Film Biz Hub

Meet our on-campus industry connections through the Film Biz Hub

The FilmBizHub at the Film School is our way of bringing the industry onto campus – along with our productions at Garson Studios! By inviting industry-based business into the Film School, we’ve created opportunities for internships, workshops, classes, and partnerships that couldn’t exist without these cutting-edge artists. More connections rotate through the campus frequently, so check back soon for additional companies and industry-related organizations!

IN:DEEP Arts

IN:DEEP Arts is a full-service multimedia production & design company specializing in a wide range of services including Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing, Motion Graphics,Film Production, Web Development, Video Editing & Sound Design. Additionally, IN:DEEP Arts recently launched it’s Music Licensing division at JSciBeats.com, through which they manage copyright leasing and song placement for a growing team of music producers from around the country.

Justin Galante: J Galenti, aka “JustScience” is a multimedia artist and music producer in Santa Fe, NM. Born in Buffalo, NY trained in Chicago, IL and polished in the Bay Area, CA - J.Sci has a wide range of musical styles and artistic talents and now runs his production company in the mountains of Santa Fe. As a digital artist, J’s skills range from photo manipulation and motion graphics to sound design and video editing. He has also excelled in interface & web design, special effects compositing, and videography. With J’s wide range of interests and skills, he has dubbed the movement of “the New Renaissance” with a focus on his “JustScience” philosophy.

IN:DEEP Arts offers a variety of real-world experiences for students who choose to intern with the company. All interns are treated as a unified team, and meet weekly to discuss and plan social media marketing strategies together. Additionally, typical student tasks and projects include blog and script writing, weekly video productions, editing and motion graphics, sound design, advertisement design & copywriting, social post scheduling, SEO breakdowns, website maintenance and new client acquisition. As an intern at IN:DEEP Arts, students should expect to learn what it takes to run and market an independent multimedia production studio.

Learn more about IN:DEEP Arts at http://www.indeeparts.net & http://www.jscibeats.com.

Midthunder Casting

Midthunder Casting is a casting company with twenty years of experience casting over fifty films and television shows and nearly a hundred commercials. Midthunder Casting is helmed by Angelique Midthunder, an Emmy-nominated member of the Casting Society of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - and partners with Jennifer Schwalenberg, former Deputy Director of the New Mexico Film Office. In our first year at SFUAD as a part of the Film Biz Hub we have invited interns to work in the casting office during auditions running camera & reading with actors, as well as learning and participating in the daily workings of the casting office. Interns worked on a national Coca-Cola commercial, hosted Los Angeles Casting Directors at industry events, and auditioned as actors for feature films, including a director session with Neil Labute.

Angelique Midthunder: Angelique Midthunder began her career in casting in the late 1990’s in New Mexico, before working in Los Angeles for many years. She returned to New Mexico nearly 10 years ago to continue her career in Santa Fe, garnering an Emmy nomination for the Lifetime movie “Georgia O Keeffe” directed by Bob Balaban.

Jennifer Schwalenberg: Jennifer Schwalenberg spent five years in Los Angeles working for a prominent commercial casting company before moving to Santa Fe where she became Deputy Director of the New Mexico Film Office. After eight years of service to the Film Office, she went back to her love of casting and joined the Midthunder team in 2013.

Learn more about Midthunder Casting at http://www.midthundercasting.com/Services.html.