Indie Films, A Comedy Legend, and a Company with Lots of Sole: Here’s Your April Grad News Round-Up

With over 60,000 individuals in our alumni network, hardly a day goes by without news of grads making their mark on the worlds of entertainment, media, and technology. This month, we’re sharing a few stories and news items featuring members of the Full Sail community. It’s a small taste of the overall contributions made by our graduates, and we look forward to highlighting more success stories in the coming months.

Logan Sekulow on set with Dick Van Dyke

Film and Entertainment Business graduate Logan Sekulow has taken the leap into independent filmmaking. His production company, Laugh-O-Gram Comics, recently released their first short documentary titled Welcome Home, Dick Van Dyke. The movie offers a look into the life of the 91-year-old comedy pioneer and actor and follows his return to his hometown of Danville, IL. The film is currently making its way through the festival circuit, where it was named an Official Selection of the American Documentary Film Festival for 2017.

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Adam McCambridge wins Telly Awards

Grad Adam McCambridge’s thesis project, which he completed during his time in the Digital Cinematography program, won two bronze Telly Awards. Tomodachi Drift is a short film highlighting American car enthusiast Doug Green’s experience living in Japan and his involvement in the motorsport known as drifting. You can view the entire film below.

LaKisha Hughes on new film featured in Ebony

LaKisha Hughes’ post-graduate work is making headlines. The Digital Cinematography grad served as Director of Photography on the short film The Magnificent Life of Charlie, an independent feature exploring relationships between black women. The film was recently featured by Ebony Magazine online.

Josh Johnson’s footwear company featured in Huffington Post

Also in the news is Digital Arts and Design grad Josh Johnson, who’s footwear company Broken Homme recently moved into a renovated factory space in downtown Los Angeles. A couple of months back, Huffington Post included Broken Homme’s “Jaime Boot” on a list of their favorite winter essentials.