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11/14/2017 Faculty Profile: Meet Hanjin Park, Cinema Arts
"To succeed as a filmmaker, you need passion and commitment. Read and write as much as you can. Watch as many films as you can ... Most importantly, go out and make your films," advises Park.
10/31/2017 Cinema Arts Major Wins Award at Spooky Empire's International Horror Film Festival
Gregory Vogt's short film, Something Within, won Best Special Effects at Spooky Empire's International Horror Film Festival.
9/26/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Daymon Long, Cinema Production Major
"I chose Point Park because I knew I wouldn’t just be a number in a room - I'd have the opportunity to have true relationships with the people who are educating me."
8/24/2017 Point Park University Welcoming One of Its Largest Incoming Classes this Fall
More than 850 U.S. and international freshmen and transfer students are enrolled at Point Park for the fall.
8/4/2017 Behind the Scenes at WQED Multimedia with Alumni Alisyn Blackwell and Zak Boyle
Blackwell and Boyle discuss how the education and training they received at Point Park prepared them for professional success at WQED.
7/21/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Annie Brewer, Cinema Production Major
"Find what you’re skilled at, but more importantly, find what makes you happy. College is a better experience when you’re doing something you love."
4/25/2017 Pioneer Records Premiers Official Chase and the Barons Music Video by Cinema, SAEM Majors
Students taking the Music Video Workshop class this semester were tasked with creating a music video with strong marketing and entertainment value for Pioneer Records' newest band, Chase and the Barons.
4/11/2017 CBS Executives Present "Student of the Business" at Point Park University
Tiffany Smith-Anoa'i, executive vice president of diversity, inclusion and communications, and Fern Orenstein, senior vice president of casting, presented the workshops.
3/13/2017 Grip/Electric Workshop Exposes Students to Equipment Used on Motion Picture Film Sets
At 31st Street Studios, students checked out and demoed Arri M40's, 18K Arrimax's, Kino Flo Celeb's, Quantum's, Mole LED Fresnel's, among others.
2/7/2017 Students Inspired by Stories From Veterans and Korean War Survivor Ock Soon Lee
Soon Lee shared her harrowing — yet inspirational — story with Point Park students and members and guests of the Veterans Breakfast Club.
1/20/2017 #PittsburghMe: Meet Daniel Kelly, Cinema Production major from Texas
"I would say to live on campus for at least your first year. It’s a great way to get to know and network with other students. It will help you get the most out of your college experience."
11/28/2016 Award-Winning Actor, Writer and Director Bryan Cranston Visits Point Park University
"To be successful in this business you need talent, persistence, patience and luck," said Cranston.
10/31/2016 Black Maria Film Festival Tour Comes to Point Park
Professor John Rice's film, "The End of Blessings," will be featured Nov. 10.
10/12/2016 Fall 2016 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Get a peek inside the Fall issue of the magazine for alumni and friends of Point Park University.
9/29/2016 #PittsburghMe: Meet Benjamin Jackson, Cinema Production Major
"No other film school that I looked at came close to the personal, experienced-based approach that Point Park offers."
9/6/2016 Troy Centofanto Recruits Top Talent for Point Park's Conservatory of Performing Arts
"Point Park’s Conservatory of Performing Arts is one of the top conservatories in the country. Having the opportunity to work with the current and future leaders of the industry is very exciting and rewarding," Centofanto said.
7/5/2016 Cinema Arts Student, Spain Native Interning for The Fred Rogers Company
"I work on children’s cartoons that air on PBS to select small clips and images for the website, transcribe videos and files from DVDs, as well as any other tasks as assigned," said Pamies.
11/9/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Balint Oltvai, Cinema Production Major
Learn what cinema production major Balint Oltvai loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
11/2/2015 Cinema Major Expands Professional Network, Gains Experience at International Film Festival
The Toronto International Film Festival is a cinematic spectacle saturated with collaboration, entertainment and the love of cinema.
11/2/2015 Row House Cinema to Showcase Student Films
Students’ short films screen at 7 and 8:15 p.m. on Nov. 6. Tickets are $5.
10/26/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Janelle DeChancie, Cinema Production Major
Learn what cinema production major Janelle DeChancie loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
8/10/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Cinema Production Major Luke Griffo
Learn what cinema production major Luke Griffo loves about living and learning in Pittsburgh.
6/16/2015 2015 Cinema Grad's Photo Series 'Perception of Complexion' Gains National Attention
Brown created a stark series of photos that feature classic police mug shots of several of his fellow Point Park classmates.
6/15/2015 #PittsburghMe: Meet Cinema Production Major Bethany Barich
Learn what Cinema Production major Bethany Barich loves about living and learning in Downtown Pittsburgh.
6/5/2015 2015 Cinema Production Grad Interns at Cannes Film Festival, Makes Industry Connections
Meet Lexx Truss, a 2015 cinema production graduate.
5/11/2015 2015 HHS Symposium Featured Open Mic Reading, Variety of Research Posters and Presentations
Undergraduate students from various majors came together to present at the Sixth Annual Humanities and Human Sciences Symposium April 24.
5/5/2015 Women in Film and Media Awards Scholarships to Mina Hoffman and Hannah Snyder
After a review by a scholarship committee, Hoffman was selected to receive the Point Park University scholarship ($2,500) and Snyder was selected to receive the Amy Lamb scholarship ($1,000).
4/30/2015 Alumni and student win top prizes at NFFTY
Three short films won audience awards in their categories.
4/15/2015 Students' Films to Screen at Shot for Shot Festival
Seven of the 10 films screening are created by Point Park students.
1/21/2015 Students Interning at Sundance Film Festival
Students will have access to film screenings and networking events to build relationships that can lead to jobs within the film industry.
1/15/2015 ‘The Chair’ gets Directors Guild nomination
DGA nominates director Anthony Sacco; awards ceremony is Feb. 7.
12/12/2014 Hollywood Producer Mark Canton Offers Career Insights to Cinema Students
"Point Park has such a great reputation because the cinema program is very specialized in the process of learning your craft," said Canton.
12/2/2014 2013 Alumna Heidi Schlegel Worked as a Unit Production Manager on "The Chair"
"Internships, working on other student films and working on projects that aren’t student films are all very important. Working with professionals is the best way to secure a job after graduating," said Schlegel.
11/24/2014 Alumni Profile: Meet Jason Elrod, Editor, MTO Productions
"Point Park’s cinema program is one of the few in the country that allows you to start handling equipment and shooting films in your first year," said Elrod.
9/12/2014 Cinema students intern with “The Chair,” receive valuable professional experience
Meet cinema production majors E.J. Brown and Megan Kuntz to learn more about their experience working on the project. Watch the series this fall on Starz.
5/23/2014 SAEM and Cinema Production Graduates Intern at New Perspective Communications
Sports, arts and entertainment management alumni Craig Woolridge and Evan Schall, along with cinema production graduate Jayme Jennings, interned at New Perspective Communications Agency this spring.
11/19/2013 New Facilities and Equipment Provide Cinema Students Hands-on Training
Work was done in the Patterson Building and in West Penn Hall to create a production and screening facility, new classrooms, computers and edit suites.
10/17/2013 Point Park Alumni Launch Loose Cannon Creative, a Multimedia Company
Cristin Goss and Mike DiGuglielmo earned their M.A. in journalism and mass communication in 2012, and Jonathan DeCarlo earned his B.A. in cinema production in 2009.
10/10/2013 Visiting Artist Cara Friez Brings Industry Experience to Cinema Program
Some of her most notable production opportunities include work for the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, As the World Turns, NightTalk on PCNC and the short film Moving in Together.
10/15/2009 Student film draws buzz at festivals
The short film "The Heart of a Bee," a film created by Point Park University students, is being shown at the Rogue and Midwest 3-Minute film festivals.

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