In the wake of a year of national protest grounded in issues of equity and diversity, the Digital Cinema faculty at Southern Oregon University took an opportunity to quickly respond to current events and launch an innovative course on Black screenwriting in Fall 2020.
The newly implemented Digital Cinema undergraduate program at SOU is nearing the end of its first term. The newly implemented Digital Cinema undergraduate program at Southern Oregon University is nearing the end of its first term. The plan for the new major is to build upon the pre-existing Digital Cinema concentration within the Communication major while delving deeper into filmmaking education.
A video created by SOU students to promote the university’s new Digital Cinema degree program will screen before films at Coming Attractions Theatre locations across Oregon, northern California, Washington and Alaska.
The 2019 season of the Ashland Independent Film Festival opened Thursday, April 11, and many SOU students will see their names on the big screen.
On April 11, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) officially approved the launch of a new Digital Cinema degree at Southern Oregon University in Fall 2019.