The other day I was talking to Mr. King about past media arts students. Sadly, I couldn’t think of any that had dedicated themselves to media arts. However, there is one that we just found out about, and his name is Matthew Ninaber. I have shown his old music video for a song by Evanescence many times, even though I have never taught him. He took media arts when it was taught by the CWDHS media founder, Kelly Janzen. It was a fantastic video, with great acting and stellar camera angles. The story was really well done too. Matthew now runs a production studio out of Conestogo, High Rise Studio. His first major film is debuting on February 12th in Waterloo, and it is called “Last Run”.
I have already purchased my tickets for the 5:30 p.m. showing. I think it is pretty exciting that a student who did many of the same things you are doing now in media, is actually making a career out of it. For more information, visit the official website for the film.