Posted by: Coburn Palmer
March 11, 2019 |
Congratulations to Pierce Media Arts students for winning the following awards from the California College Media Association:Congratulations to the Roundup for winning:
First Place for Best Social Media Platform for community colleges
Third Place for Best Newspaper Website for community colleges.
It’s time to sign up for Spring semester classes and the Pierce Media Arts Department is here to help make you succeed.
Whether it’s capturing important moments as a photographer, documenting the human experience as a journalist, communicating with a public relations certificate, or telling stories as a film and television major, Media Arts classes are sure to keep you moving forward.
Posted by: Matt Thacker
October 31, 2018 |
Pierce will host Jodie Mena, an experienced camera operator and television operations manager, as part of November’s Media Speaker series.
With 35 year’s experience behind the camera and soundboard, Mena will speak about his time working for KNBC and KVEA-Telemundo.
Don’t miss Jodie Mena at the Great Hall, Tuesday Nov. 20 at 7 p.m.
This event is produced by the Media Arts Department and sponsored by the Associated Students Organization (ASO).
Pierce College’s own Gerard Burkhart is currently being featured as the Artist in Residence at the Mojave National Preserve with his “Shimmering Sky” exhibit.
Showcasing the skills he mastered working as a LA Times photographer, Burkhart’s exhibit features breathtaking photos of Mojave desert captured in his own style.
Burkhart, a self-described photo educator, also worked for the New York Times, Washington Post, and Philadelphia Inquirer along with various wire services before coming to Pierce College in 2008.
Don't miss out. Burkhart's work will be on display at the Desert Light...
The Pierce College Media Arts Department and the Film Club will use the film series dubbed “Coping Mechanisms” to examine how cinematic characters use fantasy to cope with their own traumatic or unpleasant realities.
Light refreshments will be provided and after each film a small panel will help students discuss events in the movie.
The first film “Big Fish” will be shown Monday, Oct. 29 from 1p.m. to 4p.m. followed by a panel featured Journalism Professor Jeff Favre.
Emmy Award winning filmmaker Shane Stanley spoke to a Great Hall crowded with film and journalism students Monday sharing his experience as a filmmaker with a room full of aspiring artists.
Saying he, “had no agenda,” Stanley spoke without notes or accompanying power point presentation in a “town hall” style session full of personal anecdotes and professional advice for the aspiring actors, writers and directors in the crowd.
Stanley, who was born in Encino and briefly attended Pierce before founding his own production company, Visual Arts Entertainment, won his first Emmy at 16 and his second...
Allan Kartun shared his experience as a veteran television director with an eager crowd of aspiring artists and cinema and journalism students Monday, Oct. 1.
Kartun is best known for his work on “Now You See Me”, “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” and “Great Performances”.
The Media Arts Speaker Series, a free event for all students, staff, faculty and community members, is sponsored by the Associated Students...
Pierce journalism students brought home 11 awards in eight different categories Saturday night while both campus publications were honored for excellence at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) annual conference.
The popular event attracted community colleges from across Southern California and boasted mail-in and on-the-spot competitions in a range of categories including writing, design and photography.
Posted by: Matt Thacker
May 9, 2018 |
Winners of the 41st annual Pierce College Photo Salon were announced Tuesday night at a reception in the main library.
Here are the winners:
David Bodden - best landscape, first place
Frank Gabriel Garcia - best landscape, second place
Bleu Briggs - open category, first place
Heidi Servin - open category, second place
Jose Pena - open category, honorable mention
Taylor Arthur - best creative, first place
George Apikyan - best creative, second place
Dominique Campos - best portrait, first place
Lorenmylles Galo - best portrait, second place
She Hammond - best photojournalism,...
Posted by: Matt Thacker
April 22, 2018 |
Pierce College Media Arts Department students took home medals from the SkillsUSA California State Championships on Sunday.
Joshua Manes and Cameron Kern won gold for Audio/Radio Production. Angel Arauz-Diaz and Neiman Lofton won gold for Digital Cinema Production. Shae Hammond won silver for Photography.
The gold medalists in each category qualify for the national championships in Louisville, Ky. in late June.
The state championship was held at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California. The contestants competed against other community college students from around the state....