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VIDEO: OINK Film Festival

Cameron Hollstegge November 2, 2022

Cameron Hollstegge talked with junior EMB student Andrew Walsh, and associate professor and program head of Media and Journalism Sara Drabik, about the upcoming OINK Film Festival. The two of them share...

Dylan Boling sets up equipment as he prepares to shoot video.

VIEWPOINTS: With a Rising Interest In Filmmaking, Just How Hard Is It?

Emory Davis, Photo Editor October 20, 2022

According to a Forbes article, majors like  information technology and electronic media have seen a major rise in interest over the past decade. With media and technology growing at such a rapid rate,...

VIDEO: Recapping the EMBer Film Festival

Haven Wolfe, Violet Lewis, and Sophia Cates September 30, 2022

The second annual EMBer Film Festival was held Wednesday, Sept. 28 to celebrate short films created by students during the pandemic. A panel of three judges gave six awards to student filmmakers. We talked...

Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies

Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor November 11, 2019
This list of the eight best basketball movies will help you get in the spirit of the season.
NKU weighs in on the 2015 Oscar nominees

NKU weighs in on the 2015 Oscar nominees

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief February 19, 2015

Beloved actors, long time favorites, a current British phenomenon and even a battle between the two men who’ve portrayed the Incredible Hulk on the big screen. These are just a few of the plethora of...

The movie poster for Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner.

‘Kill the Messenger’ captures story of former Northerner editor’s rich life and tragic death

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief October 6, 2014

On December 10, 2004 acclaimed and eventually disgraced journalist Gary Webb was found dead from two gunshots to the head. The death would be ruled a suicide. After a struggle with depression and what...

Michael Cuesta, Rich Boehne,  and Sue Bell-Stokes take part in a panel discussion lead by President Mearns after an NKU screening of Kill the Messenger.

Q&A: NKU ‘Kill the Messenger’ premiere panel discussion

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor October 6, 2014

After a special NKU screening of ‘Kill the Messenger’ on Thursday Oct. 2, President Mearns lead a discussion panel with Michael Cuesta, director of the film, Sue Bell-Stokes, Gary Webb’s ex-wife,...

Hollywood and journalism: the unseen connection

Kevin Schultz, Digital Projects Manager October 3, 2014

Sitting side-by-side around the circular table of the twelfth floor guest room in New York City's grand Ritz Carlton Hotel, the keen, thirty or forty-something veteran entertainment reporter two seats...

A slice of the life: one editor’s ‘Kill the Messenger’ journey to NYC

Nancy Curtis, Editor-In-Chief October 3, 2014

Jeremy Renner and New York City, two things I’d never gotten close to, but always wanted to be near. Then on a Wednesday afternoon, while dealing with about a million things, I got the call. I was going...

‘Kill the Messenger’ director speaks to NKU students and staff

Kassidy Stricklett, Reporter October 2, 2014

NKU got its own taste of Hollywood on Thursday Oct. 2, when Kill the Messenger director Michael Cuesta stopped by to talk to students and staff about the movie and engage in a Q&A session. Cuesta...

Gautraud sits at the work station where he edited together the footage that would become My Moms Motorcycle. Sitting on his desk are several of the sentimental items featured in the short film.

Former NKU student shares his insight about giving and legacy through short film

Kiana Berry, Contributor September 10, 2014

In five minutes Douglas Gautraud, 24, directs viewers through an exploration of his grandfather’s lives, his new perspective on success and his beliefs on giving. "My Mom’s Motorcycle", Gautraud’s...

An experts insight on the 2014 Oscar nominees

An expert’s insight on the 2014 Oscar nominees

Nancy Curtis, Arts and Life Editor February 28, 2014

The 86th annual Academy Awards air this Sunday; everyone is making their picks and here at NKU John Alberti, director graduate studies and cinema studies, has made his. Best Actor         As with...

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