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Film and Media Studies Lecturer Matt Porterfield Named 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

The Film and Media Studies Program is proud to announce that lecturer Matt Porterfield has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Film-Video. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the fellows were chosen from a pool of almost three thousand applicants.


Christine Vachon, Independent Film Producer Visits Hopkins

On Friday, April 12th, independent film producer Christine Vachon visits the SNF Parkway Theatre as the seventh Visiting Artist in the Johns Hopkins University Film and Media Studies Bachelor of Arts Program’s 2018-19 Visiting Artist Series. This event is presented in partnership by the Maryland Film Festival, JHU Film & Media Studies Program, and the […]


FMS Students Serve as First Readers for the 2019 Baltimore Screenwriters Competition

Again this year, FMS students supported the local cinema scene by providing script coverage for the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition, sponsored by the Baltimore Office for Promotion and the Arts. Winners will be announced on Saturday, May 11 at the Maryland Film Festival. Under the supervision of FMS Senior Lecturer Lucy Bucknell, four seniors covered features […]


Award-Winning Cinematographer Bradford Young to Speak at the Parkway Theatre

The Film and Media Studies Program, in partnership with the SNF Parkway Theatre, is proud to present an evening with Bradford Young on February 22, 2019 at 6:00PM at the Parkway Theatre.  Mr. Young is the award-winning cinematographer of Selma, Arrival, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.   He has twice won the Best Cinematography award […]


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.