This program is open to all undergraduate, graduate and non-traditional students. Participants will be mentored by professional Italian/American directors, cinematographers, production designers, and sound recording specialists in the creation of short films. Students will gain firsthand experience in all stages of film production.Learn More
Learn Italian with us! Every day you will attend your language class with a bilingual instructor from Italy. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate/advance student we will find a perfect class for you.Learn More
Giuliana Marple is a teaching faculty and Lecturer of Italian. She received a Master in Foreign Language Teaching from the University of Utah. Among her many work adventures she worked for two Olympic Commitees in Salt Lake City and Turin, Italy. She collaborates with the SLC mayor's office and the Italian Consulate in SLC for Italian cultural exchanges. It is her love for art, history and people which has led her to become an international travel educator. Giuliana loves to cycle and has a very soft spot for horses!
Katherine received her master’s degree in music from the University of Utah. She loves to travel and has been involved in various project abroad including running an afterschool kindergarten in Tainan, Taiwan and building a hospital in Tijuana, Mexico. When she is not teaching, singing with the Mapleton Chorale, or studying music you most likely will find her somewhere in the mountains hanging off a cliff. Next to music, her biggest passion is rock climbing.
History Professor, writer
Professor of History and Sterling M. McMurrin Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Utah, Colleen is one of the foremost experts of religion in the United States and its effect on American life. Her most recent book, published by Basic Books, is The Spirit of Vatican II, which uses her own mother’s life as a way of tracing the impact of Catholic changes on the American faithful.
Professor, Film & Media Arts
Alysia Klein is a Professor of the Film and Media Arts Department. Klein has taught a number of courses including Film Production, Editing, Intro to Film, Film History, and Dance for the Camera. Professor Klein received her Master of Fine Arts in Film and Media Arts from the University of Utah.
Film Director & Producer
Amanda has worked in as an editor, camera operator, assistant director, director and producer. Her exposure to all facets of the cinematic process is extensive, well rounded, and includes projects that have aired on national TV and theatrical release. Her film 1 Revolution was featured internationally and received honors and recognition at many film festivals.
Professor, Film & Media Arts
Kevin’s teaching career includes teaching film production at Wright State University, Ohio University, and the University of Utah and teaching history and theory courses for the Masters of Professional Communication program at Westminster College.