Elegy Online Release

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Elegy Online Release

 In an abandoned foundry, a young girl wanders alone. She clutches tightly to an ancient coin as she treks toward a mysterious doorway. Elements assault her, testing her resolve. She fights howling winds, earthquakes, and supernatural fire before finally confronting the unknown transformation that lies beyond the threshold. Update: Elegy has now been selected as an official Daily […]

Old Fashioned – First Box Office Numbers Are In!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Film, Uncategorized | No Comments
Old Fashioned – First Box Office Numbers Are In!

Per screen averages for Old Fashioned for it’s initial 3 screen release are in! It blew away what we thought was possible with a per-screen average of $12,988 per screen! http://www.boxofficemojo.com/weekend/chart/?view=screens&yr=2015&wknd=06&sort=avg&order=DESC&p=.htm

Doing Anything “Old Fashioned” This Valentine’s Day?

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Doing Anything “Old Fashioned” This Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day can be an exciting day for everyone. This Valentine’s Day is especially thrilling for us as it brings the national release of “Old Fashioned”, with which several from SVAD had the honor of being involved. It was even edited in Brock Hall by an editing team that included Alumnus Phillip Sherwood and Professor Zach […]

Senior Film Project Update

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Film | No Comments
Senior Film Project Update

A crew of Film majors got the chance yesterday to team up with Chosen Productions in order to get some aerial shots for their Senior Thesis. Chosen Productions used their drone to take our RED camera, and later the Canon C100, up in the sky to capture Ironman competitor Ed Rusk as he ran and biked. Currently in production, the film […]

A Day in Atlanta

A Day in Atlanta

This Fall 52 students from SVAD traveled to Atlanta for a morning at the Atlanta Botanical Garden and an afternoon at the High Museum of Art. Highlights of the Botanical garden included the amazing Fuqua Orchid Center (They have a fascinating blog here), the edible garden, and the Imaginary Worlds exhibit of living sculpture. At the High Museum, Anselm […]

RED Epic Dragon Upgrade

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Film | No Comments
RED Epic Dragon Upgrade

Recently Epic our RED camera had a new sensor installed called ‘Dragon’. This sensor adds three additional F stops, new color science, and more dynamic range. This helps in situations with too little or too much light, and handles the raw 6k data stream in a more manageable and aesthetically pleasing way. That means less […]

New: Canon C100

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Film | No Comments
New: Canon C100

We are excited to announce that the newest addition to our fleet of cameras is the Canon C100, and so far it’s been a big hit with those of us in the department. Chris Styles, in SVAD Productions, has had some experience with our new camera. “After using the C100 and seeing what you can […]

Film Studio Set

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Film | No Comments
Film Studio Set

David George, Donavan Davis and Marcella Archilla have been working to build an apartment set in the Film Studio. Thanks to some starter pieces from Baron Williams Studios, a few Ikea and Lowes runs, it’s ready for shooting.

SHOW: The Best of 2014

SHOW: The Best of 2014

(     MAKING OF…     ) Every year, in the last week of school, the School of Visual Art & Design celebrates the best work of our 200+ majors. SHOW, represents thousands of hours of work from four disciplines: Film, Graphic Design, Animation, and Fine Art. It’s a celebration of our students achievements, but more than […]

Student Reflects on SVAD Tunisia Trip

Student Reflects on SVAD Tunisia Trip

This June 6 SVAD students and 6 staff traveled to Tunis, Tunisia to learn about Tunisian culture and create relationships with Tunisian art students while collaborating on a mural project together. Below SVAD art student Stephanie Garcia shares how she experienced it: When I first learned that I was able to go on the Tunisia […]