Senior Showcase Festival 2021

Join our culminating seniors as they share their works in this Online Showcase. Screenplays, Critical Studies Presentations, and Short Films all will be presented on June 11th, each followed by a live Q&A session.

The celebration begins at 5 PM Eastern with our Media Studies presentations (featuring Nicole Aboodi, Natalie Dameron, Jordyn Fitch, John Fulton, Dustin Jones, and Devin Powell), followed by a live discussion hosted by Department of Film & Media Studies Chair Mary Flanagan.

Presentations:

"A Step in Time: Temporality and Black Performance in the Twenty-first Century Musical", John Fulton
"H.A.G.S.: A Feature-Length Screenplay", Natalie Dameron
"LIFE SUCCS: Season One of an Animated Comedy", Jordyn Fitch
"Solitude: A Screenplay", Dustin Jones
"Truesday: A Screenplay", Devin Powell

Watch the presentations here!

Immediately following that, Professor Jeffrey Ruoff will introduce the Senior Film Screening beginning at 7 PM (featuring films by Mars Alvarez, Sergio Carvallo, Jackson Cashman, Zeke Coxe, Katie Forman, Mariel Gordon, Elizabeth Janowski, April Tuiolosega, and Hanlin Wang) and immediately followed by a live discussion with the filmmakers, hosted by Professor Ruoff.

Films:

Neither Here Nor There by Hanlin Wang
Last Night by Katie Forman
Newspaper by Elizabeth Janowski
It's Casual-Animated by Zeke Coxe
The Doasyoulikes by Jackson Cashman
Foley Park by Sergio Carvallo
Between Two Islands by April Tuiolosega
Downward Slopes, Uphill Battles by Mariel Gordon
electric/organic by Mars Alvarez
 

Watch the show here!


 

Check out our gallery of Culminating Project Showcase Trailers, produced by Professor Jodie Mack, below!