Meeting the Need

Meeting the Need

"Meeting the Need" shows the great lengths at which the Chicago based CURE Network is willing to go in order to bring healthcare to those in need. By hosting a Remote Area Medical expedition, CURE Network was able to give away over $800,000 in vision, dental, and general medical care to some 2,000 patients in just 3 days.

Director: Brian Ernst  /  Producers: Brian Ernst, Mitch Brinkman, & Miles Shockley  /  Editor: Brian Ernst  /  Assistant Camera Operators: G. Edward Smeltzer & Leslie Cunningham

Winner - DePaul University Premiere Best Documentary 2012

Official Selection - CineYouth International Film Festival

Official Selection - All Things Hollywood Film Festival

Ludo

Ludo

Jean-Claude and his friends meet everyday to play an ancient game of skill and strategy called Pétanque. Set in Cannes, "Ludo" ( Latin for "to Play") is the story of one man's way of using the game as a means of simultaneously escaping, yet enjoying life."

Director: Sofia Mostafa  /  Producer: Louis Hamwey  /  Director of Photography: Brian Ernst  /  Editor: Nick Ramirez  /  Motion Graphics: Jai Field

Winner

Emerging Cinematographer - Brian Ernst

Real Ideas Studio - Cannes International Film Festival 2010

Winner

Distinguished Documentary

Real Ideas Studio - Cannes International Film Festival 2010

A Life in Journalism

Nancy Loo sits down with DePaul University Digital Cinema Students for this insightful documentary on her career, as well as others from Fox News Chicago.

Produced, Directed, and Edited by: Brian Ernst

Interview Moderator: Mitch A. Brinkman

Production Assistant, and Gaffer: Geoffrey Smeltzer