Musician and filmmaker Valentine Douglas discusses the importance of honesty in art and offers advice to new artists.
Photo by Rachel Ettlinger Following a five-year review, the Pepperdine University Communication Division is considering changes to the Media Production major that will also affect the Film Studies major because the two programs of study have overlap. As part of the review’s Quality Improvement Plan (QIP), an external reviewer from a university with a similar […]
Photo by Brett Bean Pepperdine was recently recognized as a “film school on the rise” by The Hollywood Reporter. Yet, despite The Hollywood Reporter’s characterization of Pepperdine, Sarah Stone Watt, dean of the Communication Division, said Pepperdine does not consider itself a film school. “We certainly have a lot going on in [film], but we […]
Photos by Carissa Mosley Pepperdine alumnus Taylor Johns has been nominated for an Oscar for his documentary “Last Days in Vietnam,” which is to be shown at the Reelstories Film Festival on Jan. 30. Johns graduated from Pepperdine in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies and Sports Medicine with an emphasis in […]
Oscar-nom alumnus discusses his work in film