SLC Punk II – Punk’s Dead gives McGrews a nice shout out for the costumes, props and producing work we did for the film, shot here in 2014. The industry premiere of Punk’s Dead is this May 2015 in Cannes.
3/6/2015 “SLC Steampunk” by Daisy Blake on Gephardt Daily. Tony Toscano interviews designers Amanda Carrington and Jennifer McGrew about steampunk fashion and trends.
McGrews on ABC4 ‘Good Things Utah.’ Jen McGrew and Dan Farr of Salt Lake Comic Con discuss the woldwide costume and cosplay phenomenon, encouraging everyone to join the fun. With cosplayers Aspen Field and Pia Graetz.
4/1/2014 Catalyst Magazine article “Pilgrims and Partiers” by Jennifer McGrew. Perspectives on ComicCon, cosplay, communitas & festivals, etc. Catalyst Magazine print edition April 2014, Volume 33, Number 4, pp 12-13.
2/1/2014 Flight from Shadow nominated for eight “Filmed in Utah” awards today. “Best Screenplay for a Short Film or Series” Blake Casselman
“Best Visual Effects” Robert Hirschi
“Best Photography” Abbie Warnock
“Best Score for a Short Film or Series” Nathaniel Drew
“Best Production Design” Hraefn Wulfson
“Best Art Direction” David Powell
“Best Costume Design” Jennifer McGrew
“Best Cinematography for a Short Film or Series” R. Jason Ball
Appearance on Park City TV’s Mountain Views with host Terry Burden. We discussed the Salt Lake City Mini Maker Fair, the subject of ‘making’ in America plus showed off the metal crafsmanship of Nile Fahmy, famous tinker. With Darrah Rogers of the SLC Public Library and Jenn Blum, Mini Maker Fair founder. October 4, 2012.
2011 Paint the Town Red Competition, 3rd Place winnner: We were awarded a gigantic check and trophies on the field during halftime at the U of U vs. UCLA game!
ABC4 TV appearance with personnel from the US Marine Corps, Toys for Tots and our famous canine client, Gunny Monster. We talked abut the upcoming birthday of the US Marine Corps, the designs for the new Ft.Douglas museum memorial garden to honor women in the military, the Toys for Tots donation season getting underway, plus tailoring custom uniforms for Gunny Monster, spokesdog for Toys for Tots and our furriest client thus far.
KUTV2 CBS morning broadcast McGrews’ crew appears as “mad scientists” from various eras and genres to promote “July-o-Ween”.
“Combat Tutus & the Art of the Corsetiere.” Article by Jen in Belle Armoire Magazine, Nov/Dec 2007, pp 56 – 59.
“Birth of a Mascot.” The Salt Lake Tribune. Multimedia featureby Robert Hirschi about Randy Robotech, the new mascot that Jen McGrew built for Ogden-Weber Area Technical College, 2003.
“Kiss Me Zorro: The Decline and Fall of Utah Musical Theater.” Essay Jen originally composed for The Ogden Standard Examiner, then revised for The O’Neill National Critics Institute, now an institutional history/geneaology project combining oral histories and interviews, multimedia, narrative reflection on productions, archives, and discourse analysis of media sources and critical reviews.
“Phat Theater: We Get What We Need – Hand-Picked Food Chain,” Jen’s Commentary on Nicky Silver’s The Food Chain.” Northern Utah Junction. October 2002, pp. 11-12.