***Questions and inquiries***

Department of Film and Media Office Hours, Spring 2021 - The office will be open M-Th during normal office hours.

Please feel free to contact us by email with your inquiries or to make an appointment to meet:

The Department of Film and Media sends its


To our 61 graduating seniors. We wish you the very best in your future endeavors.

Please stay in touch with us.

Congratulations to our Honors Students:

  • Evan Amaral, “New Cinematic Directions” virtual screening series and written thesis: “Curating the Future: Programming a Virtual Film Series in the COVID-19 Era”

  • Alice Bodge, “Digital Communities and the Cultivation and Normalization of Eating Disorders”

  • Sarah Garner, “Cinematic Possessions: Colonialism, Horror, and Documentary”

  • Elizabeth Greene, “Constructing Cultural Memory: The Cinematic Legacies of the Old South”

  • Alyson Lo, “The Inheritance” screenplay

  • Julian McCarthy, “Section 230: Big Tech’s Legal Shield and The Ultimate Threat to Democracy”

Concentration in Film and Media Management

This concentration is collaboration between the Department of Film and Media in Emory College and the Goizueta Business School BBA Program.

Please review requirements for concentration.

Film and Media Management students visit actor Tom Cruise and director Doug Liman at production offices of the film, "Mena."
Film and Media Management students visit actor Tom Cruise and director Doug Liman at production offices of the film, "American Made (2017)."



Student News

Congratulations to Film and Media major Samah Meghjee on winning the prestigious Brittain Award.


Read about Samah and the Marion Luther Brittain Award on the Emory News Center blog.

Free Spring 2021 Series - New Cinematic Directions

Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020)
Sarah Maldoror (1929-2020)


The Emory Cinematheque is proud to present our new free virtual film series,

New Cinematic Directions

Monday, March 1st - Friday, March 19th

Statement on Racial Justice and Equity
Please read our statement online.

Photography at Emory

Visiting Artists / Spring 2020

  • February 8 / 7 pm 
  • February 22 / 7 pm
  • March 15 / 7 pm
  • April 5 / 7 pm
  • April 26 / 7 pm

Please join us for this semester’s talks in and around photography, film, video, art and activism, featuring acclaimed artists from Atlanta and the southern U.S.


Questions to Jason Francisco / jfranc9@emory.edu

Alumni News

jing-ng-resized.jpgCongratulations to Emory Film-Media alumni Jing Ng,16C
on winning the Best Asian-American Student Filmmaker Award
from the Director's Guild of America (DGA) in December 2019.

FLECK - Trailer from Jing Ng on Vimeo.

Congratulations Garrett Byrne

Congratulations to1st year Film and Media major
Garrett Byrne
for winning the
Creative Writing Program’s Agnes Nixon and Kiki McCabe Prize
in Screenwriting for Best Screenplay Written by an Emory Undergraduate: 

 2020 Annie Hall Award Winners

The Annie Hall Award Selection Committee is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s prizes.

First Place ($500 award)

Evan Amaral, “Minor Billy, Major Ernst: Ideology, Utopia, and the Wilder-Lubitsch Schism” (Studies)
Mia Gleklen, “For My Mother” (Filmmaking)
Julia van Helmond, “Syntax Mapping” (Photography)

Second Place ($250 Award)

Saru Garg, I’m in This Dream Place:” Industry, Identity, and Illusion in Mulholland Dr. and Sunset Blvd. (Studies)
Isaac Gazmararian, “Silenced” (Filmmaking)
Emma Schwartz, “deracination” (Photography)

Honorable Mention ($100 Award)

Flora Fei, “One Person” (Photography)
Jeanne Le Bozec, “Women and Age in Hollywood” podcast (Studies)
Isabel Shubatt, “At The Tone” (Filmmaking)
Anna Wachspress, “Behind the Apron” (Filmmaking)
Minnie Yang, “Misrepresentations of Asian American ‘Authenticity’ in All-American Girl: Sitcoms as Sites of Assimilation” (Studies)

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who submitted their work for consideration. We had a record 41 submissions across the three categories this year that reflected the stellar quality of the work being done in the Department of Film and Media. We look forward to seeing your submissions for next year’s awards!

Until then, stay safe and have a great summer!

Destructive Sublime by Dr. Tanine Allison

Congratulations to Dr. Tanine Allison on the 2018 publication

Media in Mind by Daniel Reynolds

Congratulations to Daniel Reynolds on the 2018 publication
of his book, MEDIA IN MIND.

Student Film Feature - What Are You

What Are You from Rob Schmidt on Vimeo.

Student Film Feature - The Draft Dodger

The Draft Dodger from Rob Schmidt on Vimeo.