School of Media Studies Faculty Member, Michelle Materre, was recently featured in an article for The Daily Targum. The article details Michelle’s views on gender issues within the film industry. She is quoted as saying, “I think that the reason for (the lack of female Academy Awards
Two films by SMS Dean Vladan Nikolic will screen at the first Festival of American Independent Cinema in Serbia, Lake Dance
Love and The City, two films by VLADAN NIKOLIC, Dean of the School of Media Studies, will screen October 25-27 at the first Festival of American Independent Cinema in Serbia, Lake Dance. He will also be in conversation with festival programmer Nikolaj Nikitin.
Oscar Frasser, Part Time Faculty Member, Worked as Cinematographer on ‘Cuba in Africa,’ which will be screened at Cannes Festival
Part Time Faculty Member OSCAR FRASSER worked as a Cinematographer on “Cuba in Africa,” documentary film that has won 7 awards and 23 nominations in Europe and Africa. The film will be screened at FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM PANAFRICAIN DE CANNES on October 19, 2021. Cuba in Africa
SMS Faculty MELISSA FRIEDLING presented the paper, “Touching Teaching: Animating Care and Conjuring Closeness in Contactless Times” at the University Film and Video Association annual meeting in July 2021. She also reflected on the incredible work of students in her spring 2021 School of Media Studies course, Animating Resistance: The Subversive Art of Experimental
SMS Dean VLAD NIKOLIC recently produced the film The Dummer, which has been acquired in North America by 1091 Pictures. The film stars Danny Glover and will be released in November 2021. Glover stars as Mark Walker, a Vietnam war veteran who has become a lawyer and political advocate for soldiers
Neyda Martinez, Associate Professor, Media Management, School of Media Studies and Co-Director, Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative is part of a select international cohort invited to participate in the Sundance Producers Summit with the documentary film she is currently producing “Bartolo,” directed by Leandro Fabrizi-Rios. Projects invited to participate in the Sundance Producers Summit