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The Department of English’s Film and Media Event series brings artists, industry executives, and scholars to ASU for presentations or short residencies throughout the academic year.

For more information about FMS events, please contact Suzanne Wachman, Program Manager.

Coming Up

  • Spring 2024 FMS Alumni Panels, TBA
  • Spring 2024 FMS Student Showcase, TBA

Previous Events

Film and Media Studies Student Showcase (Apr 21, 2023).

Film and Media Studies Alumni Panel: Internships, Resumes and Portfolios (Apr 7, 2023).

  • Brandon Marlo, Class of 2014, Co-Founder, Rainbow Media Co.
  • Autumn Malhotra, Class of 2022, Production Assistant, Maryland Public Television

"Synching Justice" Keynote by Dr. Max Liboiron for the "Ecologies of Justice: Wasteland, Wastewater, and Human Disposability" symposium (March 23, 2023).

Film and Media Studies Alumni Panel: Social Media Networking (Feb. 7 2023).

  • Ashley Burton, Class of 2019, Recruiting Coordinator at LAIKA Studios
  • Jasmin Figueroa, Class of 2020, Office Coordinator at Paradox
  • Rayne Simmonds, Class of 2018, Junior Creative Producer at Jenni Kayne

Chasing Coral: Ecomedia Screening and Discussion (Oct 21 2022)

  • ASU Assistant Professor Lisa Han (film and media studies)
  • MG Hall, the climate impact coordinator at Exposure Labs, the film production company behind “Chasing Coral,” “Chasing Ice,” and “The Social Dilemma.”
  • ASU Assistant Professor Jacob Greene (writing, rhetoric and literacies)
  • PhD student Thomas Ingalls, a marine scientist working on coral reef research and management.

The Future of Television: Social Justice and Media Industries (September 22, 2022).

Film and Media Studies Alumni Panel: From College to Career (Feb 11 2022)

  • Elizabeth Schroeder, Class of 2021, Social Media Manager, Spark Growth Strategies
  • J.P. Estes, Class of 2015, Writer/Producer
  • Luu Nguyen, Class of 2014, Senior Video Editor ASU’s Enterprise Marketing Hub
  • Mark A. Silba, Class of 2018, Head of Acquisitions, High Octane Pictures

Harlan Jacobson on the History of Film (2020)

Whit Stillman, writer and film director (March 27, 2017).

Michael Phillips, Film Critic, Chicago Tribune (March 1, 2017).

Miranda Banks, Assoc. Professor, Emerson College (February 9, 2017).

Clark SpencerZootopia Producer (March 2, 2016).

The Indie Film Market Today: Inside Hollywood with Alumnus Adam Galen (2016)

Rob Thompson, Animation Artist, Disney-Pixar (November 5, 2015).

Kitior Ngu, Rackham Merit Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (April 1, 2015).

John T. Caldwell, Filmmaker and Prof., UCLA (February 13, 2015)