News & Announcements Archive

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.

New Book by Laura Mason

New Book by Laura Mason

The Last Revolutionaries: The Conspiracy Trial of Gracchus Babeuf and the Equals is the story of a poor man and radical activist who fought to revive the French Revolution, and whose failure heralded the republic’s defeat. Laura Mason tells a new story about the French Revolution by exploring the trial of Gracchus Babeuf. Named by […]

FMS Students Tapped for Crew Work on “Turf Valley”

If it’s a late-August chuckle you’re seeking, check out “Turf Valley,” a new, award-winning comedy series now streaming free on YouTube. Created by FMS’s Adam Rodgers and Baltimore School for the Arts’ Tom Ventimiglia, the digital show was produced on location in Ellicott City and benefitted mightily from the energy and creativity of JHU and BSA student […]

FMS Mourns the Loss of Screenwriter/Former Senior Lecturer Marc Lapadula

FMS Mourns the Loss of Screenwriter/Former Senior Lecturer Marc Lapadula

Marc Lapadula, talented longtime Senior Lecturer in screenwriting at Johns Hopkins, passed away on August 9th, 2022. Johns Hopkins Film and Media Studies mourns his loss. We invite our students to learn more about his work as a teacher and writer by reading this short profile in The Hub. He will be deeply missed at […]

Saul Zaentz High School Film Festival Brings Students from Across the Country to JHU

Saul Zaentz High School Film Festival Brings Students from Across the Country to JHU

The second annual Saul Zaentz High School Film Festival, a partnership between JHU FMS and the Baltimore School for the Arts, hosted a three-day event showcasing films by exceptional filmmakers from across the United States and Canada. In addition to offering cash prizes, the Festival also offered four free workshops with industry professionals, covering cinematography, […]