Film Coordinator | Basic Production | Producing
MFA: Florida State University
Travis Newton coordinates the film program at WKU, in addition to teaching courses in basic film production and producing. His most recent short film, Woodshed, screened at festivals across the country, and the feature-length screenplay was a 2017 Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist. His debut feature film, Land of Tomorrow, is currently in post-production.
Directing | Sound
MFA: University of Southern California
Luke Pennington teaches directing and sound, as well as production workshops. His feature film debut, Hit Men, is available on Amazon Prime. Luke is currently writing Taken Films’ feature The Reign, selected as IndieWire’s ‘Project of the Month – April 2016.’
MFA: University of Miami
Ron DeMarse teaches video editing and advanced post-production courses. He is an award-winning short filmmaker and is currently editing his feature film debut, The Willows.