In advance of the premiere of his fourth film, 'Sollers Point,' Johns Hopkins lecturer Matthew Porterfield spoke with The Hub's Bret McCabe about filmmaking, creating complex characters, and the colors of summer in Baltimore.
FMS major Kelsey Waddill wins first place in the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition for her short script, “Carnival.”
FMS major Kelsey Waddill, Class of 2018, wins first place in the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition shorts category for her script, “Carnival.” In “Carnival,” Eli, a young boy growing up in Baltimore, encounters his estranged father with his second family for the first time at the carnival. The brief interaction turns what should have been a […]
FMS Students First Readers for 2018 Baltimore Screenwriters Competition
FMS students continue to contribute to Baltimore film culture by providing script coverage for the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition, sponsored by the Baltimore Office for Promotion and the Arts.
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.
FMS Students First Readers for 2017 Baltimore Screenwriters Competition
FMS students once again wrote coverage of scripts for the 2017 Baltimore Screenwriters Competition, sponsored by the Baltimore Office for Promotion and the Arts. Read what they have to say about the experience.
Telluride Mountainfilm Festival Comes to Baltimore
The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival will be in Baltimore, October 28th -29th, 2016. The tour travels worldwide and year-round and is made up of a collection of films from the annual festival in Telluride, CO. The intention of the festival is to promote and inspire education through film.
Budding Local Screenwriters Get Some Expert Advice
Introducing the Johns Hopkins Film Incubator, a mentorship program designed for budding filmmakers from Hopkins and the Baltimore area. Read the story in the Baltimore Sun.
New Johns Hopkins Film Incubator Aims to Support New Baltimore Voices
The Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media Studies will create an incubator for budding filmmakers from Johns Hopkins and the Baltimore area, helping them to turn good ideas into viable projects.
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 […]