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Meld the study of filmmaking with hands-on experience. Students focus on critical study or film production to complete their degree.

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Our faculty has a wide range of experience in film and media, and facilitate connections with industry and alumni for students.

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Our alumni have access to a strong network of members who work in film, television, and media across the nation and around the world.

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FMS Student Dinner with Guest Speaker

Josh Shepperd, Assistant Professor of Media Studies at UC Boulder, brought his expertise to the JHU Campus last week, giving a talk to Professor Kyle Stine’s Cultural History of the Internet class. Afterwards, thanks to the Krieger School Dean’s Office’s Faculty/Student Engagement and Enrichment Fund, students got to chat informally with Professor Shepperd over dinner.

Senior Sophia Lin Receives Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award

Congratulations to Sophia Lin for receiving a research grant to fund the making of her short film, Red Prior. Red Prior is a narrative drama short film that follows Ling, a pregnant mother in prison, as she struggles to overcome her grief after giving up her firstborn daughter. As she connects with a kindred inmate, […]

FMS Alumni Speak

Distinguished alumni Alexandra Byer (’11), Diana Peralta (’11), Emma Needell (’12), and Max Bowens (’15), along with honorary alum, Jake Sally, came to campus on Wednesday, November 8 to talk about their experience as creatives in film and television. The panel spoke candidly with current students about the ups and downs of making it in […]