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SU Film Majors enjoy breakfast with Joseph P. Genier, Executive Producer of the Paramount+ show, “Wolf Pack,” premiering this January. Elijah Immanuel, Rachel Apostolico, Madelyn Claire Turner and Shannon Forbes have spent the week as interns on the show, experiencing life on set in the professional film and TV world.

Interning With Entertainment Pros

A weeklong internship on the set of a new TV series provided four Shenandoah University film production students with the invaluable experience of shadowing a professional crew. The quartet of Elijah Immanuel ’23, Rachel Apostolico ’22, Madelyn Claire Turner ’24, and Shannon Forbes ’25 traveled to Atlanta in October to watch the workings of the […]

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Dash Shaw at online Young Screenwriters' Conference

University Department Co-Sponsors Young Screenwriters’ Conference

Project Write, in partnership with Shenandoah University’s Department of Media and Communications, hosted its second annual Young Screenwriters’ Conference in October. The daylong online event featured Richmond, Virginia-based graphic comic artist Dash Shaw, who wrote and directed the animated film “My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea,” which was shown by another of the […]

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Shenandoah University’s Slasher Film Is Heading To The Big Screen

As we inch closer to October, the excitement for pumpkin patches, haunted houses and Halloween grows. If you celebrate the season with horror flicks, make sure to catch the opening of Shenandoah University’s new film. The low-budget horror film GetAWAY will be hitting the big screen at The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester for one […]

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Alumni Successes

Santa Girl

“Santa Girl” Hits The Big Screen

See “Santa Girl” At Home On-Demand! It will also be available on-demand starting Aug. 30. See “Santa Girl” in theaters locally! Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Winchester will also premiere the movie on Aug. 30 and plans to run one showing a day for a week. Special screenings with a Q&A with Weaver to follow will be held at […]

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Blayne Weaver

Shenandoah Hires ‘Santa Girl’ Director Blayne Weaver

Director Blayne Weaver, who directed “Santa Girl” at Shenandoah, brings Hollywood know-how to the university as the school’s first director in residence. I’m honored to be a part of Shenandoah. I love being around kids and people who want to learn. I think Shenandoah is really backing up its film department, which has taken some […]

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