Welcome to Temple Film & Media Arts
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.