The eighth annual SUNYWide Film Festival provided attendees with a number of professional development opportunities. In addition to the film screenings, there were a number of workshops on topics such as storytelling, animation, camera techniques and film scoring. Thilo Schaller, an assistant professor of music at Buffalo State, hosted a workshop on the tempo and timing of music in film.
The Buffalo Review is producing a number of stories and podcasts highlighting the experience of foreign exchange students in Australia. This semester, Brianna Shaffer, a junior media production major at Buffalo State, is reporting on her experiences while studying at the University of South Australia in Adelaide.
Filmmakers from across New York descended on Buffalo for the eighth annual SUNYWide Film Festival Nov. 9-11. It was the first time Buffalo State hosted the event, which was launched in 2009 to highlight the film and video work of SUNY students and faculty.
NFL owners, league officials, including Commissioner Roger Goodell, and player representatives will reportedly resume their meetings in New York to discuss the ongoing player protests of kneeling during the national anthem.
In the fourth episode, we discussed festival keynote speaker Kyle Bradstreet, the impact of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the popularity of zombie films. Bradstreet is the award winning executive producer and writer for “Mr. Robot” on USA Network.
In the third episode, we spoke with Phil Hastings, founder of the SUNYWide Film Festival, about the history of the festival, how it has grown and his video documentation of the praying mantis.
In the second episode we spoke with Josh Adams, assistant professor at SUNY Oswego, about his quest to find a rare movie used in the Steven Spielberg film “Minority Report.”