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The Director's Chair

Filmmaking news, student films, and more!

Producers: Abby Damouras, Spencer Smith & Lauren Mitchell

Mel and Maximus in The Director’s Chair

Catch up on all Park and industry news with the news hosts and watch the panelists discuss Superhero movies. Find out what movies Parkies are excited to see this summer! Listen to host Lukas Kauffman as he speaks with Mel Kardos and Maximus Bartron about their film, Gum.

Niko Stycos in The Director’s Chair

Catch up on all Park and Industry news with the news hosts, and hear the hottest takes Park students have on film! This week the panelists discussed Johnny Depp movies, and host Lukas Kauffman spoke to Niko Stycos about their film Carma!

Jacquelyn and AJ in The Director’s Chair

Catch up on all Park and Industry news with the news hosts, and see what the field team found out about Parkies this week! The panelists discuss which is better: live action or animation. Guests Jacquelyn Chin and AJ Pass talk to host Lukas Kauffman about being involved in animation.

Bri Power and Shannon McLaren in The Director’s Chair

The News Hosts are energized and ready to give you all the updates on Park and Industry news. Our field team interviews parkies, and the panelists discuss disabilities, inclusion, and diversity in film. Host Lukas Kauffman interviews Bri Power and Shannon McLaren about their film Angels ‘n’ The Outcast.

Rel and Becky in The Director’s Chair

Host Lukas Kauffman interviews Rel and Becky about their film Yom Kippur. Catch up on all things industry and Park news with the news hosts, and find out what Parkies love to snack on at the movies. See the panelists discuss their reactions to this years Oscars.

Will Ingram in The Director’s Chair

Host Lukas Kauffman interviews Will Ingram about his experience acting for the camera. The news hosts give updates on all things Park and industry news. The field team finds out what films and TV shows Ithaca College students are obsessed with, and the panelists discuss the most underrated actors of all time.

Burke Hutchinson and Nick Mattera in The Director’s Chair

Stay up to date with all things Park and Industry news with the news hosts, watch the panelists discuss international films, and hear all about Parkies hot takes on film and TV. Host Lukas Kauffman interviews Director Burke Hutchinson and Writer Nick Mattera on their new film, Post Box.

Ratewenniio George in the Director’s Chair

Catch up on all Park and industry news with the news hosts, see how well Parkies know iconic music from film and TV, and watch the panelists discuss movie soundtracks and TV show theme songs. Host Lukas Kauffman interviews Rattewenniio George about his experience composing for films and other forms of media.

Dominic Cura and Erin Pedersen in The Director’s Chair

Host Christian Caputo interviews director Dominic Cura and Producer Erin Pedersen about their film, Dawn Rising. The panelists talk all things Oscars. The field team finds out how Park students feel about Holiday movies and trivia. Catch up on all Park and Industry news with the news hosts!

Liv D’Amato in The Director’s Chair

Host Christian Caputo interviews Liv D’Amato about her film Bluu. The Panelists discuss SciFi and Dystopian movies and TV shows. The field team finds out what elements of a movie are most important to Park students. Catch up on all Park school and industry news with the news hosts!