MSUM Film Production Grad’s Documentary Debuts at Film Festival

MSUM film production graduate Zach Marion ’07 debuted his first feature-length film in early October. His documentary, “Where She Lies,” was licensed by Gravitas Ventures, one of America’s largest independent film distributors, and landed him a spot in the Nashville Film Festival. But before the excitement and work on this film began, Zach spent years gaining education and experience in […]

Vacation donations for Janet Haak Brandau

Janet Haak Brandau is the Director of Study Abroad at Minnesota StateUniversity Moorhead. She has been a Minnesota State employee for 29 years. In 2014 Janet’s husband, Tom, was diagnosed with cancer (Tom is a 15-year employee of Minnesota State). His accelerating care needs have nearlydepleted her paid leave balances. In addition, she was diagnosed with cancer in November and […]

Juried Film and Animation Exhibition

Saturday, Dec. 9 | 7 p.m. | Glasrud Auditorum MSUM’s School of Media Arts & Design will host its semi-annual Juried Film/Animation Exhibition at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in Weld Hall, Glasrud Auditorium. The exhibition will showcase the best film and animation work produced during the semester, as adjudicated by a panel consisting of alumni, local professionals and MSUM […]

An Evening with Student Academy Award Winner Devon Manney

Monday, Nov. 27 | 7 p.m. | King Lecture Hall MSUM’s School of Media Arts & Design presents an evening of films and discussion with Moorhead native and 2017 Student Academy Award-winning animator Devon Manney Monday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. in MSUM’s King Lecture Hall. A graduate of the University of Southern California, Manney will screen and discuss several […]

SoMAD Hosts LA Film Alumni Event

On May 27, the School of Media Arts & Design hosted a meet and greet event in Los Angeles between 25 of its Film & Animation alumni and award-winning Horror writer/director Mike Flanagan (Oculus, HUSH, Absentia, Ouija II, Before I Wake, Gerald’s Game). The four hour event included a Q&A session led by Film professor Tom Brandau (Flanagan’s former film […]