Sugar Babies is sister D'andra Welch's senior thesis film. You can see it premiere on May 6th at the Mason film fest.
Disco Head is sister Lindsey Oblitey's senior thesis film. It will be premiering at George Mason Film Festival on May 6th 2018.
Mona, an unemployed 20-something, finds love and friendship at her new job in a roller rink that exists outside of the confines of time.
This is Iota sister Hannah Looney's senior thesis film. You can come see it premiere on May 6, 2018.
A short film based on the true story of a young lesbian creating a safe-haven in her conservative small town.
It is Iota sister Logan Mckenna Brown's senior thesis film. You can come see it premiere on May 6, 2018.
Broken is a dramatic short film about Jay, a lonely and depressed young girl with a troubled past who finds herself hopelessly drifting without a home. Along her journey she meets a group of young runaways that take her in. She quickly learns that Bradley, Ryder, and Nathan's lives are just as complicated as hers. As she gets to know them, she connects with them on a new level and ends up finding a home that she never thought she would have. It is Iota Sister Peyton Shahan's senior project.
You can view the go fund me link here
Werewolf Hunters is a horror comedy about three idiots who go out hunting for werewolves.
Iota brothers on the project include Josh Renkes (Director, Writer), Ryan Hill (Production Assistant), Kiefer Inson (Actor), and alumni Sean Mercado (Actor).
Burnoutland is a comedic web series about a 90s grunge band trying to get their shit together.
Iota brothers and sisters associated with the project include Grace Wilber (Director, Writer), alumni Jason Cortez (Executive Producer), Livia Elgart (Associate Producer), Meagan Arnold (Director of Photography), Valerie Forjan (Editor), Irem Dogancali (Assistant Director), Chad Alexander (Art Director), Ian Salimbangon (Wardrobe, BTS Photographer), Hannah Looney (Casting Director), Logan Brown (Assistant Editor), David Mason (Boom Operator, Sound Design), Darcelle Larkin (Key Grip), Cameron Perrier (Production Assistant), Mitchell Parker (Production Assistant), and Alessandro Gaiarin (Actor) and alumni Sean Mercado (Extra).
BOTH is a comedic short film about a young woman named Bryn who attends a house party to prove to her ex that she is over their relationship.
Iota brothers and sisters on the project included Michael Rose (Producer, Director), Hannah Looney (Co-Producer), Grace Wilber (Writer, Production Design), Irem Dogancali (Assistant Director, Sound Designer), Meagan Arnold (Director of Photography), Logan Brown (Camera Operator), Katherine Velle (Camera Operator), Will Sidaros (2nd Assistant Camera), Livia Elgart (Script Supervisor), Joe Paquette (Gaffer), Mitchell Parker (Best Boy Grip), David Mason (Sound Mixer, Colorist), Nick Devito (Boom Operator), Kiefer Inson (Boom Operator), Nick Canonico (Boom Operator), Chad Alexander (Costume Design), and Katlin Haberdash (Editor). Extras included Max Stempniewicz, Sean Mercado, Sarah Williams, Eleazar Stamper, Cameron Perrier, Mary Clare Durel, Bryan Sitko, and Dennis Gamarra.
Check out some behind-the-scenes photos below!
On this episode of Cameo, we sit down with director Kalik Allah and guest host Nicole Cross to discuss Kalik's film, Field Niggas. This episode was created in collaboration with GMU's Black Student Alliance!
To learn more about the filmmaker, visit his website at http://khalikallah.tumblr.com/.
Khalik Allah (b.1985) is a New York-based photographer and filmmaker whose work has been described as "street opera" simultaneously visceral, hauntingly beautiful and penetrative. Khalik's passion for photography was sparked when he began photographing members of the Wu-Tang Clan with a camera he borrowed from his dad.
Iota Sister Irem Dogancali is now raising support and funds for her senior thesis project, titled Pineapple. Pineapple is a short comedy about some younglings, sexuality, human nature of friendship, and what happens when you get groovy with your roomie. Alex and Emmy are roommates by random. Their relationship takes a turn after they have a threesome with Alex's good friend and Emmy's date, James.
Other Iota Brothers and Sisters on the project include: Jordon Jones (Producer), Grace Wilber (Writer, Production Design), Darcelle Larkin (Director of Photography), Logan Brown (PR), Hannah Looney (Casting Director, Props Master), Meagan Arnold (2nd Camera), Ian Salimbangon (Assistant Camera), David Mason (Audio Mixer), Chad Alexander and Cameron Evans (Design), Sean Mercado (Composer), and Katherine Velle (Editor).
View some behind-the-scenes photos below!
Today we sat down with three seniors graduating from the FAVS program at GMU. See what they had to say about filmmaking!