Digital Filmmaking

2018 Honors Convocation Awardees 150 150 Villa Maria College

2018 Honors Convocation Awardees

Honor Convocation is an annual event at which we celebrate our students’ academic achievements. This year’s Convocation was held on April 26, 2018. Eighteen students were recognized as outstanding in their major, for presenting at this year’s Symposium and received the faculty association achievement award, and 11 students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international…

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Filmmaking Students Video Chat with Renowned Director Warren P. Sonoda 150 150 Villa Maria College

Filmmaking Students Video Chat with Renowned Director Warren P. Sonoda

This week, digital filmmaking students had the opportunity to video chat with Warren P. Sonoda, one of Canada’s busiest, in-demand and prolific directors. In addition, Sonoda is also one of the most accomplished and influential Canadian music video directors with over 160 music videos directed and more than 250 edited. He recently received his second Emmy…

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Villa Maria College to Sponsor NCCC Film & Animation Fest 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College to Sponsor NCCC Film & Animation Fest

Every year, Niagara County Community College hosts a Film & Animation Fest. The event, which takes place on NCCC’s Sanborne, NY campus, attracts filmmakers, animators and video producers from the Western New York area and beyond. The day-long event includes an international film competition, screenings of all finalist films, exhibits, demonstrations, vendor displays, music; movie trivia,…

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Digital Filmmaking Students Complete Buffalo Niagara Film Commission’s 2017 Production Assistant Certification Program 150 150 Villa Maria College

Digital Filmmaking Students Complete Buffalo Niagara Film Commission’s 2017 Production Assistant Certification Program

This month, six of Villa’s Digital Filmmaking students attended a Production Assistant Training and Certification Program hosted by the Buffalo Niagara Film Commission and was held as the WNED Studio in downtown Buffalo. During the program, students were introduced to some of the basic tasks a Production Assistant manages, like how to read daily call sheets, how…

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Students Present their Research Papers at Villa’s Second Undergraduate Symposium 150 150 Villa Maria College

Students Present their Research Papers at Villa’s Second Undergraduate Symposium

Gabe Marrone presents “Too Personal?,” a look at how social media impact an individual’s ability to get a job. On Thursday, April 20, 2017 Villa Maria College held its second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. Seven students presented original work they completed in their classes to an audience made up of fellow students, faculty and staff members,…

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Spring Open House Date Announced 150 150 Villa Maria College

Spring Open House Date Announced

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Villa Maria College is hosting its Spring Open House for students interested in learning more about the college. Prospective students and their families can learn about our 18 academic programs, including emerging majors in psychology, digital media and communication, digital filmmaking, and our recently-accredited occupational therapy assistant program. Open house…

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Villa Maria College Recognized for Offering One of the Top Bachelors of Art Degree Programs in the Nation 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Recognized for Offering One of the Top Bachelors of Art Degree Programs in the Nation

Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource for online learning and college accreditation information, has released its annual rankings for the 2016-2017 Best Four Year Art Degree Programs in the Nation. Villa Maria College was ranked #5 on the list. According to Angela Hanners, Community for Accredited Online Schools’s director of communications, colleges must…

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Villa Maria College’s Portfolio Day Featured on WNY Living 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College’s Portfolio Day Featured on WNY Living

On Monday, October 3, 2016, Villa Maria College was featured on WNY Living. John Fucile, a digital filmmaking professor, and Kristen Schober, Villa’s communications specialist, spoke about Portfolio Day, an upcoming event in which high school students have the opportunity to have their portfolios reviewed by Villa’s art faculty. You can watch the full story here.…

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Villa Maria College Reports Increase in Enrollment, Adds New Faculty 150 150 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Reports Increase in Enrollment, Adds New Faculty

For a second year in a row, Villa Maria College has reported a positive growth in its enrollment. The incoming class grew by 8% from the previous year, increasing the College’s total enrollment to nearly 600 students. This growth is attributed to the successful implementation of the College’s Visionary Plan, which led to the launch…

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Villa Maria College Announces New Digital Filmmaking Program 500 432 Villa Maria College

Villa Maria College Announces New Digital Filmmaking Program

 In response to the rapid growth and success of the motion picture and television industry, and the predicted demand for skilled talent over the next decade, Villa Maria College announces it will offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Digital Filmmaking beginning with the Fall 2016 semester. Students can begin registering for the…

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