Foundations in film

Nayli Husna

Purdue’s film and video studies program provides students with technical knowhow that is essential to work in the industry. However, it takes more than technical skill to become a competent crew member on a film or television set. This is where internships become an indispensable part of the FVS student’s educational journey. In a business […]

Prime-time player

Jack Klink

When most TV shows halted production this spring amid COVID-19, Jack Klink, a 2015 graduate in film and video studies, seized the opportunity to edit segments for three at-home “Saturday Night Live” episodes. An innovative filmmaker, cinematographer and editor, Klink had previously worked with “SNL” cast member Chloe Fineman, filming and editing online videos. The […]

Honoring her ancestors

Phoebe Farris

When NASA was preparing to name the farthest object ever visited by spacecraft, it asked the National Museum of the American Indian for help. The NMAI pointed the space agency’s representatives toward Phoebe Farris. NASA wanted to name the object Arrokoth, or “sky” in the Algonquian languages spoken by the Pamunkey and other tribes in lands now known as Virginia, Maryland, and the District […]