Tag: film and video studies

Mason Filmmakers Showcase Original Films

Best of Film event debuted a variety of impactful projects in Harris Theater BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER  Harris Theater was filled with film majors, movie lovers and student directors on Friday, Sept. 6. Held by Film at Mason, Best…

How to Get There

Senior Jared Palacios films a documentary on local immigrant chef BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER As the end of the semester approaches, many Mason students are preparing for graduation. For Jared Palacios, this means preparing his documentary, “How to Get There,”…

Student by Day, Giant Robot Fighter by Night

Mason student talks about his film, “Part-Time Defender GunKnuckle” BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER From his first year at Mason, Conor Armstrong has been developing an idea for a movie. Therefore, it seemed only fitting that this story be the…

“The Unafraid” brings light to modern immigration issues

Producer Heather Courtney comes to Mason as part of the Visiting Filmmaker’s Series BY DE’ANDRE DARBY, STAFF WRITER On Thursday, Feb. 28, Emmy award-winning filmmaker Heather Courtney visited Mason for a film screening of “The Unafraid,” followed by a Q&A…

Egyptian Filmmaker Talks About His Latest Documentary

Tamer El Said’s “In The Last Days of the City” captures a memory of Egypt BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Award-winning filmmaker Tamer El Said stopped by Mason on Wednesday, Oct. 10 for a film screening of “In The Last…