Beth Drozda discusses directing and screenwriting and how psychology and the teachings of the Catholic Church have affected her storytelling. Continue reading Featured Artist: Beth Drozda
Michigan native Amanda Egerer is a performing folk musician and New Evangelization student at JPCatholic. She shares the release of her new album and her experiences with God’s calling in her life. Continue reading Featured Artist: Amanda Egerer
by Nick Pini NP: What got you into film? AT: Boredom. Also, I like writing things, and decided to start filming the things that I wrote because just writing is boring. Anybody can sit in their house and write a fan-fiction of Twilight that becomes a billion-dollar franchise but only filmmakers can sit in their house, write a three-hundred-page script and become Australia’s premiere filmmaker. … Continue reading Featured Artist: Archibald Turner
Patrick Lynch is a junior at JPCatholic, studying TV Studio Production.
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JP Huckins is a junior communications major pursuing film makeup and prop production. His eccentric personality and creativity have led him to using his talents in cosmetology both on and off set. Continue reading Featured Artist: JP Huckins
As a faithful and reflective Catholic artist, Anne Linn strives to glorify God through her many artistic talents and endeavors, looking to see Christ in those she works with and in those of her audience. Continue reading Featured Artist: Anne Linn
Celeste Arteaga is a freshman studying film at John Paul the Great Catholic University. She has decided to switch to the New Evangelization emphasis to apply philosophy and theology into her music and storytelling. Continue reading Featured Artist: Celeste Arteaga
by Nick Jones NJ: What made you interested in pursuing game development? PG: I kinda feel bad for going with the cop-out answer, but I love video games. But it’s a little bit more than that. I think my idea of what, like, a story is and could be today, and what art is and could be today was shaped by video games because I’ve been playing video … Continue reading Featured Artist: Phillip Gregg
I have been doing art for as long as I remember and I really realised I wanted to pursue concept art and design especially towards the end of Highschool. Concept art in film has fascinated me however since I was around 11. Continue reading Featured Artist: Joe Fifelski
Ben Escobar is a senior studying screenwriting and directing. He is currently beginning production on a handful of personal projects and recently started writing for the Impacting Culture blog. He is best known around campus for his unique horror films and his infamous fish film, Genesis. Continue reading Featured Artist: Ben Escobar
By Clare Landis What got you into wanting to do business? DS: Back in 2009, I was 15. I’m into sports, but the gear was ridiculously expensive, so I started looking to into the replicas made in China. That was my first risk that I took, cause I was ordering off a website and you don’t really know if they will actually send you the … Continue reading Featured Artist: Daniel Sanche
Born and raised in San Diego, JPCatholic student Janine Larina brings unique life experience and fresh insight to the University’s Humanities program. She shares her experience as an actress and her transition from a Media Communications student to humanities. Continue reading Featured Artist No. 13: Janine Larina
How did you get into directing? Who inspires you?
CM: I didn’t come to this school for directing. I was originally an acting major. My inspiration however has always been my older brother. He inspires me to tell stories and follow my heart in everything I do. He’s always supported me and I do this for him and everyone else who’s ever had their dreams dissipated by a careless person.
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NJ: How did you first get into acting?
MF: “When I was five I did a tap dancing show, and I always kind of loved making people laugh. But when I was twelve I had a friend [who] died, and I kind of went through this year of just unhappiness…didn’t feel motivated to do things that made me happy, and the thing that motivated me back to happiness was playing the sultan in Aladdin Jr. in eighth grade…I had found the childhood that I had lost after this friend had died. I think [acting] brings me closer to that childhood that I missed after his death, so I think that’s why I continue doing it.” Continue reading Featured Artist No. 11: Mary Flynn
GR: First and foremost, I would love to start by addressing the fact that you are not just a one trick pony when it comes to your art. So, in which mediums specifically do you work in?
MB: Indeed! I dabble in a bit of everything. I love to draw, especially with traditional pencil and paper and then digitally with a tablet. I also love to sing and write songs and write lyrics to instrumental songs such as Two Steps From Hell.
Continue reading Featured Artist No. 12: Maria Boas
Nicholas Pape is currently a second-year student at JPCatholic studying acting. He can also be found playing the sports at Grape Day Park, creating melodies on the cello, and giving firm handshakes. Continue reading Featured Artist No. 10: Nick Pape
Ben Roberts is a senior studying Communications Media. He is also a film composer, orchestrator, and storyteller. He has collaborated with many other storytellers to help bring life to their vision through music. Continue reading Featured Artist No.9: Ben Roberts
Joseph Graves is a sophomore currently studying Communications/Media at JPCatholic. His interests range from studying humanities to photography to video effects work.
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Meg VonFeldt is a sophomore studying Post-Production. She has worked as an editor for the companies Catholic Answers and CAST Catholic Media. Continue reading Artist No. 7: Meg VonFeldt
Sarah Montalvo is a Freshman studying New Evangelization at JPCatholic. She enjoys drawing and writing, but her most recent artistic endeavor is poetry. Continue reading Artist No. 6: Sarah Montalvo