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Owls Fly High in 2019 Philly Fringe Festival

The Philly Fringe Festival, presented by FringeArts, is a highly anticipated event in Philadelphia that comes around every September. Running September 5-22 this year, audiences can, as always, expect a wide variety of work, exciting venues, and talent. What’s particularly notable about this year’s festival, however, is the large number of Temple Owls involved in all aspects of production. Over 30 Owls, both alumni and current students, are involved in at least nine shows playing this month!

Owls crush in Barrymore Award Nominations

The numbers are IN and Temple folks command a large share of the Barrymore award nominations with representation in nearly every category and over 20 award listings including a Lifetime Achievement Award for Temple Graduate and former faculty member Ed Shockley (MFA '94).  

Spotlight on TFMA Scholarships 2019

Jun 21 2019

In 2018-19 TFMA gave out over 50 scholarships representing a substantial amount of money used to help students who demonstrated skill and potential, as well as need for their expenses.

A hefty percentage of these funds are derived from the support of “Big Bang Theory” actor Kunal Nayyar (TFM ‘06) and his wife Neha Kapur, stemming from their commitment to help theater students at Temple.

Fulbright recipient and FMA Alum Kay Hannahan

Mar 27 2019

By Heather Bronge

As of 2019, for a second year in a row Temple has kept its reputation as one of the top schools producing Fulbright scholars. I had the chance to correspond with one of them who is a Temple Film and Media MFA Alumni, Kay Hannahan.

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TFMA Alumni Event: The Color Purple in Cherry & White

Saturday, December 8, 2018 
8 p.m. 

Alumni Spotlight: Jake Rasmussen (BA '14)

May 18 2018

Alumnus Finds Success as Editor, and now host, at Viceland

by Hadiyah Weaver

Alumnus Jake Rasmussen, an editor for Viceland, recently was recognized with two Clio Awards for his work. Founder of Grog Movies, Rasmussen also host a new series on Viceland, Jake Loves Movies.

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Alumni Spotlight: Warren Kelley '79

Mar 7 2018

Alumnus reflects on career and education before appearance in Chicago

By Toree Weaver

Benny Boom Returns to Temple

Mar 1 2018

Alumnus and filmmaker discusses path to success

by Hadiya Weaver

On Wednesday, February 21, alumnus Benny Douglas, professionally known as Benny Boom visited Temple University to screen the film he directed: All Eyez on Me, a biopic on the legendary rapper, actor and poet Tupac Shakur.

The event was held at the Temple Performing Arts Center, and included the screening, Q&A session, and a reception.  

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All Eyez on Alumnus Benny Boom

Benny Douglas, professionally known as Benny Boom, will be visiting Temple University for a Q&A session as well as a screening of the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me on February 21, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the Temple Performing Arts Center.

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