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The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

CSUN police practice their shooting skills with fake guns

CSUN PD and CTVA collaborate on active shooter video.

Nicole Wong September 1, 2016
Active shooter awareness video informs students on how to be prepared.
Man pictured in tears

Police brutality given a new perspective in CTVA film ‘Vestige’

Saffana Hijaz May 5, 2016
The department of Cinema and Television Arts team of four take their film-making skills to the Academy and other film festivals with senior thesis project.
The moderators for the question and answer portion of the Hollywood Shuffle screening on Monday, Feb. 8. Frances Gateward, from left, CSUNs option head for media theory and criticism, Sylvia Macauley, department chair and professor of the Africana studies and Robert Townsend, producer, director, co-writer and actor in Hollywood Shuffle.

Director Robert Townsend talks Hollywood film stereotypes

Kate Haggard February 9, 2016
Students view “Hollywood Shuffle," a film about the racial stereotypes in media.
The 87th Academy Award nominee class during the luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

CTVA program encourages diversity in the film industry

Contributor February 1, 2016
The CTVA program promoting diversity in the industry by promoting diversity in school first
Set-top box rentals generate about $19.5 billion a year for cable and satellite TV companies. But the boxes may face new federal regulations designed to break TV providers hold on the devices. (Photo courtesy Fotolia/TNS)

Copycat mentality cause reboots in film and television industry to rise

Jasmin Robinson December 7, 2015
As the trend of reviving old television continues to dominate the market, many wonder is there any room left for creativity?
Jose Hernandez and friend Andrew Quezada walk down Clearly Walk on campus. Photo credit: Edith Monreal

CSUN student overcomes physical challenges to achieve his goals

Edith Monreal November 24, 2015
CTVA student talks about his daily existence in a wheelchair
Sound editor Michael OConnor checks equipment.

Sound editor alumnus donates work to CTVA department

Edemy Rodriguez November 16, 2015
Graduate makes audio recordings at CSUN and donates to students for use
Riley Unverferth (left) and Robert Lynn (right) take advantage of their studio session near the CSUN campus in Northridge, Calif. on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. Lynn is 23-year-old senior pursuing his passion while finishing up the CTVA program. Photo credit: Yocasta Arias

Robbie Lynn, On the Verge to Success

Eliset Zapien August 22, 2015
If you think waiting to start your own professional studio and or even your career when you wait until after graduation, think again.
CSUN On Point: February 24th, 2015

CSUN On Point: February 24th, 2015

Kyle Ghafouri February 27, 2015

On Point reports on diversity in Hollywood, with CTVA Professor Dianah Wynter and Africana Studies Professor Sheba Lo.

Voting for a new faculty contract

Gabriela Rodriguez November 6, 2014

A mother in Oregon is charged with the murder of her autistic son, and House Speaker John Boehner says he'll use the GOP majority in Congress to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Matador News reporter...

Photo Courtesy of Karen Carpenter

Short film provides students with experience

Kyle Hufnagel October 1, 2014

Students who are approaching graduation will inevitably find professional experience, whether it’s paid or not, is absolutely essential to reaching their career aspirations. You have to check off...

Illustration by Maricruz Meza/ Visual Editor

Film students know how to impress: Reasons why Hollywood Reporter didn’t forget them

Silvia Gutierrez September 2, 2014

>>>CORRECTION: The story incorrectly stated that the department has the opportunity to employ lectures and part-time instructors such as television star Bill Cosby.  Bill Cosby has never...

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