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Category: School of Cinema and Media Arts

  • Cinema and Media Arts Alumna Wins Filmmaking Competition

    Anna Matz (’19) awarded $50,000 to produce her film and will be mentored by industry professionals

    Nate Bell — 

    Biola University School of Cinema and Media Arts alumna Anna Matz (’19) was selected as a winner of the “Six Feet Apart Experiment” filmmaking...

  • High School Students in Indonesia Earn College Credit Through Biola’s Film School

    Biola University’s School of Cinema and Media Arts offered a new dual enrollment course for students at Sekolah Pelita Harapan in Jakarta

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    A new class offered by Biola University’s School of Cinema and Media Arts allowed high school students across the globe to explore the world of...

  • Alumnus Releases Critically Acclaimed Feature Film

    “Blood on Her Name” resembles a modern-day film noir with a strong sense of morality

    Nate Bell — 

    Biola University alumnus Don Thompson (’04) co-wrote and produced “Blood on Her Name,” a powerful theatrical feature which opened simultaneously...

  • Alumni Offer Wisdom and Training in New Cinema and Media Arts Course

    Popular weekend course helps prepare students to land and keep their first Hollywood job

    Nate Bell  — 

    Biola University alumni Sydney Patapoff (’09) and Nick Patapoff (’10) have worked steadily in the L.A. entertainment industry since graduating...

  • Tom Halleen Named Founding Dean of Biola’s School of Cinema and Media Arts

    Former executive vice president at AMC Networks will serve as founding dean of Biola’s School of Cinema and Media Arts

    Sarah Dougher — 

    After an extensive search process, Biola University has selected Tom Halleen , former executive vice president at AMC Networks, to serve as the...

  • Biola Feature Film Airs on PBS Guam in Partnership with the Guam International Film Festival’s Select Showcase

    Biola School of Cinema and Media Arts Professor Dean Yamada’s feature film, “Anjing (The Dogs),” airs on May 22

    Joanna Wu — 

    Dean Yamada, associate professor of cinema and media arts, in collaboration with Biola cinema and media arts students, produced his second feature...

  • Cinema and Media Arts Professor Writes Lifetime Movie Script

    Professor Camille Tucker co-wrote Lifetime movie, “The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel” that premiered April 11

    Marc DeJager — 

    “The Clark Sisters: The First Ladies of Gospel,” a biopic co-written by Camille Tucker, associate professor of writing for film and TV at Biola’s...

  • Biola Film Students Secure Final Spot in Coca-Cola Short Film Contest

    Biola University students Grace Lindblad and Forrest Clark are finalists in the nationwide “Coca-Cola Refreshing Films” Competition

    Sarah Dougher, Kiana Karn — 

    Students in Biola University’s School of Cinema and Media Arts secured one of the top five spots in the annual Coca-Cola Refreshing Films...

  • Cinema and Media Arts Program Receives $800,000 Grant to Fund New Computer Lab

    The grant will help fund new courses in game design as well as support other technical courses within the CMA program

    Kiana Karn — 

    Biola University’s School of Cinema and Media Arts received an $800,000 grant to provide additional state of the art equipment for its students....