Zoe is a junior Filmmaking major with a minor in Creative Technologies. Her dream job is to make music videos which combines her two passions, music and filmmaking. She loves to eat vegetables, hang out with her friends, and annoy people with her endless stories of camp. She is so excited for her third year at Viking Fusion and to lead the team into making a lot of content for everyone to enjoy.
Studio Assistant Coordinator
Noah Beck is a senior Political Science and Public Relations double major from Cedartown, Georgia. Noah is known for having a lot of jobs, and he has been caught multiple times saying working at Fusion with his favorite people is the best job he has had yet! After he leaves Berry, Noah hopes to attend law school. His favorite things include his German Shorthaired Pointer puppy Jedi, Star Wars, tennis, and hanging out with his friends. Shelby is right, Inception is a wonderful movie. One day, Noah hopes to take his law degree back to his home town and practice civil litigation.
Shelby Sims is a senior Visual Communications major from LaGrange, Georgia. Her ideal fantasy is retiring to a cabin on top of a mountain with three cats to look out over a stream from the back patio with a warm mug of hot coffee in her hands. Until she reaches that point, she hopes to do something of importance. Her favorite movies are Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Inception, Captain America: the Winter Soldier, and Spirited Away. If you see her in person, give her a crisp elbow touch.
Mary Banks Shelander
Public Relations Coordinator
Mary Banks is a junior from St. Simons Island, Georgia with a Communication (Public Relations) major & Psychology minor. She has no idea what she wants to do after college 🙂 Her hobbies include: heelying in parking garages, watching SNL skits, and connecting with people on LinkedIn.
Ben is a senior Communication major from Dacula, GA, studying journalism, art history, and an unpredictable rotation of other subjects dictated entirely by whatever YouTube decides to recommend him. He is interested in the way that ideas are communicated and influenced across history, and likes to discuss his findings at speech and debate competitions as part of the Berry College Forensics Union. If you have twenty minutes and are interested in a good story, ask Ben about Skull Inlet.
Rachel is a junior Visual Communication major. Once she graduates, she plans on directing book-to-movie adaptations that actually follow the plot of the novel (revolutionary, she knows). She is an avid reader of YA novels so you’ll normally find her behind the pages of her most recent read.
Anna Rich is a sophomore from Griffin, GA, and a Communication Major with a double minor in Journalism and Spanish. She hopes to one day work at a huge publication like Vanity Fair. Anna is a pianist and a serious Disney fan. Her favorite Disney movies are Beauty and the Beast, Lady and the Tramp, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Anastasia (yes it counts now that Disney owns Fox). She’s also a huge musical theatre dork and will force you to watch Falsettos with her at least once.
Parker Luellen is a sophomore from Nashville, Tennessee majoring in Communication with a concentration in Film. She loves anything having to do with creative writing and has written and published two books of her own. Some of her favorite things include coffee, hiking, writing, and spending time with friends. Her favorite TV show is Buffy the Vampire Slayer and her favorite movie is La La Land.
Jake is a sophomore hailing from West Palm Beach, FL. He selected Berry College for its incredible beauty and inspiring esprit d’corps. It is also worth mentioning that he is currently studying Communication with a concentration in Public Relations but that may change. Who knows what might happen in these next four years? Anyway, he is also very much a geek about all sorts of cars ranging from AMC to Zundapp, so there’s that too.
Mike Myers is a sophomore from Dallas, GA. He’s currently studying Communication and wants to do something in film, but who knows, that could totally change as he tries to navigate this crazy thing called college over the next three years. Some of his favorite movies are Back to the Future, the Star Wars and Mission Impossible franchises, and all things directed by Quentin Tarantino.
Matt Parks is a sophomore from Clermont, Florida majoring in Communication with a concentration in Filmmaking. Matt spends the majority of his free time watching movies, and has made a few short films of his own. Matt is eager to bring his love of film and filmmaking to Fusion. His favorite films are The Graduate, Dazed and Confused, Easy Rider, and Eraserhead.
Stephen Schellhorn is a junior majoring in Visual Communication. Having recently moved to Georgia from his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, he fell in love with Berry and added it to the list of things he is passionate about: Jesus, any and all things swords, and Goo Goo Dolls (the band). He is an aspiring filmmaker/writer/storyteller, and his favorite films are Life of Pi, The Prince of Egypt, and Gladiator. His motto is “I will get there… and make it through to the other side.” (Based on the song by Boys 2 Men).
Alyssa Freyman is a sophomore studying Filmmaking with a minor in Creative Technologies. She loves to take part in adventurous recreation such as zip-lining, doing BOLD at Berry, kayaking, yoga, or traveling. She hopes to someday produce or help write for films or television shows. She also enjoys drinking herbal tea and talking about the latest movies and shows in her spare time.
Seth Chambliss is a senior majoring in English & Communication. He finds joy in making people laugh with Easy Baked Improv, reading classic works of literature, and talking about music to anyone willing to listen. He is currently attempting to find the balance between feeding his heavy caffeine addiction and sleeping for several hours at a time on his broken Ikea couch.
Phillip Walker is a sophomore Communication major with a concentration in Filmmaking from Carrollton, Georgia. He hopes to one day write and direct his own movies. He has a taste for the exquisite, dabbling in pursuits such as Taco Bell consumption, listening to punk rock, and monkey viewing/interaction. He can often be found amongst the trees.
Lily Calhoun is a junior double majoring in Creative Writing and Communication with a Filmmaking concentration. She hopes to be an advocate for equality in the film industry after her time at Berry, no matter what she ends up doing. A huge fan of Chaco’s and hanging out with friends, you can normally find Lily making a bad pun or counting how many people she can say hi to at any given moment of the day. She is super excited to create new things here at Viking Fusion.
Hannah-Grace is a senior from Jonesboro, GA, studying PR and Spanish here at Berry. Her favorite color is yellow, her favorite food is guacamole, and her favorite type of music is jazz. She is obsessed with honeybees, because they keep the earth turning ’round. She is excited to plan some pretty darn awesome events for the people of Berry College.
Social Media Coordinator
Sydney Muñoz is a junior Filmmaking major with a minor in Theatre. She hopes to be a movie trailer editor one day. Most days, you can find Syd blasting ABBA or Taylor Swift and dancing around her dorm to the Continental Drift. While she is constantly active on Viking Fusion and BCTC’s social media, you will rarely find anything recent on her own personal profiles.
Jack Heerema might be a graphic designer who could also be a senior this year. If that were true, this should be his second semester at Viking Fusion. It is possible that, as a boy, he worked for one day as a tour guide at the world largest bigfoot museum. It is also possible that he might dream of one day driving a big rig on the open roads as a long haul trucker. However, this is all speculation.
Taryn is a Junior Economics major and Business minor from Woodstock, GA. She enjoys watching all kinds of movies and having in depth discussions about nothing in particular into the wee hours of the morning. It’s not uncommon to find her engrossed in a sketchbook doodling to her hearts content. Graphic Design is her passion.
Assistant News Producer
Megan Duncan is a senior Communication major with a concentration in Public Relations from Chatsworth, GA. She is also a Bonner Scholar here at Berry. Megan enjoys listening to the stories of others and passing them along for all to enjoy. Her favorite color is either yellow or blue depending on the day. She loves spending time with her dogs Saben and Sunshine. Her most favorite animals in the world are goats ands if she could, she would live on an island with nothing but goats.
Grace Snell is a sophomore with a major in Communication and a minor in Studio Art. She is an army brat (which makes answering basic questions like, “Where are you from?” a daily challenge). Grace has lived everywhere from Kansas to Germany and has a passion for meeting new people and sharing their stories through art, writing, photography, and other mediums. Other favorite pastimes include: pondering the meaning of life, eating good snacks (especially chocolate), and dressing up as random movie characters.
Willow is a freshman communications major with a concentration in filmmaking from Ellijay, GA. She hopes to one day be involved in the film industry as a director or producer. She enjoys horror movies and anything by Wes Anderson and is excited for her first year as a Berry Viking!
Dayanara J. Bullock is a junior Film major from Milford, Delaware. Her other passions include music, herbology and interior -as well as landscaping- design. Her obsessions include gothic architecture, Steampunk, the Victorian Era, ornate antiques, Celtic folklore, and the Macabre. She hopes to work in movies, behind, and in front of, the camera, travel the world, and eventually become a singer. Her ideal fantasy is to retire, having created all she set out to, by living in her own designed lavish manor overlooking a cemetery where all of her descendants will be buried, while spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Madi Rowe is a freshman at Berry pursuing a double major in Communication with a PR concentration and Business Management. She is originally from Johnson City, TN, most famously known from the song Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker. Her passions include the enneagram, cookout quesadillas, and The Lumineers. She loves getting involved in service and ministry organizations and can’t wait for her next four years at Berry.
Levi is a freshman videographer from Atlanta, Georgia where he attended Lakeside high school. He is a Communication major with a concentration in Filmmaking. He has a younger brother who is a junior in high school and an older brother who is a junior at UGA. He enjoys watching movies and cartoons. His favorite cartoons are The Regular Show and Rick and Morty. He also plays video games in my free time.
Steven is a six-time Telly Award winning producer, director and editor, who spent 15 years at television stations in North Georgia. He is the 2016 recipient of the College Media Association’s Honor Roll Broadcast Advisor Award. He is married and has two kids.