Joshua Shaffer: Where did you grow up? Jacob Hotovy: I grew up in the great town of Lincoln, Nebraska. Then for college I moved out here [to] Escondido, California. That’s about it. Nothing too interesting. JS: How did you develop your passion for film and theatre? JH: Well my mom owns a theatre group back home called S.T.A.G.E. Student Theatre and Godly Evangelization is the … Continue reading Featured Artist: Jacob Hotovy
Weekly Newsletter August 28 – September 3 Continue reading Weekly Newsletter August 28 – September 3
Interview with Lawrence McDonnel Continue reading Featured Artist: Lawrence McDonell
John Paul the Great Catholic University’s JP Poirier is an aspiring filmmaker and musician who spends most of his free time searching for new sounds he can create and implement into his music. He also enjoys hanging with the guys and surfing down in Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Continue reading Featured Artist: JP Poirier
Featured Artist interview with Matthew Farrugia. Continue reading Featured Artist: Matthew Farrugia
Ella Negri spent two years working after high school to prepare for a move from Michigan to Los Angeles. She knew that she wanted to work in movies, and she believed that moving to Hollywood was the first step. “I went through discernment in high school and looked at other options, but my whole life, I knew there wasn’t any plan B for me. Movies is where I was supposed to be.” Ella had everything set up for the move, but her LA apartment and every back-up fell through right before she was supposed to leave. Knowing she didn’t want to stay in Michigan, she quickly made a decision to attend JPCatholic without visiting the campus or meeting any students. Her only expectation was that it would be hot in California.
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Andrew Ascough: What do you get from drawing and creating freely?
Nick Jones: Usually when I draw, I don’t have a certain idea or plan of what to draw. It’s like an emotional improvisational or organic experience. Continue reading Featured Artist: Nick Jones
Taylor Williams, surfing fanatic and Humanities major at John Paul the Great Catholic University, urges artists to be thoughtful in their creativity for others. Continue reading Featured Spotlight: Taylor Williams
An interview with actress and producer, Meghan Woodard. Continue reading Featured Artist: Meghan Woodard
Writer and director, Chris Weingart shares some of his thoughts on the mission of Catholic filmmakers. Continue reading Featured Artist: Chris Weingart
Joshua Shepardson is screen writer and music producer who enjoys making his friends family experience joy through his work. He strives to conquer his goals and become a showrunner one day. Continue reading Featured Artist: Joshua Shepardson
Hailey Jackson is a director and actor who strives to find a balance between acting and directing. She is also one of the few non-Catholic students enrolled in John Paul the Great Catholic University’s bachelors program. Continue reading Featured Artist: Hailey Jackson
Chris Bradley strives for excellence in everything he does. After he graduates from John Paul the Great Catholic University this September, he hopes to impact society in a positive way through acting. Continue reading Featured Artist: Chris Bradley
Senior Cole Webb Harter is a director and writer who shares his inspirations and from where his creativity and love of storytelling comes.
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Tom Zupicich is a senior studying Communications Media with an emphasis in Screenwriting. Nick Jones: What drew you towards going into Screenwriting as an emphasis? Tom Zupicich: While there is an aspect of producing I like, screenwriting is the much more creative aspect that drew me to it, and I guess I’m much more creatively oriented than business oriented. I think thats the best way … Continue reading Featured Artist: Tom Zupicich
Freshman business student, Rebecca Knebelsberger, is a photographer and member of the SOUL Outreach team out of her love for Christ. Continue reading Featured Artist: Rebecca Knebelsberger
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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