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End of an era: Film Society goes digital

End of an era: Film Society goes digital

September 25, 2013

The digital revolution began at the turn of the century when many Hollywood directors switched to digital filmmaking. The distribution aspect of the industry was quick to follow, and now that impending change has reached Salt Lake City. Currently, the Salt Lake Film Society is in the process of swit...

F&MAD Film Fest showcases student films for third year

F&MAD Film Fest showcases student films for third year

September 23, 2013

Utah is known for its rich film history. Not only have dozens of westerns been shot in the vast Southern deserts of the state, but Park City’s Sundance Film Festival attracts crowds from around the world. With that said, it’s not surprising that the U is able to produce film students capable of cr...

Film student shares passion

Film student shares passion

September 16, 2013

If you walk over to the film lab to check out equipment, chances are you’ll see Candida Duran. Along with her status as lab employee, Duran is also a student majoring in film with an emphasis in production. On top of the heavy load of film courses, she strives for a minor in theater.  When it comes down to it, Duran’s life is...

Salt Lake Film Society to show films from around the world

Salt Lake Film Society to show films from around the world

September 9, 2013

For the die-hard cinephile living in Salt Lake City, it can be difficult to track down foreign films playing in theaters. Yes, occasionally Century 16 and other megaplexes screen some. However, when the big film houses show foreign movies, they choose those with a larger marketability, which is why S...

Utah Arts Festival in Review: Artistic films find home at Fear No Film festival

Utah Arts Festival in Review: Artistic films find home at Fear No Film festival

July 1, 2013

Within the last month, major blockbusters such as “Man of Steel” and “World War Z” have hit the summer box office. While Hollywood dumps millions of dollars into special effects and highly paid actors, the Utah Arts Festival puts its own spin on the summertime movie phenomena by showcasing t...

Festival showcases all forms of art

June 17, 2013

Running during the third weekend in June, the Utah Arts Festival is an experience city dwellers look forward to. The extravaganza offers a variety of art, entertainment and culture by featuring live music, a short film festival, over a hundred local artists’ work and a high-wire act. This weekend, the Utah A...

RAW blends variety of artistic styles

RAW blends variety of artistic styles

April 24, 2013

To RAW: Natural Born Artists, art shows have the potential to break away from the clichéd showcase of a gallery setting and transform into a collaborative event. Rather than following the tradition of highlighting one artistic genre, RAW works to fuse the many elements of art into one extravagant production. When experiencing th...

‘42’ fails to deliver moving story

‘42’ fails to deliver moving story

April 16, 2013

Before the summer film glut kicks in with high-budget fan films like “Iron Man 3” and “The Great Gatsby,” studios like to toss out smaller films in hopes these films will sell a few tickets and get Oscar talk started early. This year audiences are given “42,” the story of the first black bas...

‘Monsters University’ captures college life

‘Monsters University’ captures college life

April 16, 2013

Ever wondered how Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan became such famous monsters and even better friends? In the upcoming Pixar movie, “Monsters University,” Mike and Sully revisit the big screen as college freshmen and embark on the journey of discovering themselves, surviving school and creating a...

Spock speaks

Spock speaks

April 8, 2013

ROAD TO FAME Zachary Quinto enlightens students about his start in acting and his sexuality Zachary Quinto, an actor famously recognized for his role as Spock in the rebooted Star Trek, spoke at the Union on Monday night. Through a moderated conversation conducted by both ASUU speaker manager Laura ...

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