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FilmFest Gala: When student film premiere at Paramount was canceled, Learning Studio took it to the web

FilmFest Gala: When student film premiere at Paramount was canceled, Learning Studio took it to the web

By on May 6, 2020 in Features with 0 Comments

Six short films, representing months of work by more than 50 ACU students, were destined for a Paramount Theatre screening at the ACU FilmFest gala in early April. But when classes moved online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, so did FilmFest. On April 23, the gala, which typically draws a full house at the […]

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Award-winning filmmaker Maxwell uses storytelling as catalyst for change

Award-winning filmmaker Maxwell uses storytelling as catalyst for change

By on September 3, 2019 in Alumni News, Campus News, Features with 0 Comments

Stories have the power to change the world, and ACU alumnus Matt Maxwell (’07) believes this so full-heartedly that he has devoted his life to telling them. Matt’s film Finding Home in Boomtown will be featured at this year’s ACU Summit Film Festival. The documentary film, set in Midland, Texas, tells the story of a […]

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Theatre major drawn to ACU by FilmFest, other opportunities

Theatre major drawn to ACU by FilmFest, other opportunities

By on August 15, 2018 in Features with 0 Comments

Ever since he was in high school, working in the film industry has been a dream for Rankin Dean Bullard. As a 12-year-old, he started making funny videos with his mom’s camera. Then, in his junior year of high school, he started acting in theatre and fell in love with it. When he was 18, […]

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