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Students on the set of a short film.

WATIF presentará su primer festival de cine

Maria Mantilla, Traductor April 2, 2024

Un nuevo festival de cine llegará a Ogden el 6 de abril, creado exclusivamente por estudiantes de la Universidad Weber State. El Equipo Asesor para la Producción Cinematográfica Innovadora de Weber...

Emma Hurst in a still from the short film Cleo, which was submitted to the festival.

WATIF to host its first film festival

Megan Swann, Section Editor April 2, 2024

A new film festival is rolling into Ogden on April 6, and this one is solely created by Weber State University students. Weber’s Advisory Team for Innovative Film Production will be hosting its first-ever...

Studio 76 crew preparing to film.

Up next on Studio 76

Hamid Khan, News Reporter March 26, 2024

Studio 76 is gearing up for its latest creative endeavor — a short film titled "Jaeger," under the direction of digital media student Alexander Papworth. The film presents a captivating narrative centered...

Ayo Edebiri, left, and Rachel Sennott in Bottoms.

OPINION: Move “Bottoms” to the top of your watch list

Cooper Hatsis, Columnist September 19, 2023

“Bottoms” is a new R-rated comedy from filmmaker Emma Seligman starring Rachel Sennott and Ayo Edebiri. In 2020, Seligman and Sennott collaborated on Seligman’s directorial debut, “Shiva Baby.”...

Weber delves deeper into film

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter August 28, 2023

Editors Note: The film studies and communications programs are separate programs  With every passing semester, Weber State University’s video program continues to grow new opportunities and courses...

Cillian Murphy plays the lead role of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

OPINION: Oppenheimer: In with a bang

Cooper Hatsis, columnist August 1, 2023

Adapted from Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,” Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer" leaves its mark as one of the most ambitious...

An official movie poster for Universal Pictures Cocaine Bear.

Opinion: Movie review corner: “Cocaine Bear”

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter February 28, 2023

An apex predator high on cocaine, “Cocaine Bear” is the latest film from actor-turned-filmmaker Elizabeth Banks. This new horror comedy is inspired by true events. In 1985, drug smuggler Andrew...

Andrew Kyid, Lieb Kuich and Grace Hernandez preparing to shoot a scene. (Lamis Shakh/ Studio 76)

Summoning Studio 76

Coby Crisler, Reporter October 6, 2022

Oct. 1 was the start of production for Studio 76 and their newest short film “Withered.” Excitement was high as the first day began and everyone took their places to record each scene from every angle...

Andrew Kyid, Lieb Kuich and Grace Hernandez preparing to shoot a scene. (Lamis Shakh/ Studio 76)

Invocando Studio 76

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Translator October 6, 2022

El 1 de octubre comenzó la producción de Studio 76 y su nuevo cortometraje "Withered". La emoción era grande cuando empezó el primer día y todos ocuparon sus puestos para grabar cada escena desde...

Studio 76 logo

‘If the Shoe Fits’, share it

Matisse Mosher November 3, 2018

Weber State University’s Studio 76 is heading to the international film festival, Filmapalooza, after raking in awards at a local competition on Jun. 10. “If the Shoe Fits,” a short film created...

Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like the celebrated Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt) in the Disney Pixar film, "Coco." (Pixar)

The fight for representation starts in the community and ends on the screen

Jennifer Guzman September 12, 2018

Hollywood’s films and television shows have flourished since their rise in the early 1920’s. While movies and TV are in abundance, and their cost of productions go up each year, there continues...

The documentary Present Time: Journal of a Country Monastery unveils the everyday life of the monks that lived in the Huntsville Monastery. (John Slattery)

New documentary offers intimate glimpse of Huntsville Monastery

Hillary Reilly June 18, 2018

John Slattery, a Weber State University alumnus, unveils the everyday life of the monks that lived in the Huntsville Monastery in his documentary "Present Time: Journal of a Country Monastery." The monastery,...

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