The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts has an active community of students, faculty and alumni, whose talents
Collaboration between Philadelphia Young Playwrights and Temple Theaters benefits all
By Logan Beck
Beginning on Thursday, October 6, Temple University in collaboration with Philadelphia Young Playwrights will celebrate its 27th year of the New Voices Workshop, with the performances of new plays written by students from local elementary, middle and high schools.
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.
Director of Sundance selection The Bad Kids discusses documentary filmmaking
by Logan Beck
Louis Pepe studied computer science as an undergraduate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, before taking a few film classes and realizing his true passion lied in filmmaking.
A few short decades later, one of his films would be screened in the Sundance Film Festival.
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.