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Chaconne Martin-Berkowicz’s (FMS 2017) Short Chosen for SXSW

Chaconne Martin-Berkowicz’s (FMS 2017) Short Chosen for SXSW
Scotty’s Vag, tells the story of a sorority hazing event, in which Scotty, a college freshman, must make an impression on the older girl she wants as her “big”. As the night goes on, Scotty realizes how far she’s willing to go to prove herself. Power dynamics are not what they seem. Chaconne is a […]


With Help from FMS, Sheridan Libraries is New Home for Film Archive

With Help from FMS, Sheridan Libraries is New Home for Film Archive
When the Academic Film Archive of North America (AFA) was looking for a new home for their extensive collection, Johns Hopkins Johns Hopkins University made the short list of potential locations. After communicating with FMS director Adam Rodgers and Senior Lecturer, John Mann, Sheridan Libraries was the clear choice. Read more about the film archive […]


Laura Mason Presents THE LAST REVOLUTIONARIES at Red Emma’s

Laura Mason Presents THE LAST REVOLUTIONARIES at Red Emma’s
FMS and History Department Teaching Professor Laura Mason will be presenting her book The Last Revolutionaries: The Conspiracy Trial of Gracchus Babeuf and the Equals at Red Emma’s Bookstore and Coffeehouse on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 7:00PM.


Baltimore Youth Film Arts Celebrates Their Fall Session

Baltimore Youth Film Arts Celebrates Their Fall Session
Fellows and instructors from Baltimore Youth Film Arts (BYFA) gathered for their fall screening on November 12.  Find more information and check out fellow artwork at https://www.filmartsbaltimore.org. The BYFA Program offers Baltimore City residents ages 16 to 29 the opportunity to learn camera skills, refine storytelling techniques, and create films and photographs to be shared at […]


Cierra Gladden Receives Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award

Cierra Gladden Receives Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award
Congratulations to FMS Junior, Cierra Gladden, whose short film Sundown has received a Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award. Provost Joseph Cooper (1991-1995) established the PURA program in 1993 with a generous endowment by the Hodson Trust. The program was created to support and encourage Hopkins undergraduate students to engage in independent research, scholarly and creative projects. Sundown injects the […]


FMS Launches Faculty Search

The Program in Film and Media Studies invites applications for the position of full-time Lecturer in film, video, and media production, with the anticipated start date of July 1, 2023.  FMS balances a rigorous education in production—from 16mm filmmaking and digital video to stop-motion animation and post-production—with film and media history, aesthetics, philosophy, and theory, […]


FMS Students Enjoy Dinner and a Movie

FMS Students Enjoy Dinner and a Movie
FMS students enjoying dinner at Jong Kak before catching Park Chan-Wook’s Decision to Leave at The Charles Theater.  The movie night was organized by Senior Lecturer Jimmy Roche.  – Devin Andrada This event was sponsored by the Krieger School Dean’s Office’s Faculty/Student Engagement and Enrichment Fund. Photo courtesy of Max Messiah


FMS Hosts Karl Ulrich, Cinematographer

FMS Hosts Karl Ulrich, Cinematographer
Friday, October 21, 2022 at 5:30PM, FMS will host a screening of The Eyes of the Audience, an educational cinematography documentary about the art and craft of lens selection with interviews from the world’s preeminent cinematographers, including Roger Deakins, Matthew Libatique, Dean Cundey, and more than 30 others. Karl Ulrich earned a Bachelor of Arts […]


Emma Needell, FMS ’12, Discusses Her New Film

Emma Needell, FMS ’12, Discusses Her New Film
LIFE RENDERED, “an exploration of inner identity,” co-written and directed by Emma Needell premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. Needell returned to her native Colorado to shoot this exploration of love in the modern age. Read more in the Fall 2022 Johns Hopkins Magazine.


New Works Returns to 2640 Space

New Works Returns to 2640 Space
NEW WORKS, Launched by FMS's Jimmy Joe Roche in 2016, Returns to 2640 Space Friday, September 30, 8:00PM.