2015 Intensive and Thesis Show

Pittsburgh Filmmakers School of Filmmaking & Photography presents a photography exhibit featuring work by students in The Photography Intensive program, as well as a one-night screening of short films completed by students in The Filmmaking Intensive and a Digital Video Certificate graduate. The event is free and open to the public. Photography exhibit will be on view through May 29, 2015.

Opening Reception:
Friday May 1, from 7:00-10:00pm
Film Screening at 8:00pm

The 2015 Photo Intensive students are:

Renee Greenlee- Her documentary-style work in this show focuses on a group of elementary school children in the Allentown neighborhood where she teaches them photography.

Katie Kersnick- Her work addresses the issue of time and family through the use of self-portraiture. The constructed images examine a young woman’s emergence into adulthood while staying connected to her family.

Janine Popper- Her documentary work focuses on horses, their owners, and the nurturing environment at Wycoff Barn located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.

Nicolle Seagall-  Her work focuses on legs and feet, a part of the body that in intimate portraiture is often ignored or in some extreme instances fetishized.

Anthony Susan-  His work in this show is environmental portraiture. The images reveal the stories and interests of his subjects through their surroundings.

Laura Wetzel-  Her project is called “Nod,” in reference to recurring dreams she had as a child. She created miniature sets to represent the spaces and distorted realities in those dreams.

The Filmmaking Intensive program, which is in its second year, will showcase the short films of Trey Duplain, Andrew Klein, Brennan Maine, Nikki Manteris, James McCorkle, Michele Moritz, and Dillon Stark. In addtion, Digital Video Certificate student, Jordan LoNigro, will show his thesis film on May 1.