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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 […]


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.