Seniors Eric Keto and Corinne Colgan co-directed “Carried Away” a 13-minute documentary profiling backyard inventor, artist and world-record holding hot-air-balloon pilot Brian Boland.
The film won the Audience Choice Award at the Visions Film Festival held at UNC-Wilmington in April. It also screened at the Reality Bytes Independent Student Film Festival at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois and received the festival’s top documentary award.
CMD professor Cory L. Young and IMC professor Arhlene A. Flowers, in coordination with graduate student Nate Ren, publish in PRism, a scholarly journal on public relations. The article, “Technology and crisis communication: Emerging themes from a pilot study of U.S. public relations practitioners,” focuses on the use of technology by individuals in crisis situations. Due to faster information flow between individuals today, the public relations field is experiencing an impact on the preparation process. Now, these organizations need to learn how to adapt these new technologies and utilize them when disaster strikes.
Brad Collins ’11 will showcase his senior thesis film, Love Potions, at the Short Film Corner at Cannes this week.
Love Potions is a romantic comedy about a fourth-grade boy who sneaks a harmless love potion into the lunch of a young witch.
The film’s crew was comprised of many Park students, and was completed in Professor Guido Santi’s Fall 2010 thesis class.
Melissa Buck '13, recently won the bronze prize in the 2011 Computer Security Awareness Poster and Video Contest in the poster category. The host of the contest, EDUCAUSE, is a non-profit organization that focuses on the intelligent use of technology in higher education.