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Jeff Wilmes
Jeff Wilmes '92 has been roaming the country with the crew that produces the PBS Series tasteMAKERS. 
Deanté Grinner '20
Financial support for internships launch student careers. For Deanté Grinner ’20, first recipient of Pacific University’s Arts & Sciences Endowed Internship Fund Scholarship, the $500 scholarship helped cover his expenses while working as an unpaid intern during the summer of 2019 at a Cornelius-based cinematic grip and lighting firm.
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Several Pacific students had films selected for viewing at film festivals last fall.
Christian Henry ’07 fell in love in high school — with the art of storytelling.
Black Girl in Suburbia, an acclaimed documentary by media arts alumna Melissa Lowery '09, is now available on DVD.
Media arts major and football player Warner Shaw '17 turned a competitive setback into an academic success by producing a film about his injury recovery.
A high-school counselor once doubted Jennifer Hardacker's ability to attend college. Hardacker was the first in her family to go to college and has gone on to earn a master of fine arts, become an award-winning filmmaker, and teach at Pacific University.
Melissa Lowery '10 created her documentary, Black Girl in Suburbia, to start conversations. That's exactly what she's doing as the film is screening around the state. Catch it this month at Pacific and at the Portland Black Film Festival.
Hardacker's latest documentary showcases how women build self-esteem and community through bicycling.
Melissa Lowery '09
Melissa Lowery '09 debuts her feature-length documentary, "Black Girl in Suburbia," about the experience of growing up black in suburban Oregon.

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