Gabi Sanchez ('12) Leads The Philadelphia Cultural Fund

Sep 27 2023

Temple alum are all over the Philadelphia art scene! Last April, Temple Alum Gabi Sanchez took over the role of Executive Director of the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.


Temple Alum Sabriaya Shipley (TFM '18) Named Theatre Philadelphia Executive Director

Aug 30 2023

Earlier this month, Theatre Philadelphia announced that Sabriaya Shipley (TFM '18) would be assuming the role of Executive Director ahead of their 2023-24 season.

2023 TFMA Alumni Grant Awardees

Jul 31 2023

Since 2020, the Alumni Association of Temple University's School of Theater, Film, and Media Arts has been awarding grants to help fund alumni projects with the understanding that the body of work coming out of TFMA is made more vibrant by diverse voices.

In support of a more honest, equitable, and inclusive storytelling landscape, the 2023 TFMA Alumni Project Grant is going toward projects that amplify the voices and stories of artists of color and artists in the LGBTQ+ community.

Angel Sigala ('18) in NEW YORK, NEW YORK on Broadway



Recently, marketing assistant, Alyssa Threadgill had an in-depth conversation with TFMA alumni, Angel Sigala, who on March 24, 2023, made his Broadway debut as Mateo Diaz in New York, New York!

Temple Taking Over Broadway


Once again, we see Owls dotting the great Broadway stages in style! This Spring, we heard about six (!!) Temple Alums treading the boards at theaters on the famed NYC thoroughfare and we are so proud of each of them and honored to call them our alumni! (and there are probably more that we don't know about!)

It's no suprise to have Temple alums star on Broadway (check out this article from 2020 - Five Owls on Broadway) But we love to feature them when the come in bunches like this! 

Remembering Bob Saget (RTF '78) as a remarkable student filmmaker

Jan 10 2022

While the world would go on to recognize Temple Alum Bob Saget (RFT '78) as a comedian and for his roles on TV in shows like "FULL HOUSE", "AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS" and "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER", the Philadelphia-born Saget launched his career in TV and Film with an award-winning documentary he made while still a student in Temple's Radio, Television and Film program (as it was then known). 

Alumni Spotlight: Alicia Woods (MFA '20)

Nov 11 2021

Congratulations to MFA Grad Alicia Woods (MFA '20), one of three national filmmakers selected for the prestigious Filmmaker First Fund! This is a huge win and we are so proud of her. The award comes with a $50k stipend, a year-long residency in the FF studio, mentorship and connections with professionals and resources.

At Temple, Woods was awarded a Future Faculty Fellowship and the Ben and Minnie Lazaroff Award for screenwriting (2019). Kudos to her!


Interview with FMA’s First PhD Completion Adam Diller

Nov 2 2021

Adam Diller, Temple University’s first PhD completion in the PhD Program in Documentary Arts And Visual Research in the Department of Film And Media Arts at Temple University presented work from his dissertation, Project 02, on Friday, November 5 from 1:30–3 p.m. in AH Room 3.


Interview with Qiong “June” Wang (MFA ‘22) - All About My Sisters

Oct 28 2021




Interview with alum Filmmaker Halo Rossetti ('21)

Jun 10 2021

We were so excited to sit down with Halo Rossetti to discuss their new film PONY, their life as a queer filmmaker, their new pilot Aloft, and their recent success being named as a Writers Discovery Fellow.  

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