Alumni Filmmakers Mentor Students​ During 'First Time Fans' Production

Three recent Notre Dame graduates were invited back to campus last year to create short films about fans' first time attending games at Notre Dame Stadium. The project also made existing students an integral part of the production process, so they could see what it actually means to be "on set." Read More

Course on Nonfiction Graphic Novels Inspires Students' Visual Storytelling

After adapting his award-winning documentary On the Bridge into a graphic novel, Assistant Professor Olivier Morel was inspired to create a class about how trauma and recovery are depicted in nonfiction graphic novels. For their final assignment, each student proposed a subject for an investigative documentary graphic noveland one made a captivating short film on a Holocaust survivor. Read More

Theatre Professor's New Play

Explores Nuances of Interfaith Love

Disheartened by anti-Muslim rhetoric that followed the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Anne García-Romero resolved to write a play that explored the intricacies and nuances of interfaith love, tolerance, and peaceful coexistence. After years in the making, Paloma has become a reality, running for a month this summer at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. Read More

Alumnus to Launch Kids Web Series After Winning Mister Rogers Award

Eugene Staples has a vision: Entertainment can be more than a distractionit can be an inspiration. It can make the world a better place. The desire to make things that make an impact was sparked at Notre Dame, and was recognized this spring by the Television Academy Foundation. Read More

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