Now I have the chance to share my knowledge and influence the next generation of storytellers, as we collaborate and discover new paths together.” Benjamin Pascoe’s Productions: Avila University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.
The University will host a visit February 26-27, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Will it matter in the 21 st Century if the O’s in the ozone are massive, if the planet is a totally polluted place, if hazardous waste makes all of us other kinds of human beings? His most recent feature film, LEAVE IT ON THE TRACK, a documentary exploring roller derby culture in Austin, Texas, enjoyed a lengthy run on the festival circuit, including a celebrated world premiere at the 66 Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Should we count on scientists producing enough genetically perfect human beings? Ben has always been interested in teaching, but his spark was reignited while living and working in Austin, Texas.
Why do we glorify myths, stereotype the least amongst us, get outraged only by some atrocities? Can our pop musicians play our troubles into oblivion? Benjamin Pascoe is an award winning filmmaker who has written, directed, produced and edited a variety of films that have screened for enthusiastic audiences around the world.
America, is a little starving, some homelessness, factions of racism tolerable? Can we be truly free if a few do away with liberties they think unnecessary? His foundation is in narrative storytelling, but Ben has developed a taste for both experimental and documentary works.
On the very top of that list are his students: “I have spent my life developing a certain set of tools.There is also the White Beach that, as its name suggests, is a stretch of white sand beach just minutes southeast of the seaport. The clear, deep, blue waters (even during low tides) are excellent for swimming and diving.The Bomba Beach, located in barangay Bomba some 2 kilometers away from the city, is also a good area for swimming and fishing, with a bomba bridge and natural coral reefs.I fell into a wonderful opportunity here; one that will allow me to grow as an artist, and one that will enable me to guide our young filmmakers in their intellectual and creative development.” Ben’s current project is a biography about Radames Pera, the child actor who played the iconic character, Grasshopper, in the 1970s television series, KUNG FU (1972-1975).Ben is also a board member for the Kansas International Film Festival and he enjoys contributing to its continued success.