Student Short Film Production:
The Path You Travel
In May 2018, twenty students traveled to Japan with Professors Matthew Buzzell and
Todd Bennett to study photography or film studies. This four minute film by Drew Thomas
records their once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Produced by Jared Bell | Edited by Drew Thomas | Narrated by Zhenya Townley | Camera
work by Benjamin Evans, Chris Lloyd, Cynthia Panzella, and Drew Thomas, all Communication
majors at Augusta University.
New Faculty Joining Communication
Three exciting new hires are now teaching in the Communication department
Dr. Anjana Mudambi (first photo) comes to us from teaching at Curry College near Boston. She earned her doctorate in
intercultural communication from the University of New Mexico. She has researched,
presented, published, and taught on pressing issues of our time, including intercultural
communication, immigration, racism, mediation, mass communication, and conflict management.
Dr. Luis Rocha Antunes (center) teaches cinematography and film editing. He earned dual doctorate degrees in film studies and aesthetics from the University of Kent
(U.K.) and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. In addition to teaching
filmmaking and other classes, he mentors students in The Agency, the Communication
department's professional development internship program.
Assistant Professor Dylan Wilson (last photo) comes to us from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) with an M.F.A. in
Photography. He has worked for Sports Illustrated, The New York Post, and other organizations
and covered such events as Heath Ledger's death, presidential visits, and the crash
and recovery of U.S. Airway’s Flight #1549. In addition to teaching journalism and
communication classes, he manages Augusta University's student newspaper, The Bell Ringer.
See Communication Faculty Page