April Dobbins was given the chance of a lifetime when she was selected as one of four 2017 Sundance Knight Fellows.
The 2016 Ibis yearbook edited by Emily Eidelman was named a Yearbook Pacemaker Finalist by the Associated Collegiate Press at the University of Minnesota in Jan. 2017.
Every year, the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) offers a competitive internship program that allows selected students to attend the conference and develop a greater knowledge of the television buying and distribution processes. Since 2011, the annual NATPE conference has been held in Miami Beach. This year, four students from University of Miami School of Communication Department of Journalism and Media Management participated as NATPE interns.
On Wednesday, February 15, Dean Lyon, founder and CEO of Splinter Studios, discussed the past, present, and future state of visual effects (VFX) and computer graphics in motion picture and television production with members of the Media Management Association. Lyon is best known for his work as visual effects supervisor on The Lord of the Rings franchise.
At the intersection of interactive storytelling and innovation is FilmGate Interactive Media Festival, the first conference of its kind in the U.S. to focus solely on interactive media and immersive content.
Beginning at 11 a.m. on February 10, students of all majors will embark on a journey most others will never experience. For 25 grueling hours, participating students will give everything they have to create brand new advertising, public relations, and marketing materials for local nonprofits during the eighth annual PhilADthropy.