The Department of Cinema Studies is proud to congratulate Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Cinema Studies associate professor and department head, as the 2019 President-Elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the contemporary humanities tradition. The new term will begin July 1, 2019.
*Deadline to register has now been extended to March 8th at 5:00 p.m.
From April 11-14, regional filmmakers and musicians will compete to produce the best music video within 72 hours, incorporating a mandated creative element and prop. Films submitted by deadline will be screened by a jury of media professionals and a public audience on April 28. The film selected "Jury Award" winner will receive a $777 cash prize, and the film voted "Audience Award" winner at the screening event will also receive a $333 cash prize. The competition will be held April 11-14, 2019 and the sreening will be held April 28th at LCC's Ragozzino Hall.
Explore Cinema Studies Spring 2019 Gen Eds
Registration begins February 25, 2019. Read below for more information and course descriptions!
The seventh annual SCMS Undergraduate Conference invites undergraduate students from Film Studies, Media Studies or related disciplines to propose papers representing their best work in cinema and media studies.
The deadline for proposals is 11:59pm EST Friday, February 1, 2019
Fall 2019: September 19 – December 7, 2019
Priority Deadline: March 15, 2019
Final Deadline: April 15, 2019
Featuring Guest Lecturer and Award-winning Filmmaker Kent Jones
Deadline Extended! Applications will continue to be accepted until 8 a.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Apply for the 2019 James Ivory Essay Awards
A financial award of up to $500 will be given to the top recipients!
The James Ivory Essay Awards recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate extraordinary skill and creativity of research and writing in their term papers. Papers will be accepted from a course taught in S18, F18, or W19!