YellowHammer Film Festival names keynote speaker for Oct. 27 event

Chassidy Jade is the keynote speaker for the 2023 YellowHammer Film Festival.

Chassidy Jade is the keynote speaker for the 2023 YellowHammer Film Festival.

Chassidy Jade, a film editor, producer and indie director with over 10 years of experience, most noted for becoming the first minority senior editor for the NBA, has been named as the keynote speaker for Troy University’s YellowHammer Film Festival.

Born into a military family, her roots are in Delray Beach and Memphis. As a…

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Kayla Garrett wins Troy University’s McKinley Award

Kayla Garrett, Secretary for the Department of Art and Design, receives the McKinley Award from Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. on Thursday.

Kayla Garrett, Secretary for the Department of Art and Design, receives the McKinley Award from Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. on Thursday.

Kayla Garrett, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Art and Design, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Garrett, who has served in the role since 2016, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, on Thursday during a ceremony in the Lamar P. Higgins Ballroom on the Troy Campus. She was nominated…

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Art and Design students gain experience, career opportunities through internships

Students found internships in Hollywood, with Troy Athletics, at large companies and more.

Students found internships in Hollywood, with Troy Athletics, at large companies and more.

Professional work in a student’s portfolio and industry internships are not a requirement to graduate from the Troy University Art and Design Department, but the experiences they offer are unparalleled.

“As a faculty, we are constantly bringing in clients to our classroom to give our students the opportunity to work on real-world projects and potentially…

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TROY professor unveils free virtual film festival for Alabama high school, college students

The free, virtual film festival will take place on July 31 and is designed for high school and college students interested in filmmaking and animation

The free, virtual film festival will take place on July 31 and is designed for high school and college students interested in filmmaking and animation

An Associate Professor of Design at Troy University has created a free, virtual one-day film festival open to all Alabama high school and college students interested in learning more about filmmaking and animation.

The YellowHammer Film Fest, a free event made possible by a major grant from the Alabama Humanities Alliance along with matching funds…

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Troy University Department of Theatre and Dance’s Summer Spotlight returns in July

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