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At about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday evening, Sandra Bullock opened the envelope.
“And the Oscar goes to,” she said as she tore, “William Goldenberg, ‘Argo.’”
With those eight words, veteran film editor and Temple alumnus William Goldenberg, BA FMA ’82, won an Academy Award for “Best Film Editing” from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Film and Media Arts Department is now a part of Division of Theater, Film and Media Arts. Check out the video from TFMA convocation fall 2012.
Edited by Film and Media Arts professor Roderick Coover and Thomas Bartscherer, Switching Codes brings together leading American and European scholars, scientists, and artists—including Charles Bernstein, Ian Foster, Bruno Latour, Alan Liu, and Richard Powers—to consider how the precipitous growth of digital information and its associated technologies are transforming the ways we think and act.
Welcome to the Department of Film and Media Arts. In the fifteen years since its inception, the Department has emerged as one of the leading academic and creative programs in the country. Our talented and energetic student body, comprised of approximately 850 undergraduates and 60 MFA graduates, has been the recipient of numerous grants, awards and accolades. Our graduate student population reflects the diversity of the contemporary global film and media environment and our highly skilled undergraduates exemplify the best talent in the region. The faculty and instructors of FMA are internationally recognized filmmakers, writers and scholars. They are the recipients of prestigious creative achievement and research awards by foundations such as the Guggenheim, MacArthur, Jerome, Fulbright, National Endowment for the Humanities, and many others. Their areas of interest are broad, representing a plurality of approaches, cutting edge work and research, experimentation and exploration. The faculty shares a commitment to teaching and a dedication to the mentoring of students to help them achieve their full potential.
FMA program and project specialist Leonard Guercio will be featured in an annual event that focuses on scholarship about Italian-American history, culture and the immigrant experience: The Alfred F. Mannella and Rose T. Lauria-Mannella Endowed Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture at Villanova University on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m. .
As an independent artist, Guercio has worked as a writer, producer, director and editor in various media—including film, experimental video, television, print, web and music. He has also worked as a film presenter for such Philadelphia cultural organizations as the America-Italy Society, Film at International House, Talk Cinema and the Italian Consulate.