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VPR Covers Special Collaboration between UVM Film Students and Renowned Director Werner Herzog

VPR profiles the work of undergraduate film students taught by Peter Gruner Shellenberger, a UVM visiting lecturer in filmmaking and photography. Shellenberger was able to reach out to the renowned German director Werner Herzog, who made a three-and-a-half minute reel with a Super 8 camera and sent it back, instructing the students to incorporate it into original projects. One of the only stipulations? All the films must be titled after a graffiti phrase in the footage: “Where’s da party at?” Read the story…