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SOC DC Film Office PATs workshop

Workshop Certifies Students to Work on Movie Crews

Junior Zach Drescher says he knew American University would prepare him for a job in the film industry. What he didn’t expect is that AU would provide him a chance to work on the D.C.-based production of Transformers 3 while still in school.

SOC health communication digital short cheers to bone health

Communication Students Learn from Discovery's Top Doc

Students in Dr. John Whyte’s Health Communication class this summer had the unique opportunity to craft digital shorts on health-related issues, and then shoot them with a professional film crew, care of their professor.

A sea lion approaches the camera during production on the IMAX film Under the Sea 3D.

Cue the Animals

The secrets of the wildlife film trade are revealed by filmmaker and professor Chris Palmer.