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Lehman College, Taylor University and University of California, San Diego Gear Up For the NAB Show With Sony

by Sony Pro Team 03/20/2013

written by Shari Sentlowitz | Market Development Manager, Education Solutions

Lehman College

For the fourth year in a row, Lehman College is proud to be sending four students to the NAB Show in Las Vegas as part of Sony’s Student Experience. “Sony internships have proven to be a great opportunity for our students by allowing them to gain valuable experience through their hands-on work at the booths, networking with the industry’s top professionals, and working with Sony’s latest products.”, said Brendan McGibney, Director of Broadcasting, Lehman College.

Learn more about Lehman College students and their thoughts on Lehman and NAB 2013 by viewing this short video:

Lehman College, located in the Bronx, New York, is one of the constituent colleges of the City University of New York. In 2010 Lehman opened their new state-of-the-art Multimedia Center which has become the hub of a growing media environment fostering learning, creativity and student involvement on their campus. The Center has a custom-built broadcasting studio and production control facilities, an all-digital newsroom, eight editing suites, cutting- edge graphic workstations, and a sound-attenuated, computerized music studio to score for film and other visual media. For more information about Lehman’s Multi Media Center please visit their site.

Meet the Lehman Students:

Vince Bracy | Lehman

Vince Bracy is from the Bronx and aspires to be a television show host. He currently works at BronxNet Community Television where he trains high school and college students how to host, direct, & operate modern television studio equipment and is the official On-Air DJ for the Friday morning edition of “Open”. He is a devoted board member of WHLC: Lehman College Radio & The Meridian, Lehman College’s student newspaper.

Wood Moonstime | Lehman

Wood Moonstime is currently a senior multimedia studies student at Lehman College studying Television production.

Elizabeth Molina | Lehman

Elizabeth Molina is a senior multimedia journalism student specializing in broadcast student. She has both radio and television experience and hopes to have a career in corporate media.

Dally Perez | Lehman

For multimedia student Dally Perez hosting and producing segments is her passion. She has hosted segments for the Bronx journal.

Taylor University

2013 marks Taylor University’s second year participating in the program. John Bruner, Director of Production/Assistant Professor Department of Media Communications selects students to participate in the program and is “thrilled that Taylor is among the universities chosen to participate in Sony’s NAB Student Experience Program.”

Taylor University is a private, liberal arts college in Indiana with a thriving film and media production program. With an emphasis on experiential learning and creative storytelling, Taylor students produce award-winning narrative and documentary films, television programs and client video productions.

“Sony’s NAB Student Experience Program is a remarkably rich and rewarding opportunity for our Taylor students. It’s an honor for them to experience Sony’s world of professional products and to learn alongside such eminently qualified mentors.” Says Bruner. “Our students return with a much deeper perspective and greater understanding of the industry. They also have a renewed appreciation for our Sony equipment, especially in regards to S-Log and Sony’s Super 35mm sensor technology.”

For a short sample reel of student work shot primarily on Sony equipment, click here.

Meet Taylor’s Students:

Sam Hall | Taylor

Sam Hall is a passionate filmmaker who loves the technical side of production. He is finishing his senior year in Film Production at Taylor University. He loves to shoot videos and strives to become a professional cinematographer after college. Sam has dreamed of going to the NAB Convention, and can’t wait to discover, learn and experience the world of passionate filmmakers at the most respected media convention.

Jonathan Wormgoor | Taylor

Jonathan Wormgoor is a citizen of both the United States and Canada. Growing up in the two countries he was exposed to the raw beauty of the Canadian wilderness and the fast-paced culture of the U.S. He started making movies from a young age and carried his love and passion for film and photography into college. A Media Communication/Film Production major, Jonathan now attends Taylor University in central Indiana. Since coming to Taylor he has had the privilege to participate in several national award-winning films and continues to develop his love for lighting and camera operation through his involvement in theatre and film production. Also an avid Steadicam operator, Jonathan loves really getting in where the action is.

University of California, San Diego

Sony is thrilled to work with Sheldon Brown, Professor of Visual Arts and Director of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at the University of California, San Diego to bring two of his students to NAB this year.

The students from UCSD are media majors in the Visual Arts Dept. The UCSD media major is situated at the intersection of media production, contemporary art practice, media theory and new media research. Students go on to pursue activities that are in any of these areas as well as in new hybrids that help to develop and explore what the new forms of media will become. Part of this experience is garnered by their participation in research activities at UCSD such as the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination and the California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technologies.

“Having our UCSD students work at NAB for the Sony Student Experience program is a wonderful augmentation to their education. It exposes them to the latest developments in this field, a broad array of opportunities that they might pursue and helps initiate their professional network. We also value the students bringing these experiences back to our campus and sharing them with their fellow students and our faculty and staff, improving our program development”, Says Brown.

Meet UCSD Students:

William Lotherington | UCSD

William Lotherington is a senior at UCSD majoring in Visual Arts media focusing on film and video production. He has worked with teams to create 3d pieces, 4k pieces, and a documentary that resulted from live remote collaboration between UCSD and Keio University in Japan. He is interested in continuing his efforts in the collision of art and technology.

Nicholas Price | UCSD

Nicholas Price is a senior at UCSD. He is an artist and image maker living in California. He works in multiple time based formats, and has experience in digital video, 16mm film, cg video, 4K, stereo 3D, and interactive art.

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