Upcoming Lectures

David Bordell EventOct. 27, 4 p.m.
David Bordwell
"I Love a Mystery: Narrative Innovations in 1940s Hollywood"

Game On LectureNov. 1, 4 p.m.
Tanine Allison and Daniel Reynolds
"Game On: Emerging Interactive Technology for Research and Teaching"

  • In mid-September 2015, renowned Israeli filmmaker Eran Riklis shares a light moment on the set with Professor Eddy Von Mueller while directing a scene from a student script in the studio at Emory┬┐s Visual Arts Building. At left are alumnus Michael Hamilton and current student Jan Rischbieth.

  • Students assist senior Olivia Luz on her Honors Thesis project, shooting a short film on a variety of formats.

  • Students assist senior Olivia Luz on her Honors Thesis project, shooting a short film on a variety of formats.

  • Acclaimed actress Viola Davis speaks with film and theater students in February 2014 about her illustrious career on stage and screen, while in town to shoot her new film LILA AND EVE

  • World-acclaimed French director Claire Denis introduces a packed screening of her film WHITE MATERIAL (2009) on November 14, 2012 in a program co-sponsored by Film and Media Studies and the Department of French and Italian.

  • Sir Salman Rushdie discusses the connections between Akira Kurosawa's HIDDEN FORTRESS (1958) and George Lucas' original STAR WARS (1977) with Professor of Japanese Studies Dr. Cheryl Crowley and Film and Media Studies Lecturer Dr. Eddy Von Mueller, in February 2013.

  • Prof. Eddy von Mueller and veteran animators Don Bluth and Gary Goldman (Secret of Nimh, An American Tail, Land Before Time) during a February 2011 visit.

  • A graduate seminar on adaptation, genre and criticism in Spring 2011.

  • A standing-room-only crowd attends the opening night of the Fall 2011 Film Noir Series to see Jacques Tourneur's 1947 OUT OF THE PAST.

  • Walter Mirisch in a creativity conversation with Professor Matthew Bernstein.

  • Dr. Bernstein and graduating concentration seniors visit the production offices of MENA with director Doug Liman and star Tom Cruise.

Our Mission

OUR MISSION is media literacy: to train undergraduate and graduate students to be discerning consumers, scholars and producers of the 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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