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30 Filmmakers to Represent School of Communications at Film Showcase

ST. LOUIS (June 14, 2018) – Students, alumni, and faculty of the School of Communications (SOC), thirty in all, make up more than a quarter of the screenings at the upcoming St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase.  All work will be shown at Brown Hall on the campus of Washington University between Fri., July 13 and Sun., July 22. colorful geographic design

Aaron AuBuchon, associate professor and chair of the Electronic and Photographic Media Department is excited “so many of our students and faculty are actively making films and even more excited that Cinema St. Louis chose to include so many of them in the Saint Louis Filmmakers Showcase.”

(Image is a still frame from Professor Van McElwee's animation Z-Grid, which will premiere at the film festival on Sun., July 15 with Experimental Shorts at 8:30 p.m.)

AuBuchon continued, “This is another example of how much the Webster University School of Communications adds to the culture of filmmaking and media in this region. Congratulations to everyone whose work was chosen, and thanks to Cinema St. Louis for putting on this great event!”

Information about each SOC participant including their name, the name of their work, running time, academic status, major, and screening date and time is listed below:

STUDENTS
 

Ryan Fitzgerald, Jack Mulopulos, The Joy of Doing, 4 mins., Senior - Film Production/BA – Film Production 2017; Doc Shorts: Individuals; Sat., July 21, 2:30 p.m.

Daniel Flood
, Jane’s Ritual, 14 mins., Senior - Film, Television and Video Production
Narrative Shorts: Drama 1; Sat., July 14, 9:30 p.m.

Andrew Gibbons, Jam-Bo-Ree, 9 mins., Senior - Film, Television and Video Production
Narrative Shorts: Animation & Comedy; Sat., July 21, 7:30 p.m.

Angela Guo, The Kite and the String, 10 mins., Senior - Film, Television and Video Production
Narrative Shorts: Ladies Night; Sun., July 22, 6 p.m.

Isaac Knopf, Dial Tone, 4 mins., Senior - Film, Television and Video Production
Experimental Shorts; Sun., July 15, 8:30 p.m.

Cameron McArthy, Moochery, 13 mins., Senior - Film Production
Narrative Shorts: Drama 2; Fri., July 20, 9:30 p.m.

Michael Parks, An Honest Confession, 1 min., Senior - Film Production
Narrative Shorts: Horror, Sci-Fi & Thrillers; Sat, July 21, 9:30 p.m.

Michael Parks, Singing Without Music, 1 min., Senior - Film Production
Narrative Shorts: Horror, Sci-Fi & Thrillers; Sat., July 21, 9:30 p.m.

Rick Petty, Sharks, 7 mins., Sophomore - Audio Production
Narrative Shorts: Expatriates; Sat., July 21, 12:30 p.m.

Jessica Pierce, The Stroke, 4 mins., Senior - Film Production
Narrative Shorts: Ladies Night; Sun., July 22, 6 p.m.

Jessica Pierce, The Tide, 22 mins., Senior - Film Production
Narrative Shorts: Ladies Night; Sun, July 22, 6 p.m.

Justin Kappy Schmidt, The Boy With the Red Balloon, 7 mins., Junior - Film, Television and Video Production; Experimental Shorts; Sun., July 15, 8:30 p.m.

Alessio Summerfield, Mother of Calamity, 14 mins., MA - Advertising and Marketing Communications  
Narrative Shorts: Horror, Sci-Fi & Thrillers;  Sat., July 21, 9:30 p.m.

Stephen & Joseph Tronicek, The Lullaby, 8 mins. Sophomore - Film, Television and Video Production Narrative Shorts: Films by Teens; Fri., July 13, 7 p.m.

ALUMNI

Josh Basco
, Sunday Night, 5 mins., BA - Film Production 2017
Experimental Shorts; Sun., July 15, 8:30 p.m.

Kathy Bratkowski, The Best of Us: 100 Seasons of Muny Magic, 55 mins., MA Marketing, Media Communications 1990
Sun., July 15, 6:15 p.m.

Mike Diliberto, Space Town, 5 mins., BA - Animation 2010
Narrative Shorts: Animation & Comedy; Sat., July 21, 7:30 p.m.

Megan Griesenauer, Warrenton, Missouri, 10 mins., BA - Film Production 2018
Doc Shorts: Passion; Sat., July 21, 4:30 p.m.

Gary Lobstein, 11:17, 4 mins.  BA - Media Communications 2002
Sat., July 14, 4 p.m. (shown with Gateway Sound, 61 mins.)

Jack Mulopulos, Ryan Fitzgerald, The Joy of Doing, 4 mins., BA - Film Production 2017/Senior FLPR
Doc Shorts: Individuals; Sat., July 21, 2:30 p.m.

Nate Nguepsi, Fools & Gold, 10 mins.,  BA - Film Production 2017
Narrative Shorts: Animation & Comedy; Sat., July 21, 7:30 p.m.

Sharee Silerio, The Mountains that Made Me, 4 mins., MA - Media Communications 2012
Doc Shorts: Black Voices; Sun., July 15, 1 p.m.

Jonah Steenbock, Dream.Dot.Zip, 5 mins., BA - Animation 2018
Experimental Shorts; Sun., July 15, 8:30 p.m.

Benjamin Stelzer, Sugar Crash, 5 mins., BA – Animation 2018
Narrative Shorts: Animation & Comedy; Sat., July 21, 7:30 p.m.

Josh Tyler, My Neighbor Addie, 9 mins., BA - Film Production
Narrative Shorts: Drama 1; Sat., July 14, 9:30 p.m.

Kyle Vatterott, Brothers in a Field, 4 mins., BA - Film, Television and Video Production 2017
Narrative Shorts: Animation & Comedy; Sat., July 21, 7:30 p.m.

FACULTY

Zlatco Cosic
, Story 2: Scenes 1-9, 5 mins., BA - Video Production  2008, Adjunct faculty
Experimental Shorts; Sun., July 15, 8:30 p.m.

Zlatco Cosic, Tapeto Lucida, 5 mins., BA - Video Production  2008, Adjunct faculty
Experimental Shorts; Sun., July 15, 8:30 p.m.

Justin L. Fisher, Gateway Sound, 61 mins., BA - Audio Production 2003, Adjunct faculty
Sat., July 14, 4 p.m.  (Shown with 11:17, 4 mins.)

Hatsephi Kushma & Thomasina Clarke, Love Unimagined: A Love Supreme, 5 mins., Adjunct faculty
Narrative Shorts: Ladies Night; Sun., July 22, 6 p.m.

Van McElwee, Z-Grid, 6 mins., Faculty
Experimental Shorts; Sun., July 15, 8:30 p.m.

Stephen Werner, Daniel Lord, S.J. The Restless Flame: Thinking Big in a Parochial World, 42 mins. Adjunct faculty, Sun., July 22, 1 p.m.

“I am proud of our students and faculty members whose excellent work has been selected for the festival; this is a great opportunity for more people to see the caliber of work we are doing here,” said Eric Rothenbuhler, dean of the Webster University School of Communications.

A closing night awards ceremony will be held at 8 p.m. Sun., July 22 at Blueberry Hill restaurant and music club in University City. Judges from Cinema St. Louis will announce films chosen from the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase to be included in the Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival in November. Other awards will also be announced.

Please support the talented School of Communications filmmakers by attending their screenings or the awards ceremony.

St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase is an annual presentation of Cinema St. Louis. The Showcase features works that have been written, directed, edited, or produced by artists with local ties. Films will be screened at Brown Hall on the campus of Washington University. The Showcase runs from Fri., July 13 to Sun., July 22.

About the School of Communications
The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level as well as five master’s degrees in diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

About Webster University
With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University (www.webster.edu) comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with more than 17,000 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information listed, it's possible that errors or omissions may have inadvertently occurred.

Updated 6/15/2018