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Emily is a senior film major here at central. Usually found with a camera in her hands, she loves cinematography and directing, as well as screenwriting. When she isn’t working on film related projects, she spends her time on photography, volleyball, and video games.
Prior to joining CWU, Michael Caldwell served as a production executive for both Walt Disney Studios and New Line Cinema. Upon moving to the Northwest, he worked as the Director of Motion Picture Production for Vulcan Productions. As an executive and/or producer, his films include Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me, The Joy Luck Club, and Hard Candy
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Hello, my name is Sean Sibley. I’m a senior at Central Washington University majoring in Business administration and minoring in film production. I’ve been making videos my whole life and aspire to own my own production company one day. I’m dedicated to producing videos to the best of my ability and having fun in the process.
Approaching her final year at CWU, Robin is a transfer student from Shoreline, Washington, who recently graduated with an Associate's in Film Production. At Central, Robin hopes to complete a degree in public relations, while continuing to pursue a career in film. Her interests in film lie within the area of production design, wardrobe, and SFX makeup.
Entering his last quarter at CWU, Vance Latta has worked on hundreds of projects within the film program and otherwise. Primarily focusing on editing, he has several credits for writing, acting, and directing as well. His aspirations also lie within the field of music, having composed several soundtracks for films and recording multiple albums.
Jillian Schutz is a Senior here at CWU. She is a Film major and a Chinese Minor as well as a William O. Douglas Honors College Minor. Jillian has been involved with film production for about 8 years and plans to be a film editor after she graduates. Her favorite genres of movies include mysteries, action/adventures, and psychological thrillers. Some of her other passions include cooking, traveling, and running. In all, she is very excited to work with the rest of WCF to make some great films for the community of Ellensburg .
Thomas Hinkle was born in Federal Way, Wa in 1999. He has been working on films since high school, and has a burning passion for it. He has worked in many different areas of the filmmaking process, such as writing, directing, producing, and cinematography. After CWU he wants to move down to LA and start working in the Hollywood film scene.
Michael Foultner is a senior at Central Washington University and currently working towards a Bachelor or Arts in Film. During his first year in the program, Michael has directed, shot, and performed in his own short films and music video. As a passionate filmmaker, he is always looking for future projects in the pursuit of building an impressive portfolio.
Brendan has been acting for as long as he can remember and is currently in his fourth and senior year at Central Washington University as a film major and theatre minor. Following an internship at the Disneyland Resort as a Cast Member (plus a very long and boring quarantine), he is thrilled to be retuning to do what he loves.