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Communication sophomore creates first feature film based on experiences with brother with disabilities

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students, Television and Film

When Communication sophomore Alex Herz set out to make his first feature film, he didn’t know what it would be about. Herz said the idea for his film came to him when he was sitting in one of his Radio, Television and Film...

Northwestern graduate student designs set for existential slasher comedy

Andrea Michelson, Reporter

May 3, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Television and Film

A&E On a stage just 20 feet wide, Northwestern graduate student Arnel Sancianco was tasked with bringing a world of horror to a college dorm room. The play, “Hookman,” premiered at Steep Theatre on Apri...

Couple shares experiences in Chicago film scene after attending Northwestern

Emily Chin, A&E Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Alumni, Arts and Entertainment, Television and Film, The Monthly

Neither Joe Chappelle (Communication ’86) nor Colleen Griffen (Communication ’88) knew they wanted to enter the film industry after leaving Northwestern. But now, both are at the heart of Chicago’s growing film industry...