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Creating Industry Buzz From Baltimore


MFA Candidate Angel Kristi Williams who was recently named one of 10 directors to watch always had aspirations to be a media or image maker.  Read more...

Experimental Film Society Field Trip


Sixteen students and alumni of the CA+S Experimental Film Society recently traveled to the 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival to meet experimental, narrative, and documentary filmmakers from around the world. Read more...

Shooting on a Shoestring


CA+S adjunct faculty member Del Harvey brought together industry professionals and CCC students to make a micro budget horror anthology filmed in Chicago.  Read more...

Are you thirsty enough? Thirsty enough to win?


CA+S MFA Candidate Robert Forney represents the college as a finalist in the Sprite Films™ competition. Read more...

"Let's Make Something Out of Nothing."


Ten finalist films made by 30+ filmmakers in CA+S Foundations classes screened before a full house at the 26th semi-annual Take 1 Student Film Festival followed by a Q&A and a presentation of awards.  Read more...

SXSW Recap from the Chair


CA+S Chair Bruce Sheridan attended the Film and Interactive programs at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2014: It is very clear that the world has now moved beyond the polarization of “old” and “new” media to an understanding that all media aspire in some way to be cinematic. Read more...

Watching Big Movies on the Small Screen


The Chicago Tribune recently interviewed three CA+S students: So what's it like to be a young filmmaker in that 18-24 bracket shooting stories destined to be watched on a strange variety of screens?  Read more...

ARTS & CRAFTS Goes Viral


Arts & Crafts', a CCC student-created comedic web series, first season available on Vimeo and YouTube.  Read more...

FROZEN Effects Supervisor


CA+S Animation alum Marlon West (BA '85) was Effects Supervisor on the animated film Frozen that won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature.  Read more...

Moving Air Through Sound


CA+S alum Eric Justen (BA ’98) was recently nominated for his third Cinema Audio Society Award for re-recording sound on the television drama series Breaking BadRead more…

Chicago is #1


Hot dogs? Check. Deep dish? Check. Movie making? Check! Chicago has been named by MovieMaker magazine as the top city to live in and work as a MovieMaker in 2014. Read more...

Light the Story


CA+S alum John Guleserian (BA '00) was recently featured in ICG Magazine talking about the difference between indies, studio films, and how he decides to light the story.  Read more...