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Professor Se Kim talks Toku

Arts and Science’s Jonathan Waters awarded 2018 Chancellor’s Cup

CMA students work with Opera Theater to produce web series for an upcoming show

Listen to Professor Kim talk to WMOT on Holywood blockbusters

The Program in Cinema and Media Arts featured in Variety magazine's listing of 31 "Stellar Film Schools" for 2017.

2017 Ann Arbor Film Festival: Jonathan Rattner wins the Michael Moore Award Best Documentary Film - The Interior

Jonathan Rattner (Assistant Professor of Cinema & Media Arts) wins Audience Award for Best Documentary at the festival New Filmmakers at Anthology Archives, NYC, NY and 2nd Prize Best Short Documentary at the Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio.

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Professor Rattner’s film, “The Interior,” was recently screened at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and it will be part of the Ann Arbor Film Festival in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Currents New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the 22nd International Bremen Film Conference at The University Bremen, Bremen, Germany later in 2017.  

In addition to “The Interior,” Professor Rattner’s video installation, “Wheatfields and The Sea,” will be part be of the Ann Arbor Film Festival’s “Off the Screen!” Expanded Cinema series 


Student and Alumni News

Nemo Sanchez (CMA, 2020) featured on the Vanderbilt News: Swimmer and filmmaker

Sam Dobbs (CMA, 2019) featured on the Vanderbilt Hustler:The Marvel of Music City

Daniel Shaykevich (CMA, 2018) wins the Fierber Student Film Award

Carsen Smith A&S senior to represent Vanderbilt in ‘Jeopardy!’ College Championship

Cisco Torres CMA Alum Cisco Torres creates visual effects for Blade Runner 2049.

Sam Korycki’s (HOD, 2018)Fundamentals of Film and Video Production film,Always Kiss Me Goodnight,” has been accepted by the Visions Film Festival at University of North Carolina Wilmington (2017).

Hillary Good’s (CMA, 2016) senior thesis film, “Your Baby Is Certainly the Size of Some Kind of Fruit, has been accepted by the Nashville Film Festival (2017).

Logan Lainer’s (CMA, 2016) senior thesis film,Sisters,”has been accepted by theSouthern Sunset Undergraduate Film Festival (2016), Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival (2016), and the Azalea Film Festival, Mobile, Alabama (2017)