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.

Professor LeAnn Erickson documentary screened at Filmadelphia Series

Feb 26 2015

Temple University professor LeAnn Erickson had the Philadelphia premiere of  her award winning documentary
 Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII (2010) on September 16, as part of the Filmadelphia series, an event produced by the Philadelphia Film Society.

Professor Cagle Published in New Book about the History of Cinematography; Presents at Conferences

Feb 26 2015

Temple University Professor Chris Cagle of the Department of Film and Media Studies published an essay on classical Hollywood cinematography from 1928-1946 in Cinematography, a book edited by Trinity University’s Patrick Keating and published by Rutgers University Press(RUP). The book is part of the RUP’s Behind the Silver Screen Series; each volume is on a separate craft in Hollywood filmmaking.

Professor Peter d’Agostino’s Experimental Video and Multi-Media course hosts lectures by visiting scholar Gabriel Villota and artist Estibaliz Sádaba

Feb 26 2015

On Wednesday, November 19, the Film and Media Arts Lecture Series will welcome two internationally recognized scholars and video artists: Visiting Scholar Gabriel Villota and video artist Estibaliz Sádaba. Hosted by Professor Peter d’Agostino’s Experimental Video and Multi-Media course, Villota and Sádaba will present on experimental video performance.

MFA Temple Student Selected to Participate in Chile Factory, a Directors’ Fortnight Project

Feb 26 2015

Manuela Martelli, Temple alumna, was selected to participate in Chile Factory a project that will produce a feature film to be premiered at 2015 Cannes Film Festival and the 22nd Valdivia Film Fest program. Chile Factory is a partnership between the Directors’ Fortnight, an independent festival held in parallel to the Cannes Film Festival, and CinemaChile, Chilean film promotion agency.

NextFrame International Student Film Festival announces 2014 finalists

Feb 26 2015

We are proud to announce our NextFrame International Student Film Festival selections for our 2014 festival season! Our selected films are now being shown in our virtual movie room at Winners will be selected and announced in the upcoming months. More information about a physical screening will be announced soon.

Alumnus Tom Grahsler’s documentary Welcome to Deathfest premieres in Philadelphia at PhilaMOCA

Feb 26 2015

Directed and produced by Temple University alumnus Tom Grahsler, Welcome to Deathfest is a feature documentary chronicling Maryland Deathfest, the largest independent extreme music festival in North America. The film takes a behind ­the ­scenes look at one of the few remaining major music festivals in America that eschews corporate sponsorship.

Emerging Documentary Practices Symposium and Exhibition– Call for papers, proposals and creative work

Feb 26 2015

An interdisciplinary one-day symposium and exhibition about how emerging technologies are transforming nonfiction image-making practices in cinema, art and ethnography will be held at Temple University, Friday April 3, 2015.

Deadline For Proposals: (EXTENDED DEADLINE) January 17, 2015.

New FMA Curriculum Now Offers BFA Degrees

Feb 20 2015

The Department of Film and Media Arts (FMA) is expanding its undergraduate program to offer a new bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degrees in addition to a more focused bachelor of arts (BA) degrees. The new BFA will offer Concentrations in Directing, Media Arts and Screenwriting for intensive arts education. The new more focused BA will offer concentrations in Cinematography, Post-Production, Producing and Screen Studies, allowing for specialized study within a liberal arts context.

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