Friday Focus: Alumni
June 29, 2018
Makena Costlow (BFA/FP ’17) has been with The Third Floor as an assistant editor since November. The Third Floor is a pre-visualization company that has worked on Star Wars and most Marvel movies among many other features, games, and theme park attraction.
Marisol Diaz (BA/SW ’16) & Hadley Dion (BFA/FP ’16) have co-written and are co-directing the web series I Would Have Kissed You. Production starts in a few weeks with a crew consisting of almost all Chapman alumni!
Leon Cheo (BFA/CRPF ’10) created, directs, and writes People Like Us as a web series about four gay men in Singapore. It was recently licensed to HereTV.
Nicole Feste (BFA/SW ’18) landed her first job out of school working as a writers’ PA on the Charmed reboot on CW.
Anna Wozniewicz (BFA/FP ’18) & Helena McGill (BFA/SD ’17) co-founded Noctvrnal where they do sound design for VR/AR, games, and installations. They were recently at VRLA 2018 working on the centerpiece installation “Mezo“.
Nathan Flanagan-Frankl (BFA/FP ’14) collaborated with Tyler Oakley to co-direct, photograph, and produce six documentary-style episodes for the Chosen Family series.
Mark Miller (BFA/FP ’06) is executive producing Nightbreed, a TV series reboot on SyFy based on Clive Barker’s short-story collection Cabal.
Hunter Johnson (BFA/FP ’07) & Derek Helwig (BFA/FP ’05)& Yael Egnal (BFA/TWP ’17) have had a productive 2018 with Xpedition Media; hired their 22nd full-time employee, teams based in LA, SF, and NY, released three centerpiece videos, and their short documentary Umbrella was accepted into over 20 film festivals including Newport Beach, OutFest, and BFI. *The feature image is the crew working on Google’s Pixel 2 Pride campaign alongside renowned entertainment, music, lifestyle, and portrait photographer Robin Roemer.