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Diamond Screen Film Series Event Showcase MFA Films

Sep 23 2015
 
 
The Department of Film and Media Arts is please to being the semester with the Diamond Screen Film Series: MFA Thesis Showcase at the historic Temple Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, September 29. This screening, the first in a series of four this academic year, will include four completed films of recent MFA graduates.
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Graduate Students Tackle Wilder’s The Matchmaker

Apr 13 2015

MFA Candidates Julie Czarnecki and Robert Jason Jackson take on iconic roles

By Deneia Washington

Student Profile: Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich

Mar 30 2015

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.

Israel Vasquez: Unexpected Opportunities

Mar 30 2015

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.

Temple University Student Wins 2014 Princess Grace Award

Feb 26 2015

Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich, a second year student of the MFA Program in Film and Media Arts, received the prestigious 2014 Graduate Film Scholarship award from the Princess Grace Foundation. This year the Princess Grace Foundation honored forty-two emerging artists, including twelve graduate and undergraduate film students. The Princess Grace Foundation (PGF) receives applicants from the most important film schools in the United States and the PGF Awards are one of the most competitive film awards in the country.

Meet the Designer: Liz Phillips

Jan 29 2015

The challenges of lighting Arcadia

by Emily Young

Meet The Designer: Mandy Goynes

Oct 30 2014

Details set the stage for She Stoops to Conquer

by Deneia Washington

All hands are on deck as Temple Theaters’ She Stoops to Conquer, an 18th century comedy about an high class country woman’s attempt to woo a wealthy London man who’s more at easy with lower-class women, will be making its debut in Randall Theater soon. Graduate student and set designer Mandy Goynes has been hard at work capturing elements of this period piece that’ll make audience members feel like they’re back in time.

Meet the Designer: Jeff Sturdivant

Aug 22 2014

Brigadoon costume designer explores the magical world of Scotland

By Deneia Washington

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Meet the Designers: John Eddy & Liz Phillips

Aug 1 2014

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo designers tackle a unique project by Deneia Washington Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, the Pulitzer Prize nominated drama by Rajiv Joseph about the early days of the Iraqi War, is set to hit the Adrienne Theater in Center City in September and all behind-the-scenes personnel, including graduate students John Eddy and Liz Phillips, have been hard at work formulating ideas that capture and enhance director David Girard’s vision for this production fo

Citizen Artist: Alice Gatling

Jul 22 2014

 Supporting teachers through the arts

By Deneia Washington

From a professional viewpoint that spans from auditions and callbacks to single file lines and raised hands, Alice Gatling, a third year MFA Acting student, finds that her love for children and her desire to act makes her purpose as actor and educator even more impactful.

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