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Wei Wei Chen

Congratulations to Film Studies major Wei Wei Chen on winning a Bobby Jones Scholarship to attend St. Andrews College in Scotland in 2018-2019 and for winning Emory’s Lucius Lamar McMullan Award, which recognizes Emory College graduates who show extraordinary promise of becoming our future leaders and rare potential for service to their community, the nation, and the world.

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Wei Wei ChenCongratulations to the winners of the 2018 Annie Hall Awards and thanks to everyone who submitted their work for consideration. We had a record number of submissions this year, which meant that we had the great fortune of reading through many excellent papers that reflect the high quality of the undergraduate and graduate work being done in the Department of Film and Media Studies.

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Students Samah Sadig and Cayla Bamberger

Congratulations to Film and Media Studies major Cayla Bamberger and to Media Studies major Samah Sadig on being awarded the Emory University Women’s Club Scholarship for 2018-2019.

Leila Sudler

Congratulations to graduating senior Leila Tiffany Yavari, who won this year’s Louis B. Sudler Prize in the Arts.


Our MISSION is media literacy:

To train undergraduate and graduate students to be discerning consumers, scholars and producers of our most dynamic and influential cultural forms, grounding them in a thorough knowledge of American and international film and television history, the practices of media theory and criticism, as well as familiarizing them with the tools and methodologies of documentary and fiction filmmaking.

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"The Draft Dodger" by student filmmaker KB Lee

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"What Are You" by student filmmaker Dalia Caudle

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