News Archive (2023)

  • October 13, 2023 by Saundri Luippold
    Chuck Grieb, MFA, director of APU's Animation and Visual Effects program, uses his experience in the animation industry, including working for Disney Television Animation, to train the next generation of great animators at APU.
  • August 14, 2023
    Industry-leading publication The Hollywood Reporter commended APU's cinematic arts program as one of the best local film schools near the entertainment hub of Hollywood.
  • June 1, 2023 by Nathan Foster
    The College of the Arts hosted the 2023 Industry Spotlight at the legendary Warner Bros. studios, giving students in cinematic arts, animation, screenwriting, theater, games, art, design, music, and journalism an opportunity to showcase their work.
  • May 11, 2023 by Nathan Foster
    Jollyfisher Ekpe is passionate about refining his acting craft so he can bring glory to God. He starred in APU's productions of Trojan Women and Twelfth Night all while serving as an RA in Engstrom Hall and playing bass for Kaleo chapel band.
  • April 26, 2023
    APU’s College of the Arts is headed to legendary Warner Bros. Studios for the annual Industry Spotlight on May 4, giving students in APU’s acclaimed cinematic arts, theater, art, design, and music programs an opportunity to showcase their work.
  • March 22, 2023 by Nathan Foster
    Located just 30 miles from Hollywood, for students who dream of becoming filmmakers, Azusa Pacific University is the perfect place to be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the industry.
  • January 17, 2023
    “I also realized how corrupt the film industry can be and I wanted to learn everything I could to help, which is why I decided to minor in psychology, not only to develop stories better but to also provide therapy for on-set crew!”

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.