News Archive (2018)

  • December 18, 2018
    To recapture the traditional, hand drawn animation style of the original Mary Poppins, Rob Marshall, director of the new film, called upon veteran animators, including Bancroft to meticulously draw every frame, just like in the time of Walt Disney.
  • December 14, 2018

    Written by Nicole Johnson

    Azusa Pacific’s Bachelor of Arts in Cinematic Arts is a comprehensive program that allows students to be immersed in hands-on filmmaking with state-of-the-art equipment and expert instruction from faculty with professional experience.

    Over the last year, Azusa Pacific has added a new degree: A Bachelor of Arts in...

  • December 12, 2018

    We are so excited to share about our

    upcoming student films!

    Here’s the line-up!

    Film: Linked


    Genre: Thriller/Horror

    Written by: F. Scott Graves

    Core Crew:

    F. Scott Graves - Director

    Bennett Lees - Director of Photography

    Jaime Wood - Editor

    Katie Robinson - Producer

    Jacob Scott - Producer

    Jordan Williams - 1st AD

    Daniel Yeo - 2nd...

  • December 11, 2018

    We are excited to launch our Games Minor! You can now take games classes in the Spring! Go to your course catalog and search for these classes: 

    Course List:

     DSGN 115 Using Digital Media in a Visual World (3 units)

    GAME 110 Game Studies Seminar (3 units)

    GAME 115 Game Development Studio I (3...

  • December 11, 2018
    Kent Anderson Butler, Professor of Art at APU and LA based artist works in a variety of mediums including video installation, performance and photography. His current body of work explores the human condition, the body and the spirit.
  • December 10, 2018
    William Catling, Department Chair and Professor of Art at APU exhibits his work regularly at local and national venues. He creates art of the human condition through the figure as his life’s work.
  • December 10, 2018

    Written by Nicole Johnson

    Qishan Shi came to Azusa Pacific when she was 16. It was her first time leaving her home in China and traveling across the world to pursue her dream. She describes her past two years at APU as years which have broadened the view of her life....

  • December 10, 2018

    Written by Nicole Johnson

    Tim Samoff started working at Azusa Pacific University in August of this year and has loved how open and encouraging everyone around him is. Before working at Azusa Pacific, Samoff worked in AAA Games from 1992 - 1999, and then as a serious game designer (training games)...

  • December 10, 2018

    Written by Nicole Johnson 

    Paul Hoppe graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2006 with a Graphic Design and Fine Art Double Major. He then continued his education and earned a BFA in 2013 from the Art Center College of Design. Hoppe had been interested in doing digital creative work from an...

  • December 7, 2018
    Azusa Pacific University's College of the Arts has received a grant of $999,304 from Lilly Endowment to help churches imagine new ways of engaging in intergenerational worship arts ministry and leadership.
  • December 1, 2018
    The San Gabriel Tribune highlighted Azusa Pacific University’s new Bachelor of Arts in Games and Interactive Media, which will launch in fall of 2019.
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