FAMS explores the moving image and digital media in art, culture, and society, combining rigorous theoretical study with hands-on practice.
It nurtures relationships with established film and media artists, integrating career and advanced study opportunities for students within local, regional, national, and international centers of film and media activity.
AWARDS – Judged by the Film and Media Studies Faculty
Tier 1 (MM1, DOC 150)
Best in Show–“Not Like You,” Andrea Bonilla, Yannick Gbadouwey, Shreya Nebhwani
Honorable Mention–“A World of Gray,” Kenzie Corbin, Luke Madronal, Laura Pezzulich
Tier 2 (MM2, Spectre of Race, Death on Screen)
Best in Show–“B(LACK) GIRL,” Mikai Johnson
Tier 3 (MM3, Capstone)
Best in Show–“Raíses,” Adrianna Valentin
Honorable Mention–“HYBRID MOMENTS//PUSH ME TO THE EDGE,” Kacie Paganelli
Honorable Mention–“Cleo,” Shreya Nebhwani
Best FAMS Thesis Prize
“Eve After,” Sean Cavanagh
“Automatons, Trolls, and Cyborgs: Computational Propaganda on Twitter During the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election,” Frankie Illuzzi.
FAMS CITIZEN AWARD
Teresita Galarce Crain
Awarded to the senior FAMS major who has strengthened the FAMS community by making consistent and extraordinary efforts to put collaboration, generosity and ethical practice at the heart of our collective work.
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