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End of Semester Screenings Fall 2017

December 13–17

Join UT's Department of Radio-Television-Film December 13-17, as we showcase this fall’s student work. The free screenings and demonstrations will take place on the UT campus at various venues and will culminate at the end of the week, with advanced undergraduate and graduate films. On Sunday, December 17th, we will screen MFA thesis films from Ching Wang, Rachel Bardin, Mira K. Lippold-Johnson, Lizette Barrera, Dio Traverso, Daniel Earney, and Huay-Bing Law.


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13 | Cheer Up Charlies   

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM         RTF 366K – MUSIC FILM PRODUCTION (PJ Raval)  

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 | Various Locations

—DIGITAL DEMO DAY—(For more Digital Demo Day events, see the UT-GAMMA Program site

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM            RTF 344M – INTRO TO DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION-WB (Ben Bays) - CMB 4C
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM            RTF 344M – INTRO TO VFX & MOTION GRAPHICS (Wiley Akins) - CMB 4C
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM            RTF 344N – ADVANCED VFX/MOTION GRAPHICS (Ben Bays) - CMB 4C 
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM            RTF 368/388P – IMMERSIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION (Deepak Chetty) - CMA 4.148
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM            RTF 344N – 2D GAMMA CAPSTONE (Paul Toprac) - GDC 3.100 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 | Texas Union Theatre      

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM            RTF 368 – CINEMATOGRAPHY (John Fiege)    
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM            RTF 366K – NARRATIVE PRODUCTION (Deb Lewis)    
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM            RTF 366K – NARRATIVE PRODUCTION (Amanda Gotera)  
8:00 PM – 9:15 PM            RTF 366K – NARRATIVE PRODUCTION (Steve Mims) 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 | Texas Union Theatre / CMB 4C

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM            RTF 380P – PRODUCTION WORKSHOP FOR WRITERS (Scott Rice) - CMB 4C
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM            RTF 366K – CREATING A WEB SERIES (Mike Akel) - Texas Union Theatre
7:30 PM – 9:15 PM            RTF 366K – DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION (Nancy Schiesari) - Texas Union Theatre

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 | Texas Union Theatre    

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM            RTF 341 – AUDIO PRODUCTION: SOUND FOR PICTURE (Andrew Garrison)  
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM            RTF 343 – ADVANCED NARRATIVE PRODUCTION (Andrew Garrison)   
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM            RTF 343 – ADVANCED NARRATIVE PRODUCTION (Miguel Alvarez)  
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM            RTF 368C/388P – ADVANCED DIRECTING (Andrew Shea)   

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17 | Texas Union Theatre      

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM            RTF 881KA – MFA 1st YEAR DOCUMENTARY (Nancy Schiesari)   
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM            Light Refreshments
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM            RTF 488M – MFA THESIS 

On Sunday, December 17th, we will screen MFA thesis films at the Texas Student Union Theatre from 5-8 PM. These films reflect the culmination of their graduate education. Filmmakers include Ching Wang, Rachel Bardin, Mira K. Lippold-Johnson, Lizette Barrera, Dio Traverso, Daniel Earney, and Huay-Bing Law.
 

DOLLY • Ching Wang

Horror Comedy
21 min.

In order to save her little family of two, a moody eight-year-old girl must combat the strange influence a mysterious doll has over her lonely, single father.

ANIMAL FACTS CLUB PRESENTS • Rachel Bardin

Web Series, Science education
This kids' educational series artistically presents facts about interesting Texas animals.

  • Episode 1: "Endangered Rituals"
    6.3 min.
    The nearly extinct Attwater Prairie Chicken and the critically endangered Houston Toad both engage in incredible mating displays.
     
  • Episode 2: "Strange Defenses"
    5 min.
    To defend themselves from predators, Horned Lizards and Opossums employ surprising tactics.
     
  • Episode 3: "Humans and Birds" 
    5 min.
    Grackles and Peregrine Falcons have experienced significant population changes as a result of human behavior. 

BAD THINGS • Mira K. Lippold-Johnson

Drama
22 min.

When her older sister is unjustly suspended from school, eight-year-old Sue Ellen starts to doubt that brains and hard work are enough to ward off trouble. Bad teachers, prejudices, a bully—there are impediments to success. So Sue Ellen takes a drastic step to seize control.

CHICLE (GUM) • Lizette Barrera

Drama
14 min.

An ill-tempered teenager’s attempt to find peaceful solitude on the day of her grandfather’s passing is interrupted when an estranged friend pays her a visit. 

JACK RABBIT • Dio Traverso

Comedy
29.2 min.

A mute boy squares off against Death itself in order to save his sick grandmother.

THE BACKUP PLAN • Daniel Earney

Drama
28 min.

When a down-on-his-luck single father faces eviction, he begins stealing car parts to save his home.

JUNE • Huay-Bing Law

Drama
12.6 min.

An immigrant Chinese wife tries to fit in at her husband's graduation reception in 1955 Texas. 

Elana Wakeman

Communications & Programs Coordinator


For more information, contact:

Nick Hundley at 512-471-7209