Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

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The MA in Film and Media program recently held its first educational mix and mingle event for prospective students to correspond with the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. After being treated to lunch, participants were able to explore the Harbor Picture Company, an active studio that most recently facilitated post-production work in the films Arrival and Lost City of Z.

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Film & Media students learn how to operate the board in the Sound on Film course held at Harbor Picture Company.

The group then moved on to attend a live session of the program course, Sound on Film, taught by instructors Robert Hein and Glenfield Payne.

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Student Kevin Huang consults with instructor Robert Hein during the sound mix of his short film.

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Instructor Glenfield Payne discusses the finer points of sound editing with his Film & Media students at Harbor Picture Company.

Prospective and current students were able to see the inner working of one of the largest post-production companies on the East Coast and learn how to apply classroom knowledge in a real-world setting.

In the evening, attendees were able to network with program instructors, thesis advisers, and over 20 industry experts at the meet and greet. Guests were also able to discuss and learn more about the burgeoning program, the film and media industry, and networking opportunities.

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Second year students Barbara Asare-Bediako and Taura Musgrove with incoming students Aaron and Neiman Outlen.

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Program Director Roberto Busó-García greets a group of Film & Media instructors: Eileen Rodriguez (Tribeca Enterprises), Tamara Rosenberg (Producer, O.J.: Made in America) and Jeremy Pikser (Screenwriter, Bulworth).

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Industry guests Gabriella Ludlow (CEO, Cinepointe Advisors) and Susan Wrubel (Executive Producer, Maggie’s Plan) share a moment with student Taura Musgrove.

The first graduate from the program, James Richards, also spoke to participants, giving a firsthand account of the student experience in addition to answering questions about the process and life after successfully completing the program.

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Thesis Advisor Dan Schoenbrun (Executive Producer, collective:unconscious) congratulates Film & Media alum Jimmy Richards during the event.

At the end of the evening’s festivities, prospective and current student attendees were given tickets to attend exclusive screenings at the festival.

Film and Media Program Shines During NYC Event

Mentors Alison Diviney (Impact Producer, Peace is Loud) and Mitch McCabe (Director, Make Me Young: Youth Knows No Pain) reconnect in NYC after meeting at a JHU event in Baltimore.