Each summer, The Stand newspaper sponsors its annual Photo Walk, encouraging community members to explore, meet neighbors and document the South Side in photos. This summer, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, photographers will not come together in person but will…
VPA’s Takesue wins Futurestates Audience Award
Kimi Takesue, assistant professor of film in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Transmedia, had her ITVS/PBS-commissioned narrative film “That Which Once Was” receive the Futurestates Audience Award.
Takesue is also one of 25 directors invited to participate in the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Independent Film Project’s inaugural “Emerging Visions” program as part of the New York Film Festival. The program seeks to support talented new directors by offering industry support and mentorship for their feature projects in development. She will participate in the program with her current narrative feature project “The Water Rises.”