The FMA guide to the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival: 5 Films chosen by Film in Color

Nov 9 2018

The FMA guide to the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival: Five Films You Need To See

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival opened November 8th and lasts until the 18th, featuring a wide range of fantastic new Asian American cinema. We asked Temple’s Film in Color, an organization dedicated to providing community and resources for people of color filmmakers here at Temple, to help us pick out some can't miss films this year.

The FMA guide to the Philadelphia Film Festival: Six Films You Need to See

Oct 20 2018

The FMA guide to the Philadelphia Film Festival:
Six Films You Need to See According to Three Temple Student Film Organizations

The Philadelphia Film Festival that opened October 18th, and lasts until the 28th, features a wide range of fantastic new cinema.  It is the largest and most well-attended film festival in Philadelphia, bringing diverse, independent film to the city every year.

Mike Figgis Speaks to TFMA Students

Mar 22 2017

Academy Award nominated director, writer and composer, Mike Figgis, presented and discussed his work with TFMA students recently.

Best known for crossing boundaries, his work eschews Hollywood standards, extending and reconfiguring the linguistic structure of the film medium. 

Alumnus Ilya Simakov Accepted to Ann Arbor Film Festival

Mar 6 2017

Class Warfare (The Stress of Her Regard), a music video directed by alumnus Ilya Simakov (MFA '12), has been accepted to the 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival

Described as an abstract meditation on dread and disempowerment, the festival's screening will take place on Saturday, March 25 at 7:00 PM in University of Michigan's Lorch Hall. 

Schoenagle Scholarship Recipient

May 10 2016

"Go and absorb everything LA has to offer. Have fun and learn a lot!"  is the advice from Charna Schoenagle, whose family and friends have made possible the Jason Schoenagle '94 LA Study Away Fund. It was established in memory of Jason, a Temple alumnus who had moved to LA and was working in the industry prior to his illness and passing. Film and Media Arts major Rachael Moton (left) will benefit from this fund during her eleven weeks in LA this summer.  

LA Study Away Moves to Hollywood

Jun 2 2015

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.

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.

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