The Daily Northwestern

Communication students produce stop-motion film on Soviet space dog Laika

Violet Decker, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Communication juniors Brad Leyden and Tom Mason are pushing the boundaries of traditional Northwestern films with their upcoming project, “Chasing Stars.”  The work uses stop-motion to depict Laika, a Soviet pup known to...

Q&A with “A Midwestern” director Jon Fraaza, producers Madison Berry and Shivani Chanillo

Sam Freedman, Writer

February 6, 2013

“A Midwestern,” the 2013 recipient of Studio 22’s highly sought-after $7,500 Bindley Grant, is the story of two Wisconsinite brothers en route to retrieve $500,000 from their uncle’s cabin. The younger must avoid a fea...