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9 04, 2020

Dave Simonett Music Video Release

April 9th, 2020|Animation, Music Video, Student Projects|

In December 2019, Professor Kurt Paulsen received an email from an old contact at Thirty Tigers. This is the company that represents Trampled By Turtles, a beloved bluegrass/folk-rock band from Duluth. […]

13 03, 2020

Speechless Film Fest Online in 2020

March 13th, 2020|Alumni, Community Outreach, Film Festival, Students, Technology|

We announced Wednesday morning that due to Coronavirus, the 2020 Speechless Film Festival will take place entirely online. […]

17 01, 2020

2011 Grad Cody Hardin (ESPN) visits the studio

January 17th, 2020|Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Industry Connections, Live Broadcasts, Students|

2011 Bethany grad and ESPN audio operator Cody Hardin flew in for a quick campus visit to consult with production studio manager Greg Vandermause on a new audio board for the production trailer. […]

19 12, 2019

World of Tanks project funds new cinema camera

December 19th, 2019|Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Industry Connections, Students, Studio|

Here in southern Minnesota, our “backyard” is not always saturated with opportunities for big client work (notable exceptions include our work with the Vikings and Maverick Hockey). But in May 2019, the studio directed a promotional video for World of Tanks, […]

21 11, 2019

New podcast studio leads to new content

November 21st, 2019|Community Outreach, Student Projects, Studio, Technology|

This past August the BLC Studios staff opened the doors to the new podcast studio, which is located in what was formerly the control room for Studio A. […]

8 10, 2019

Red Eye 2019 Recap

October 8th, 2019|Film Festival, Student Projects, Students|

It was another full house in the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center for Red Eye 2019. A record 19 teams (and a total of 91 students) from Bethany, MSU, and SCC participated. […]

10 09, 2019

Ruth Wels illustrates for the NFL

September 10th, 2019|Alumni|

We’re a few days late, but we wanted to celebrate the NFL’s opening weekend by writing an update on what 2012 grad Ruth Wels has been doing. Ruth has been working as the lead illustrator for the NFL Social Lab.  […]

26 08, 2019

Speechless nominated for Best Art Event

August 26th, 2019|Community Outreach, Film Festival|

We are very proud to announce that the Speechless Film Festival was nominated for Best Art Event by Southern Minn Scene, an arts, entertainment, and lifestyle magazine that covers the lower half of Minnesota. […]

20 08, 2019

Leah Kurth releases Surrogate

August 20th, 2019|Alumni, Animation, Film Festival, Stop Motion|

This is a delightful animation that we’re sharing for a few reasons. First, this is one of our favorite student pieces from the Barbaric Yawp project, a new initiative involving Bethany’s Memorial Library, the Ada Stokes Writing Center, and BLC Studios. […]

1 07, 2019

Student-made music video officially released

July 1st, 2019|Motion Graphics, Music Video, Students|

For her senior capstone project, media arts major Elsie Abrahamson created the official music video for “Golden Highway Deserter,” a song by the band Ona. […]