BW students at the Film Forum on the Lake in Geneva, Ohio.

Seth Chamberlain '17, Kaitlin Moore '17, Cameron Stephens '17 and Milton Woods '19 were chosen to present short films at a new, independent film festival.

Film Studies Students Hit the Big Screen

April 18, 2017

BW students at the Film Forum on the Lake in Geneva, Ohio.

Four BW film studies students were chosen to present their short films at a new, independent film festival in Northeast Ohio.

Films by Seth Chamberlain ’17, Kaitlin Moore ’17, Cameron Stephens ’17 and Milton Woods ’19 screened at the Film Forum on the Lake in Geneva, Ohio.

Showcasing New Talent

A scene from "Thorns," a short film by Milton Woods '19The student directors were chosen by a panel of BW faculty to represent Baldwin Wallace in a segment presented by the University. The festival showcases student and independent filmmakers.

It was a “thrilling experience” to see his film screened to a live audience for he first time, said Woods, who is also pursuing a second major in marketing. His short film "Thorns" explores themes of domestic violence through one young couple's relationship.

A FIELD OF OPPORTUNITY

The Film Forum on the Lake aims to connect film lovers with Ohio filmmaking programs and increase awareness of the the diversity of careers in the field.

A degree in film studies can be a gateway to "several opportunities, including editing, cinematography and production in the entertainment and sporting industry," says Duane Battle, assistant professor of video production at BW.

"In addition to those general categories, business and broadcasting are continuously looking for content," says Battle, meaning graduates can find success in a variety of fields.

Learn more about the BW film studies program.