By: Toree Weaver
The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts has an active community of students, faculty and alumni, whose talents
By: Toree Weaver
LA Study Away Program Prepares Alum for Unique Job
Alumna Jeanette Leh (BA ‘15) found her calling while participating in the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts’ LA Study Away program. Leh, a theater major with a concentration in technical theater and design, decided to broaden her horizons by joining the traditional entertainment industry-oriented program in the fall of 2014.
We are delighted to announce that the Summer 2015 class is inaugurating our new space at Raleigh Studios! Under the stewardship of Karin Chien and Amy Olk, Temple University's Film and Media Arts department LA Study Away Program has relocated its office and classrooms to the heart of Hollywood in one of the oldest independent studios in Los Angeles. Historic Raleigh Studios was home to stars including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks; Walt Disney came everyday to his writing office.
Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich, second year student of the Film and Media Arts Department MFA Program, was awarded the Princess Grace Award the 2014 Graduate Film Scholarship.
The daughter of two artists, Hunt-Ehrlich was raised in an artist cooperative ,that provides professional facilities and services for its members , in New York’s Alphabet City neighborhood, and believes this world has shaped her identity as a visual storyteller.
By Deneia Washington
After a whirlwind application process, MFA candidate Israel Vasquez was named a 2015 Sundance | Knight Fellow; this prestigious fellowship, offered by Sundance Institute in partnership with John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, offers support and opportunities to emerging filmmakers.