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Film and Media Studies Program


Film and Media Studies professor wins National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

Julie Hubbert, an associate professor of music history, has been award a distinguished National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.

Two new books from Professor Mark Cooper

New volumes on the university and newsfilm.

Filmmaker Irene Lusztig to visit USC

Screening and discussion of her new film.

Stanley Nelson Film Series

A semester-long series.

Helen Hill Retrospective

Work by Columbia native Helen Hill in its original 16mm format.

Visiting Scholar Jeremy Bulter

Talk and workshop by renowned television scholar and digital humanist.

Visiting Scholar James Deaville

James Deaville from Canada's Carleton University will speak about music in video game trailers.

Visting Filmmaker Stanley Nelson

Screening and discussion with award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson.

Professor on Fire

Professor Lauren Steimer's Spring Break research trip took an interesting turn at the Stunt Guild of Ireland's training facility.

Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South

Professor Susan Courtney's 2017 Oxford University Press book traces an oppositional dynamic between the screen West and the screen South that was dramatically shifting in the decades after World War II and has marked popular ways of imagining the U.S. ever since.

Gamecocks Take Montreal by Storm

Film and Media Studies was well represented at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Montreal (March 25-29).

Professor Laura Kissel wins "Best Documentary"

Professor Kissel's film wins Best Documentary at the Santa Monica Independent Film Festival.

MIRC film selected for Library of Congress National Film Registry

A home movie in MIRC's collection of films by amateur regional filmmaker Scott Nixon, The Augustas, was selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress in December 2012.

Alumni Spotlight: Adam Habib

Class of 2004

Alumni Spotlight: James Gilmore

Class of 2011

Edwin Diaz

Class of 2012

Laura Major, Class of 2006

Laura Major, featured in 2012 as one of Indiewire's 'Movie Lovers We Love', recently took time out of her schedule to tell us a bit about her experiences as a Film and Media Studies major and her current job at Colorlab.


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