School of Communication


Festivals & Awards


Sequoia (2009)
Winner, Best North Carolina Film, Carolina Film & Video Festival, 2010

My Name is Anita (2009)
Official Selection, St. John's International Film Festival, 2010

Broadcast, One Africa TV, 2010


Cinema 93 (2009)
Broadcast, NC Visions, UNC-TV's competitive film showcase, 2009


Degrees of Change (2009)
Broadcast, NC Visions, UNC-TV's competitive film showcase, 2009

Left Ahead (2008)

Official Selection, Gate City Women's Film Festival, March 2008.


Green Hair Grey Hair (2008)

Official selection Carolina Film and Video Festival, February 2008, Greensboro, N.C. Official selection Reel Women International Film Festival March 2008, Burbank, Calif. Official selection D.C. Independent Film Festival, March 2008, Washington, D.C.


In the Midst of a Movement (2006)
Twenty-eight-minute documentary film made by a Capstone class in the School of Communications with executive producer Brooke Barnett. Mark of Excellence award at the BEA Festival of the Arts. Official selection Cine Noir film festival, March 2007. Accepted for broadcast on three state-wide public television stations. Documentary prize and jury award at the Barton Film Festival. Official selection and fifth place at the Twin Rivers film festival in Asheville, N.C. Official selection at Indie Grits film festival in Columbia, S.C., June 2007 and Scene First film festival in Wilmington, N.C., June 2007. Finalist for Angeles Film Festival in Los Angeles. Accepted at Southern Lens for broadcast on SCETV.

The Idol and the Band (2006)
Fifty-six-minute documentary film by student Lauren Gadd. Mark of Excellence award at the BEA Festival of the Arts. Official selection at La Femme film festival in Los Angeles.


Enriched (2006)
Written, directed and produced by Brooke Barnett, edited by Kat Stroscio and produced by Lola Hersh producer. Fourteen-minute documentary film accepted for presentation at 11th annual Documentary Happening, Durham, N.C., January 2007, official selection at Let Us See Your Shorts, Wilmington, N.C., October 7, 2006. Official selection at 2007 River’s Edge film festival, Paducah, Ky.


Dying To Get In: Undocumented Immigration at the U.S./Mexico Border (2005)
Writer, editor, producer and director Brett Tolley. Winner of Long Format News at the Digital Video Award 2007.  Winner of Most Socially Relevant Documentary at Hollywood Student Film Festival.  Finalist at Angelus International Student Film Festival. Best Student Film at Plymouth Film Festival.

elondocs - Program for Documentary Production