Industry Connections

18 06, 2022

Alumni connections from Los Angeles to Madison

June 18th, 2022|Alumni, Industry Connections|

We like to keep these posts short and sweet here on the media arts blog…but honestly, that was tough for this story! It all starts with Grace (Merchant) Brands, who graduated from BLC with a media arts major in 2014. […]

2 04, 2022

Students Receive Four Student Production Awards

April 2nd, 2022|Alumni, Industry Connections, Student Awards, Students|

We are incredibly proud to announce that Bethany students (and one recent grad) received FOUR Student Production Awards from the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter/Foundation last Friday! […]

30 03, 2022

Students document Mavericks run to Frozen Four

March 30th, 2022|Alumni, Industry Connections, Students, Travel|

Bethany students Ben Stelter and Franklin Selvey spent the last week with the Minnesota State hockey team in Albany, New York, shooting video and making clips for their appearance in the NCAA national hockey tournament. […]

26 02, 2022

Acclaimed filmmaker Jim Cummings visits classes

February 26th, 2022|Industry Connections, Students|

We were absolutely thrilled to welcome award-winning filmmaker Jim Cummings via Zoom to two night courses (temporarily combined) this week, ARTS 290 Professional Practices and MART 397 Advanced A/V Production. […]

3 11, 2021

Motion Graphics students published in Ion Concert Music’s content library

November 3rd, 2021|Industry Connections, Motion Graphics, Student Projects|

We are excited to announce that two predominantly student-made pieces of visual music were recently accepted into the content library of Ion Concert Media! […]

14 07, 2021

Alumni Update: Andrew Maas

July 14th, 2021|Alumni, Industry Connections, Motion Graphics|

Designer/animator Andrew Maas graduated in 2012 with our first cohort of MART students. He moved to Los Angeles after graduating has since worked for several marketing companies including Digital Kitchen and NOMAD. […]

27 08, 2020

Landon Brands featured in VoyageLA

August 27th, 2020|Alumni, Industry Connections|

Landon Brands is a cinematographer, gaffer, filmmaker, and 2014 media arts grad. This feature by VoyageLA is a riveting and inspiring look into his life and career over the past 6 years. […]

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, […]

6 04, 2019

Already Employed, Media Arts Major Reflects on Senior Year

April 6th, 2019|Industry Connections, Internship, Students, Travel|

 This is a follow up to a story from January about Sam Shubert’s experience in Los Angeles for the first semester. […]