Taylor student films are making the rounds and have won two top awards at film festivals in the Midwest.
Two Taylor documentaries have won Outstanding Student Production Awards, known as the Crystal Pillar, from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter. The wins were announced at a black tie event at the Kalihari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio on June 18. The Emmy is the highest honor in television broadcasting.
Three documentaries by Taylor University student filmmakers have been nominated for student production awards by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter.
David Seaman, a 2015 graduate of Taylor's journalism program, has received a second-place Pinnacle Award from the College Media Association. Seaman received the award in the “Best Arts & Entertainment Story” category for his review of Taylor Theatre’s 2014 production of Wit.
Taylor students and faculty traveled to Rwanda (and Uganda) over J-term, as part of sociology and documentary filmmaking classes. There, they encounter challenging realities about forgiveness.
The Envision Film Festival welcomes guests from the worlds of feature film cinematography, documentary filmmaking, and film/TV acting.
For the ninth consecutive year, Taylor University students and faculty will attend the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The trip is part of a class in independent film and, during the festival, the students will view films that audiences could see at theatres during 2016.