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NextFrame International Student Film Festival announces 2014 finalists

We are proud to announce our NextFrame International Student Film Festival Selections for our 2014 festival season! Our selected films are now being shown in our virtual movie room at http://nextframe.org/movie-room/. Winners will be selected and announced in the upcoming months.
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MFA Temple Student Selected to Participate in Chile Factory, a Directors’ Fortnight Project

chile_factory3_.jpgManuela Martelli, MFA Candidate in Film and Media Arts at Temple or Temple Alumnus was selected to participate in Chile Factory a project that will produce a feature film to be premiered at 2015 Cannes Film Festival and the 22nd Valdivia Film Fest program.
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Professor Cagle Published in New Book about the History of Cinematography; Presents at Conferences

Temple University Professor Chris Cagle of the Department of Film and Media Studies published an essay on classical Hollywood cinematography from 1928-1946 in Cinematography, a book edited by Trinity University’s Patrick Keating and published by Rutgers University Press(RUP). The book is part of the RUP’s Behind the Silver Screen Series; each volume is on a separate craft in Hollywood filmmaking.
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Professor Michael Kuetemeyer’s Time Lens featured in “New Sights” Exhibition

Pearl-Street-1210-20130928-4-small-400 Bioscope Installation Time Lens was created by Professor Michael Kuetemeyer, of Temple’s Department of Film & Media Arts, and media artist Anula Shetty, in collaboration with residents from the homeless shelter, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission. They produced photographs, videos and interviews of the neighborhood that resulted in an interactive documentary mobile iPad app and an installation,  that uses immersive panoramas and stories to explore spaces through time.
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Professor Rea Tajiri presents two projects and a Master Class this month

Wisdom Gone WildProfessor Rea Tajiri, of Temple University’s Department of Film and Media Arts will present her new project, Wisdom Gone Wild at Penn Memory Center on Monday, September 8. This film examines the difficulties of being a caregiver to a parent with dementia.
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FMA Alum’s Film Finalists for the Student Academy Award

 Sweepstakes is a finalist for the Student Academy Award. Directed by Mark Tumas when he was a senior student in the Film and Media Arts Undergraduate Program, the short film tells the story of a new mother who reflects about the life she could have had after her husband have suffered a neurological complication.
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Temple’s MFA thesis film is a Platinum Remi Award winner at the 47th Worldfest-Houston

Maquette 1:1000 directed by Doris Chia-ching Lin (’12 MFA), a FMA Temple University’s alumnus is a Platinum Remi Award winner at the 47th Worldfest-Houston. WorldFest is one of the oldest and largest film & video competitions in the world, it was founded over 50 years ago as Cinema Arts, an International Film Society in August, 1961.
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Temple University’s Web Series One of the Guys Wins College Emmy

One of the Guys produced by Temple University students is a winner of the TV Emmy for Best College Series. Created and directed by Michael Busza, a senior student at Temple University Honors Program and produced by Jen Parmer and Jaime Sweet, the half-hour web-based television series follows the escapades of three gay friends and their straight roommate as all four seek love, purpose, and a happy home.
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FMA Professor Peter d’Agostino’s projects featured in April

Apr 11-15  Harvestworks Digital Media Center, New York City    Installation: preview of a work-in-progress World-Wide-Walks / between earth & water / ICE is a video – web installation of Peter d’Agostino’s video walks performed at glaciers in Iceland, Alaska & Argentina.
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Senior Project Alum’s Film to Premiere in Tribeca Film Festival in April.

Sweepstakes directed by Temple University’s alumnus, Mark Tumas, has been selected to screen at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival (TFF). The project was made in the Senior Projects class when Tumas was a senior (2012), in the Film and Media Arts Program.
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