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What to watch this weekend: CDM alumni

His recent director credits include episodes of NBC’s The Blacklist
Dan Willis (MS '12) has a resume filled with writing and directing credits, most recently including episodes of NBC’s The Blacklist. (Image courtesy of Dan Willis)

Looking to unwind over the long weekend ahead? Below is a list of streaming TV shows and films alumni from DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media have helped direct, produce and write.

  • For nearly 10 years, Alexis Auditore (BA '05) has served as director and manager of physical production for a number of Marvel films. Marvel films, available on Amazon Prime, Disney+, Netflix and Vudu.
  • Chaz Bottoms (BFA '17) served as director and animator on Lil Nas X's “Panini" music video, available on Youtube; and animator on “Dear John," available on Facebook.
  • Greg Dixon (MFA '18) served as director of Olympia , available on Amazon Prime and Aspire TV
  • Vera Drew (BA '11) was an Emmy-nominated editor for Who is America?, available on Showtime and Hulu; editor for An Emmy for Megan, on Vimeo; and editor and co-executive producer for Beef House, available on Adult Swim
  • Nora Earlie (BA '13) was a story artist for The Lego Movie 2, available on Amazon Prime and HBO; and a storyboard artist for Tumble Leaf, available on Amazon Prime
     Alexis Auditore has served as director and manager of physical production for a number of Marvel films.
    Alexis Auditore (BA ’05) has served as director and manager of physical production for a number of Marvel films. (Image courtesy of Alexis Auditore)
  • Killian Gray (MS '10) was a story and editorial production supervisor for Trolls, available on Amazon Prime, Google Play, Hulu and Vudu
  • Kaitlin Heffron (BFA '18) served a dialogue editor for Work in Progress, available on Showtime
  • Holly Kawiecki (BA '16) was a production coordinator of Abominable, available on Amazon Prime
  • Brian Lannin (BA '08) served as cinematographer for High Maintenance, available on HBO; and for Dave, available on FXX and Hulu
  • Molly McCandless (BA '12) served as assistant animator for The Shivering Truth, available on Adult Swim
  • Kevin McGrail (MS '11) was a producer for The Shop, available on HBO; an assistant production manager for South Side, available on Comedy Central; and a unit production manager for season four of Fargo, available on FX and Hulu
  • Keith O'Hara (BA '08) was a storyboard coordinator for Godzilla: King of Monsters, available on Amazon Prime, Apply TV, Google Play and Vudu; and a digital asset manager for Blade Runner 2049, available on Amazon Prime, IMDB TV and Vudu
  • Art O'Leary (BA '07) served as Emmy-award winning editor of Deadliest Catch, available on Discovery and Hulu
  • Charlie Panian (BA '07) was an assistant camera for Sorry for Your Loss, available on Facebook; and director of photography for Chef's Table, available on Netflix
  • Dewayne Perkins (BA '13) was a story editor and writer for Brooklyn Nine-Nine, available on Hulu, NBC and Youtube
  • Dominika Smetek (BFA '16) was a production coordinator and assistant for SpongeBob SquarePants, available on Google Play, Hulu, Nickelodeon and Vudu
  • Brittani Smith-Ward (BA '10) was casting associate for Iron Fist, available on Netflix
  • Jennifer Stachovic (BA '16) served as character designer for BoJack Horseman, available on Netflix
  • Alex Thompson (MFA '17) was director for Saint Frances, virtual theater tickets available through Oscilloscope
  • Michel Kreisel Vaisberg (BS '08) was compositor for Hercules, available on Amazon Prime; and digital compositor for 300: Rise of an Empire, available on Amazon Prime
  • Dan Willis (MS '12) was a director for The Blacklist, available on Amazon Prime, NBC and Netflix; a story editor for Boomerang, available on BET; a writing assistant for Grey's Anatomy, available on ABC and Hulu; staff writer for Twenties, available on BET; and director for Wednesday, available on HBO

Want to see more Blue Demons on the big and small screen? Check out Newsline's list of streaming TV shows and films featuring DePaul Theatre School alumni.