VPA Students Involved in “Mutt” Production

Featuring local locations, cast and crew, as well as music from Hannah Bethel, a Houghton High School graduate, “Mutt” is a pure, locally produced film. The crew for this film features Michigan Tech students involved in Visual and Performing Arts department, as well as students from Finlandia.

When asked about their thoughts on their first full-length film production, Paul Kirby, fourth year Audio Production major, says “it’s exciting to have a full-length film in the UP,” a place that seldom sees video production happening.

Read more at the Michigan Tech Lode, by Jane Kirby.

Quiet on the set

Production started Sept. 21 and is scheduled to run through Oct. 30. A February 2014 release is planned.

Read more at the Mining Gazette, by Scott Viau.

Making ‘Mutt’?
A day on the set of a film shot in the Copper Country

Director Rick Allen arrives next. On top of Allen comes the crew for the day, three students from Michigan Technological University, Kevin Heras, a business management major, and Paul Kirby and Andrew Villa, both specializing in audio production and technology. They’re on a tight deadline as they need to get back to school for class by 3 p.m.

Read more at the Mining Gazette, by Scott Viau.


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