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  • OU MDIA Students Land Big Connections For Professional Growth At SXSW

    Following this year’s OU MDIA SXSW trip to Austin, TX, over 90% of the students from the trip have reported making two or more significant professional connections in their field of choice.

    The result has been that many of these students are now entering into new professional opportunities ranging from internships to ongoing mentoring relationships with industry leaders that they met with at SXSW.

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  • Screenplay By Recent MDIA Graduate Wins Award

    Kent Taylor, a recent graduate from the School of Media Arts and Studies, has just received 1st Place in the Script/Treatments category at the International Christian Film Festival for his screenplay, A Soldier’s Gift.

    The International Christian Film Festival took place in Orlando, Florida this year and awarded 35 awards to films, treatments, actors, and actresses alike.

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  • MDIA Alumnus Brian Unger Launches New Travel Channel Series

    One Ohio University alumnus will be bringing new life into cities across the nation in his new series Time Traveling with Brian Unger.

    The Travel Channel show starring Unger premiered April 20 with back-to-back episodes at 10 and 10:30 p.m.

    Unger graduated with a degree in telecommunications in 1987 and currently resides in Los Angeles. He previously worked on The Daily Show and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

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  • MDIA Short Film Wins First Place In BEA Festival

    Joy Ride, one of three short films produced last year in MDIA 4719 (aka “419”), Advanced Narrative Production, won first place in the narrative division of the Broadcast Education Association's annual competition.

    Adapted from a short story by Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Russo, Joy Ride is the story of a mother who, trying to escape her mundane marriage, takes her twelve-year-old son on a transformative road trip from New York to Texas during the 1960

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  • MDIA Creative Visualization Class To Host Showcase & Fundraiser At Innovation Center

    For five years, the Creative Visualization of Science and Technology class within the School of Media Arts & Studies has focused on increasing public awareness of a technology that – if embraced by global scientific communities, energy companies, and governments – offers a tremendous potential for clean, renewable, and reliable electricity…delivered from space.

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