Worth another look: Videos from the vault

Left to right: Ben Guzman ’11; Eddie Merille ’97, MBA ’00; Carl-Frederick Francois ’16, MS ’17 (in white-collared shirt); Tim Long; intern Katherine De Jesus; Doug Garland ’10; Kristen Mayoral ’11; Chris Necuze ’11

A proud and talented group of videographers tells the story of FIU every day. With decades of combined experience, the team puts their hearts and souls into shining a light on the best of FIU. Their creative videos feature the amazing individuals, high-quality programs, impactful research and special moments that make the university a dynamic force for good.

In the featured video above, sophomore marketing major and video intern Katherine de Jesus uses Apple’s “Don’t Blink” commercial as the model for her uber-cool piece on just what it takes to make an effective digital piece. Take a look at her amazing one-minute masterpiece and then check out some of the best work of the other videographers over the years. For FIU Magazine‘s summer online issue, each has chosen his or her favorite piece and explains why it made the cut. Check out their blockbusters below.

By the numbers (2017)


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From homelessness to hope
The story of an FIU student rescued from living in her car.



Capturing cancer research on campus
Learn about FIU scientists’ cutting-edge work.



The essence of Pantherness
What defines Panther Nation?



South Beach soirée
Find out how FIU throws the world’s coolest party.



A novelist shares his secrets
Renowned author John Dufresne tells all.



A spotlight on the deserving
A man with debilitating illness rises above.



A riff on “Friends”
FIU take a creative approach to welcoming freshmen to campus.



Most viewed: An April Fools’ joke
Humor tinged with truth was a hit with FIU.


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