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NBC films TV show on campus

NBC films TV show on campus

Orlando Mayorquin

April 18, 2018

Filming for the The Good Place, a TV show on NBC, is taking place in front of Bayramian Hall and Manzanita Hall. The Good Place is a comedy fiction series created by Michael Schur, a writer known for TV shows Parks and Recreation and The Office. The show stars Kristen Bell.CTVA major Jorge Perez says he gets e...

What are they filming in front of the Oviatt Library?

What are they filming in front of the Oviatt Library?

Orlando Mayorquin

April 4, 2018

Filiming for The Orville, a TV show on FOX, is taking place in front of the Oviatt Library. The show stars Seth McFarlane and is a science-fiction comedy series that takes place in space. That explains the spaceship and considerable amounts of film equipment on the right side of the Oviatt lawn....

Positive portrayal shines in “Moonlight”

Positive portrayal shines in “Moonlight”

Danny Arriaza

January 23, 2017

"Moonlight," directed by Barry Jenkins, is the latest film that has found success, including a Golden Globe for Best Picture-Drama, partly due to its positive representation of the LGBTQ community along with defying common stereotypes.The award-winning film was a drama school project by Tarell Alvin McC...

Gene Wilder dead at 83

Gene Wilder dead at 83

Robert Spallone

August 29, 2016

Actor Gene Wilder, who starred in films such as “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Young Frankenstein,” died on Sunday night at the age of 83, according to news reports. Wilder’s lawyer, Eric Weissmann, confirmed the star’s death Monday afternoon to CNN. “Even though his characters w...

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

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

Saffana Hijaz

May 5, 2016

CTVA seniors take five films to the Academy, the same people who handle the Oscars, tonight to debut their several months in-the-making films. About 20 to 30 scripts are submitted each semester, waiting for the green-light to make their films and eventually debut at the Senior Thesis Film Showcase in Bev...

Guatemalan-based documentary informs students about female violence

Guatemalan-based documentary informs students about female violence

Natalie Jimenez

March 11, 2016

The Central American United Student Association (CAUSA) welcomed students to their first Central American Film Experience (CAFÉ) of the semester, on Wednesday night to watch a documentary about the high amount of violence and injustices women in Guatemala face. The documentary, Justice For My Siste...

Student professional directs senior thesis film

Student professional directs senior thesis film

James Fike

February 25, 2016

For a Halloween film contest, a CSUN student teamed up with American filmmaker Eli Roth and Jack Davis,* for his 15-second horror thriller "Who Wants to Play With the Rabbit?" The video has more than 140,000* views on CryptTV, an online site that pushes the boundaries of short-form, horror-based con...

Andy Warhol exhibit to display polaroids, photographs, films at CSUN

Andy Warhol exhibit to display polaroids, photographs, films at CSUN

Erik Luna

February 9, 2016

Some art historians say Andy Warhol was ahead of his time, and CSUN's new exhibit will display how advance the artist was with nearly sixty of Warhol's polaroids and photographs. “Polaroids, Photographs, and Films: Reviewing Andy Warhol’s Work in the Age of Social Media and Self Curating,” will...

Director Robert Townsend talks Hollywood film stereotypes

Director Robert Townsend talks Hollywood film stereotypes

Kate Haggard

February 9, 2016

American film director, actor, comedian and writer Robert Townsend has dedicated more than three decades to producing and making quality motion pictures.A free screening of Townsend’s “Hollywood Shuffle” was shown at CSUN courtesy of the Department of Africana studies and the Department of Cin...

Weekly calendar of events at CSUN

Weekly calendar of events at CSUN

Brandon Jauregui

February 8, 2016

Monday, Feb. 8 Film Screening: “Hollywood Shuffle”Register for the film, Hollywood Shuffle, and a Q&A with special guest Robert Townsend. Hollywood Shuffle follows an actor who is limited to stereotypical roles because of his ethnicity and dreams of making it big as a highly respecte...

CTVA program encourages diversity in the film industry

CTVA program encourages diversity in the film industry

Contributor

February 1, 2016

In hopes of bringing a change to the entertainment industry, CSUN's cinema and television arts department strives to bring diversity into their classrooms. “It hurts to see the lack of minorities being recognized in the industry,” CTVA senior Robin Sanders said.“[Minorities] have to do something...

Student film ¡Corre! draws attention to sex trafficking

Student film ¡Corre! draws attention to sex trafficking

Natanya Toomes

November 19, 2014

    She is unaware of the troubles that loom inside the dark walls of the brothel. Her body may be weak, but her determination is resilient.  Women continue to be tormented by fear of speaking out against their captors. This is illustrated through Lucia, a representation of the ma...

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