UH West O'ahu hosts creative media master class with filmmaker Dane Neves

Sept. 14 at UH West O'ahu Library 'Ulu'ulu Archive

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
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Julie Funasaki Yuen, (808) 689-2604
Public Info Officer, Communications Department
Posted: Sep 3, 2015

KAPOLEI --- The University of Hawaiʻi Academy for Creative Media System together with the University of Hawaiʻi – West O‘ahu will host a Creative Media Masters Series presentation featuring local filmmaker Dane Neves. The Masters Series is part of UH West Oʻahu’s Creative Media concentration and aims to increase student understanding of the art and business of content creation. All presentations are free and open to students, faculty, and the public.

Filmmaker Dane Neves, Monday, Sept. 14, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

UH West Oʻahu Library ‘Uluʻulu Exhibition Space, First Floor

Local filmmaker Dane Neves will discuss his career and creative influences followed by a question and answer session with UH West Oʻahu students.

Dane Neves is a filmmaker born and raised in Hawaiʻi where he attended the Academy for Creative Media at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, and developed a unique, quirky style of filmmaking often featuring puppets. He was the writer, producer, director, editor, music composer, and puppeteer of the award-winning short films “The Green Tie Affair,” “Giant Monsters Attack Hawaii!” and “Poison Apple.” Neves’ The Monkeyboy Fever was the winner of the Video On Demand Viewer’s Choice Award at the 2007 Hawaiʻi International Film Festival and the Audience Award at the 2008 Pacific Islands Film Festival. Neves resides in Honolulu and continues to create innovative, highly energetic films.

For more information about the UH West Oʻahu Creative Media Masters Series presentation featuring Dane Neves, contact UHWO Creative Media Coordinator Sharla Hanaoka at shanaoka@hawaii.edu or Academy for Creative Media System Director Chris Lee at cpl@hawaii.edu.

UH West Oʻahu’s Creative Media program is offered in partnership with the UH Academy for Creative Media System that supports and coordinates the creative media studies efforts among the UH campuses. Taking advantage of the system-wide approach, UH West Oʻahu’s program enables students to develop unique skill sets at the community colleges and transfer seamlessly to UH West Oʻahu for continued scholarship and professional development.

Established in 1976, the University of Hawaiʻi - West O‘ahu offers quality education, small classes and personalized attention with academic programs that emphasize the exploration of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies. UH West O‘ahu serves approximately 2,700 students at its brand new, state-of-the-art campus that opened in the City of Kapolei in 2012. For more information, visit www.uhwo.hawaii.edu, call (808) 689-2800 or toll-free (866) 299-8656. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.