film

Christopher "Quest" Rainey teaches drums
10 years later, alumnus’ film about North Philly family to debut
Type: News Story
Olshefski began filming the documentary while studying at Temple.
November 21, 2017
A man in a yellow shirt standing on a film set.
Alumnus’ film screened at prestigious film festivals
Type: News Story
Derrick Williams, TFM ’98, produced “Ugly,” a coming of age story set in Newark, New Jersey.
June 22, 2016
Quest Rainey teaching a young girl to play drums.
Alumnus’ film follows North Philadelphia family
Type: News Story
Jonathan Olshefski, SMC ’04, TFM ’11, spent nearly a decade documenting the happiness and hardship faced by the Rainey family.
March 15, 2016
A poster promoting the film Creed with stars posing in a boxing ring.
‘Creed’ wows critics
Type: News Story
The film transformed the Temple Performing Arts Center into a boxing arena.
December 2, 2015
From dream to distribution
Type: News Story
Students in the Department of Film and Media Arts’ ‘Senior Projects’ class must write a script and a director’s statement on the importance of making their project—just to get in to the class.
February 2, 2015
Sociology Professor Dustin Kidd pens field guide to popular culture
Type: News Story
In his new book, "Pop Culture Freaks: Identity, Mass Media, and Society," Associate Professor of Sociology Dustin Kidd puts his knowledge of popular culture in the spotlight and examines how mass media influences identity.
June 18, 2014
Temple alumnus wins Oscar for film editing
Type: News Story
Veteran film editor and Temple alumnus William Goldenberg won an Academy Award for "Best Film Editing" from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 85th annual Academy Awards ceremony Sunday at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Goldenberg was also nominated for "Zero Dark Thirty." The two films were his third and fourth Academy Award nominations.
February 25, 2013
Student-produced television series shows that learning transcends the classroom
Type: News Story
“Quarter Life Crisis,” a new television show created by Temple juniors Michael Busza and Lauren Pokedoff, follows an eclectic group of college students finding their places in the world through experiences in and out of the classroom. The series, which features a cast of eight Temple students, premiered at the Pearl Theater Oct. 18 and will begin airing on TUTV in November.
October 25, 2012
Mendenhall gives students the world, one film at a time
Type: News Story
Students who sign up for the course “How We See The World: Transnational Cinema” may think the title is self-explanatory. But as anyone who takes Julia Mendenhall’s Gen Ed Arts honors class will tell you, you’re learning more than the meaning of films — you’re learning about the world.
April 29, 2010
Two SCT students receive national honor for creative work
Type: News Story
Princess Grace awards recognize emerging talent in theater, dance, and film .
September 29, 2009