Variety included the Roy H. Park School of Communications on its America's Film School Programs list, part of the magazine's report on Entertainment Education. The listing mentions the Studio, a co-curricular organization that allows students pitch, develop, and...
Matt Fee, assistant professor of screen studies and director of the Park Scholar Program, presented at the recent conference Contemporary Horrors: Destabilizing a Cinematic Genre, held at the University of Chicago.
Fee presented “A Decade of Decay: Industry, Ideology, and the Growth of the Irish Horror Film,” research that examines the recent boom in the production of Irish horror films, its ideological importance to contemporary anxieties regarding the rural and the family and, more generally, the complicated role of genre in developing a national cinema.
IMC majors, Sara Harmon and Lauren Denecke, have been named finalists for the 2014 Washington Media Scholars Foundation's Media Plan Case Competition. After challenging entry and semifinal stages, only six teams in the country are designated finalists. During a week-long all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC, Sara and Lauren will be introduced to dozens of nationally recognized media...
A documentary by Leah Galant ’15, Caroline Padroza ’14, Rachel Woolf ’15 was recently screened at the Visions Film Festival and Conference in Wilmington, NC and the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle.
Their film, Beyond the Wall, explores the obstacles that former prisoners face as they reinvent themselves and reintegrate into society. Through the personal story of Raymond Roe, this film challenges the negative public perception of formerly incarcerated people.