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Screenwriter and FMS ’02 Alumnus Zach Baylin’s King Richard Starring Will Smith To Hit Screens November 19

Screenwriter and FMS ’02 Alumnus Zach Baylin’s King Richard Starring Will Smith To Hit Screens November 19
Slated for a wide theatrical release on November 19, 2021, King Richard, screenwritten by FMS alumnus Zach Baylin, is already receiving glowing reviews.  With a 92% Tomatometer, this biopic of Richard Williams tells the story of an undeterred father driven to take his daughters, Venus and Serena Williams, from the streets of Compton, California to the global stage as legendary icons […]

Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time, a collection of essays edited by FMS Lecturer, Kyle Stine, and Axel Volmar published by Amsterdam University Press

Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time, a collection of essays edited by FMS Lecturer, Kyle Stine, and Axel Volmar published by Amsterdam University Press
In a crucial sense, all machines are time machines. The essays in Media Infrastructures and the Politics of Digital Time develop the central concept of hardwired temporalities to consider how technical networks hardwire and rewire patterns of time. Digital media introduce new temporal patterns in their features of instant communication, synchronous collaboration, intricate time management, and continually improved speed. […]

Film and Media Studies Appoints New Director, Senior Lecturer Adam Rodgers

Film and Media Studies Appoints New Director, Senior Lecturer Adam Rodgers
Adam Rodgers, a Baltimore native who has been teaching screenwriting for the Program in Film & Media Studies since spring 2018, has been named the Program’s Director beginning July 1, 2021. Adam received his undergraduate education at Duke University and went on to earn an MFA at New York University’s Graduate Film Program. During his […]