge in the Department of Cinema and Television Art’s Film Production Option, says, “It is my pleasure to be recognized with a Gold Award in Sound Mixing from the Prestige Film Award competition.  Thank you for the honor.  When creating the sound mix for Pastriology, our goal was to enhance and combine the diegetic specific and ambient sounds with the various musical elements, while still allowing the dialog to remain the major focus of the film.”  Read more

Student Film Draws Attention to Issue of Sexual Assault on College Campuses

September 3, 2013

The crew of ’1000 Times No,’ first row from left,Bill Brummell,  Brenda Salgado, Cynthia Lumes, Yong Sun Kim; back row from left, Tony  Incorvia, David Choi,  Thelma Vickroy.

Joining a national effort to prevent sexual assaults and rape on college campuses, a team of California State University, Northridge television students have developed a short film to draw attention to the issue.

The 10-minute documentary, “1000 Times No: Giving Voice to a Silent Epidemic,” will be screened beginning this fall at more than 200 colleges across the country as part of a yearlong effort by the Clery Center for Security on Campus, a national nonprofit organization working for safer campuses, to educate students about what they can do about sexual assaults on their campuses. Read more


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