The Border Conversion Factor: “A First Step in Changing Career Directions”

An expat living in Mexico who spends considerable time shopping on both sides of the border, Charlie Grier thought it was time someone created an app that converted currencies and units in one easy step. So he did it himself. “I discovered there weren’t any apps which combined currency conversion and unit conversion in a single step,” […]
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From Class Project to Award-winning Film

A three-minute film co-directed and produced by two current UC San Diego Extension students took first-place at the 7th annual ArtPower! Up and Coming Student Film Festival/Filmatic Festival, held April 27 at Qualcomm Institute Auditorium. Students Cory Oliver and Dan Chambers teamed for the winning entry, titled Lacuna. Shot last December in Pacific Beach, the […]
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The Perfect Pitch

As a native of St. Louis and a life-long baseball fan, Steve Lamb feels justifiably proud of the Cardinals. But he’s also proud of the web-design community that’s allowed him to pursue his calling. “I’d say it’s a career that’s in great demand here,” said Lamb, a web designer for Safety National, a St. Louis-based […]
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Project #1: The Making of a Music Video

Students in UC San Diego Extension’s Video Production and Editing Professional Certificate program recently completed their first major project: a music video. Students – who have only been enrolled in the program for six weeks – formed their own production teams to shoot the videos, and then each student on the team edited the footage […]
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Focus on Instructors: Jodi Cilley

Jodi Cilley graduated from Boston College in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and began her career in social work. Now, she runs the Film Consortium of San Diego, owns her own video production company, VideologiCo, and is also the lead instructor of the video and editing professional certificate at UC San Diego Extension. […]
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