By Nikhil Sequeira
While it was only a few years ago that saw fewer than 20 students in Loyola’s film program, the major now boasts to having enrolled over 100 students. The program has now attracted more international students, which is a great stepping stone for the film and digital media program.
“Most film students focus on getting into top film schools like NYU and USC because that’s apparently where the best filmmakers are made, but that simply isn’t true,” said Murilla Bre Derode, an international film and digital media major. “Loyola has really good equipment and all a student needs is creativity and tenacity to make some great work.”
Students have ample opportunities to flourish in the world of film. A few years ago, two students screened their short film at the highly acclaimed Cannes Film Festival after having won Campus MovieFest, the largest student film festival in the world.
Take a look behind the scenes as students shoot a film on campus: