Alumnus discusses inspiration behind new YouTube Premium show

As a child, Shawn Simmons’ ‘96 bonded with his father over crime thrillers such as Death Wish and First Blood. Simmons channeled that experience into his action-comedy YouTube series, “Wayne”—a coming-of-age story about a teenage boy who…

Alum’s Sundance-winning short makes it to the big screen

After the success of a Kickstarter campaign that raised $36,829, Jim Cummings’ ‘09 Sundance-winning short film, “Thunder Road,” is now a feature film. The feature launched online Oct. 30. Cummings wrote, directed, and acted in both…

New Sights New Bites celebrates Filipino identity

Junior Bianca Nicdao’s documentary New Sights New Bites started as a BFA project, but as more Filipino students joined the production team, it turned into a celebration of heritage branded by the tagline #ProudToBe. New Sights New Bites…