KD Conservatory Social Psychology Instructor Helps students see their potential

(Photo Courtesy of Linda Duran) Article by Robin D. Everson You may view the original article here.   Linda Duran teaches Social Psychology at KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts. The students major in Motion Picture Production, Acting, or Music Theatre and upon completion are awarded an Associate Degree.   Why did you pursue a master’s degree? “I pursued a master’s degree in Guidance/Counseling because I have always loved learning, education and children. I wanted to work with students on a close and personal level, so that degree made sense. Also, I would make more money as a… read more

Real World Film, Real World Experience

Recently, current and former students signed on to work on location with David Pinkston, instructor of cinematography in the Film Program at KD Conservatory. The project was a simple scene to be shot and edited and used as part of David’s Master in Film thesis proposal at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Working on location is real world “flight time” as he calls it. “There is nothing like it. Students obtain real, hands-on experience learning the creative craft of motion picture production on location.” The production day started on a Sunday and was slated for four hours. Tim Martin,… read more