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DePauw film and media alums are film and television producers, directors, writers, video reporters, educators, music video creators, camera operators, video content creators, cinematographers, film critics, brand creators, digital creators, immersive media producers, multi-media producers, photographers, social media content creators, videographers, animators, film and video editors, marketing specialists--the list goes on.

Graduates are accepted into MFA or PhD film and media programs at universities like USC (Univ. of Southern California), Columbia College in Chicago, Temple University, DePaul University, and Indiana University – and secure positions with companies and institutions like NBC, the New York Times, Chatham University, the Washington Post, the Walt Disney Company, Rutgers University, Princeton University, and DreamWorks Animation.

They are consistently well-honored in their work, with films screening in festivals across the country and around the world, as well as winning some of the industry’s highest awards including:

Sundance Grand Jury Prize
Slamdance Grand Jury Prize
SXSW Special Jury Award
SXSW Audience Award
Pulitzer Prize in Journalism (video reporting)
Emmy Award
Black Reel Award
First Prize at the Dominicans Film Festival in New York
Filmmaker-in-Residence at Frontline
Los Angeles Film Festival Fiction Award
Independent Features Film Festival Award
Clio Award Winners for Theatrical Trailers
Indy Shorts International Film Festival Comedy
Aspen Shortsfest Audience Award
Student Academy Award

Dancing scene from Beauty and the Beast by Seismic Productions in Los Angeles.


This 2017 Clio Entertainment Bronze winning entry titled 'Fearless Trailer' was entered for Beauty and the Beast by Seismic Productions, Los Angeles.

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 Everything Beautiful is Far Away poster


Trailer for Everything Beautiful is Far Away

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Saint Frances poster

Director Alex Thompson '12

Trailer for Saint Frances

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person sitting on floor in front of a couch

Director Akanksha Cruczynski '14

Trailer for Close Ties to Home Country

blue sky with boardwalk in foreground

Director Linh Tran '17

Trailer for Waiting for the Light to Change

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