The Board hosted the thirteenth annual ReelStories Film Festival on Feb. 4, screening seven student-made short films. “Nai Nai,” “Mushroom Pizza,” and “Finding Empathy: A Glimpse Into the Life of a Paralyzed Surfer” were the standouts of the night.
Film awards season is here and one of the most talked-about films is “Nomadland,” directed by Chloé Zhao. Academy Award winner Frances McDormand plays Fern, a woman who loses her house and her family and decides to start a journey to the western United States, living as a modern nomad in her van.
Chris Evans’ directorial debut “Before We Go” is a heartfelt rom-com that tells the story of two people who meet because of conflicts in their lives but ultimately go through an adventure that proves to be life-changing. Go see the chemistry between Chris Evans and Alice Eve in this beautiful film.
“Palm Springs” holds the record for a film’s biggest sale at the Sundance Film Festival, according to IMDb. Viewers are curious to see what “SNL” star Andy Samberg brings to the motion picture.
The city’s annual film festival showcases a variety of independent films.
Pepperdine MFA students travel to Austin for the 25 annual film festival and writers conference.
Students munched on Chick-fil-A and previewed the Reelstories films while attending the Board’s volunteer meeting.
Reelstories is Pepperdine’s annual film festival that showcases student filmmakers. This year’s winners are: Best Directing: Isabella Issa for “Night Lights” Best Cinematography: April Rock for “Night Lights” Best Original Screenplay: Isabella Issa for“Parallels” Best Editing: Briana Chmielewski for “Night Lights” Best Original Score: Nyah Wilson for “Night Lights” Audience Choice: Moises Barba for “Desarraigado” […]
Reelstories Showcases Students’ Skills
Photos Courtesy of Moises Barba A camera always in hand, junior Film Studies major, Moises Barba, brings his Canon 5D mkiii everywhere he goes. An avid artist and aspiring cinematographer, creating films fulfills him in a way that only an innate passion for doing what one loves can. “It was born from a desire to […]