The documentary short examines the role of empathy in today’s society by taking a look at the story of Jesse Billauer and the founding of his organization Life Rolls On.
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.
Austin Cadman is a Screen Arts major who transferred to Pepperdine in January 2019 and has now spent approximately half of his time studying at Pepperdine online. However, he continues to look forward to graduating this semester and finding a career within the entertainment industry.
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Six student filmmakers premiered their original work to the Pepperdine community at the annual ReelStories Film Festival.
Pepperdine must play a role encouraging minorities to become future filmmakers, actors and directors.
This year’s 7 short films took the student body by storm.
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” […]
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