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‘Long Story Short’ program launches third edition of exposure for up and coming filmmakers

March 23, 2022

Drawing success from its short film category that’s seen more than 7,000 shorts, Kickstarter’s third annual month-long celebration Long Story Short...

Jim Cummings 09 behind the scenes of Thunder Road. The 92 minute feature was filmed over 14 days in Austin, Texas. - Photo Courtesy of Jim Cummings

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

November 13, 2018

After the success of a Kickstarter campaign that raised $36,829, Jim Cummings’ ‘09 Sundance-winning short film, “Thunder Road,” is now a feature...

Writer-director Jim Cummings stars as police officer Jimmy Arnaud in his award-winning short film Thunder Road. He raised funds on Kickstarter to turn it into a feature film of the same name.
Courtesy of Jim Cummings

Alum’s Sundance short to become feature film

September 27, 2017

Jim Cummings’ ‘09 Thunder Road began as lines of dialogue recorded on the Voice Memos app during his daily commute. Last year, it won the Short Film...

Casey Piscura is a documentary subject and a seedsman for Wild Mountain Seeds.
Courtesy of Tomas Zuccareno

Alumna’s documentary supports local food

September 20, 2017

Bite into an apple from the closest grocery store and it has probably travelled hundreds of miles in the days since it was picked. Haley Thompson ‘04...

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