Student Work

Watch three videos that were selected as finalists in the student category of the New Haven Documentary Film Festival in 2017. These are capstone projects in the TV Production class COMM 327 and TV Documentary COMM 487.


Healing Blues – Istem Yalcin and Brandon M. Wunch

This documentary profiles a blues band from Greenville, South Carolina. The band presents original work by people who have experienced homelessness.

Racism in Sports – Carson D’Ambrosio and Brett Susi

This documentary features athletes and sports administrators discussing racism in the sports world.

15 Years Stronger – Edyta Zachara

The remarkable story of one young man’s drive to push himself to the boundaries of his physical limits as a way to overcome bullying during his childhood.

In May 2017, Lindsay Grant and Carly Solitto’s documentary was a finalist in The Civic Life Youth Challenge film festival. Watch their documentary below.


Born to Survive – Lindsay Grant and Carly Solitto

This documentary focuses on the challenges of depression and mental health issues among students.

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