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Annual FMS Program Fall Reception: With added excitement!

Attention all students interested in the Film & Media Studies Program: join us next Tuesday the 29th for a whole evening of events at the new Film Centre! The evening will begin at 4pm with a talk hosted by artist Chris Jordan. At 6pm, all JHU FMS students and faculty will gather for a presentation about the […]

JHU Film and Media Studies Graduate Program Open House

The Johns Hopkins Film and Media Graduate Program specializes in preparing students for successful careers in film and television production, by focusing on the Business of Film, Screenwriting and Sound Production. Come join us for an informational Open House at the new JHU/MICA Film Center this Thursday, June 25th, at 7pm. This is a great […]

Studio North Film Premiere

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Studio North, JHU’s only student-run film production company and film studio, premiered the films from its first grant cycle: Max Bowens’ Motorcycle Memories (the story of a young man’s search for his mother) and Andrea Massaro’s Bernard Died (the story of a boy dealing with the death of both his grandmother and his beloved goldfish). The […]

FMS Students Earn Artistic and Academic Distinction

Congratulations to these award-winning FMS students: Ellie Park ’17, The Bander Family Fund Award; Will Mason ’15, Jacob Hollander Award; Gillian Waldo ’18, Mellon Foundation Arts Innovation Grant; Ian McMurray ’15, Roberto R. Arellano Award; Daniel Contaldo ’16, The Second Decade Society Internship Grant; Tony Lee ’14, The Sudler Arts Prize.

Meeting in the Middle

If this were a movie, it would open with a montage blending Peabody’s Grand Arcade with Homewood’s Gilman Hall with the Maryland Institute College of Arts’ Brown Center. As the upbeat, slightly edgy music swells, a new image materializes: an enormous white 1930s-era building on Baltimore’s North Avenue, just east of Charles Street in the burgeoning Station North Arts and Entertainment District.

Synth-pop Pioneer, Thomas Dolby, Now a Professor at Johns Hopkins

Dolby, perhaps best known for his 1980’s song “She Blinded Me With Science,” has made several careers at the nexus of sound and electronics. His newest role began Friday as a professor of the arts at Hopkins, and he hopes to show students how new technology creates fresh opportunities for composers and filmmakers to collaborate.