Jonathan Bowen

Jonathan Bowen

Senior Technologist / Operations Manager of the Film Program at the UCF School of Visual Arts & Design.

Welcome (Back)! – Fall 2017

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Aug 182017
 

The UCF/SVAD Film Program Undergraduate Orientation is being held on Friday, September 1st at 1pm in VAB 132*. All current and incoming students should make every effort to attend to get updates on program related activities.

Students enrolled in supported production courses should stop by the Film Equipment Room, NSC 157, to have their UCF ID cards scanned for access to Film Program production facilities. Supported production courses for the Fall 2017 semester are as follows:

  • FIL 2461 Cinematography I
  • FIL 3534 Sound Design for Film I
  • FIL 3876C Experimental Cinema I
  • FIL 4162C Feature/TV Writing I
  • FIL 4301C Documentary Workshop I
  • FIL 4486C Directing for Film II
  • FIL 4434C Capstone I
  • FIL 4566C Editing II
  • Students enrolled in an approved Independent Study
  • Film, MFA graduate students

A complete list of officially supported production courses and what facilities each course has access to can be found in the SVAD Film Production and Exhibition Handbook located here. An overview of Film Program production facilities in the Nicholson School of Communication building can be found here; the Visual Arts building can be found here; and the Center for Emerging Media can be found here.

* Due to the university’s facility reservation system, the current location of the Film Program’s undergraduate orientation is tentative. Please check back a few days before the event to confirm its final location.

BA Call for Submissions

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Mar 082017
 
We are proud to announce the first ever call for submissions for films created by Film B.A students!

For the first time ever, Film – Cinema Studies Track, BA majors have the opportunity to show films that they have created in front of friends and family on Friday, May 5, 2017, as part of the Year-End Screener events in the VAB 132 auditorium!

An eligible submission must be:

  1. Submitted by a Cinema Studies Major who wrote, directed, produced, or did a combination of the three on the project.
  2. Have been completed between summer of 2016 and April 10th 2017
  3. Be between 2-15 minutes in length
  4. In addition, the film must fit the technical specs (in the outline section, under “Screener Delivery”).

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Production Facilities Closed 3/14/17

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Mar 082017
 

The Film Program’s production and classroom facilities will be closed to student access on Tuesday, March 14th at 6AM (advanced to Monday, March 13th at 5pm due to carpet layers being ahead of schedule). The main hallways of the NSC building are being carpeted during Spring Break and Tuesday is focused on the Film area. Facilities will reopen for student access at 6AM Wednesday, March 15th. The 2nd floor of the NSC building is being carpeted Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th.

Other areas of the NSC building will be impacted by this project through out the Spring Break period of Friday, March 10th – Sunday, March 19th (see diagram).