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Co-Creator and Showrunner of I Love Dick, Sarah Gubbins visits the Film & Media Program

The Film and Media Studies Program at Johns Hopkins is delighted to announce a visit by I Love Dick co-creator and showrunner, Sarah Gubbins. I Love Dick, an Amazon Original Series, is the creation of Gubbins and Transparent creator Jill Soloway, and the show features Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Hahn in lead roles. It is […]

A grand premiere for Baltimore’s renovated Parkway Theatre

The red carpet. The marquee. The photo ops with film and television celebs. It was a lot like Hollywood, but much more conveniently located—just south of Johns Hopkins University’s Homewood campus, at the corner of Charles Street and North Avenue.

Telluride Mountainfilm Festival Comes to Baltimore

The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival will be in Baltimore, October 28th -29th, 2016. The tour travels worldwide and year-round and is made up of a collection of films from the annual festival in Telluride, CO. The intention of the festival is to promote and inspire education through film.

Budding Local Screenwriters Get Some Expert Advice


Introducing the Johns Hopkins Film Incubator, a mentorship program designed for budding filmmakers from Hopkins and the Baltimore area. Read the story in the Baltimore Sun.

Dr. Meredith Ward recipient of 2016 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Dissertation Award

Dr. Meredith Ward of Film and Media Studies is the recipient of the 2016 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Dissertation Award, which is given to the best dissertation submitted to the international organization for film and media scholars. The prize is being awarded at SCMS’s annual conference, taking place between March 30th and April […]

FMS Faculty led by Senior Lecturer, Lucy Bucknell, Spearhead the Baltimore Youth Documentary and Film Arts Program

Made possible by a $1.6 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Baltimore Youth Documentary and Film Arts Program will allow students and young adults from neighborhoods across the city to document their world on film. Through workshops on moviemaking and photography, students will create art while they learn technical skills and get […]

Emma Needell scores 6th place on THE HIT LIST 2015!

We are proud to share the success of FMS alumna Emma Needell on her screenplay for The Water Man, which reached 6th place on THE HIT LIST 2015. This annual list compiles Hollywood executives’ favorite spec scripts and only 91 out of 378 eligible spec scripts made it onto this year’s list, with Ms. Needell’s reaching all the way […]