School of Theater, Film and Media Arts

Image of Canadian rapper Belly, director Avery Sadowski aka Avteur and production crew.
Former Owl takes his talents to Los Angeles for music video directorial debut
Type: News Story
Avery Sadowski, a former Temple student, found success in Hollywood during the pandemic.
January 20, 2022
Bob Saget is pictured with David Boardman, Janet Klein and Lew Klein.
Remembering Bob Saget
Type: News Story
Temple remembers legendary actor Bob Saget.
January 10, 2022
Students sing on stage during a performance of 'Spring Awakening.'
Temple Theater’s ‘Spring Awakening’ in pictures
Type: News Story
See photos from the first production performed in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
October 19, 2021
Students on Main Campus.
Meet Temple’s inaugural cohort of Cecil B. Moore Scholars
Type: News Story
The Scholars are the first to be selected for a new program that bridges the gap between high school and college for students in North Philadelphia.
September 8, 2021
Students and faculty working together to film a theater performance in front of a green screen.
Transport yourself to the Forest of Arden with TFMA’s unprecedented project
Type: News Story
The School of Theater, Film and Media Art will stream their vibrant rendition of "As You Like It" on May 10.
May 4, 2021
Temple University faculty try out a new projection mapping system.
A new way to design plays
Type: News Story
With help from a new projection mapping system, Temple actors and crews can better visualize their sets.
April 28, 2021
William Hornby wearing a Temple shirts sitting along the Alter bridge
How one Temple student uses TikTok for advocacy
Type: News Story
William Hornby uses TikTok to advocate for men who have eating disorders.
April 15, 2021
Kalen Allen hosts ‘The Ellen Show’
Type: News Story
The TFM alumnus was joined by Amina Robinson, his former acting professor.
April 1, 2021
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon
Challenging systemic racism through theater
Type: News Story
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, an associate professor of theater studies and playwriting, explains how art can help audiences confront issues of race and racism.
December 3, 2020
A black and white image of a fan, part of the poster for "The Country Wife."
Temple Theaters launches fall digital season with “The Country Wife”
Type: News Story
The play is the first of several virtual productions Temple Theaters will stage this fall.
August 28, 2020
Temple film students at work on set.
The TFMA Summer Blockbuster Series is a movie club with a twist
Type: News Story
The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is hosting live conversations about movies with the Owls who worked on them.
July 10, 2020
Actor Jesse Williams on campus in 2019.
10 movies and TV shows made by Owls you can watch right now
Type: News Story
A Temple-themed streaming guide.
July 7, 2020
Temple alumnus Benjamin Norris is co-starring in the Netflix series "Never Have I Ever."
An Owl spreads his wings on Netflix
Type: News Story
Alumnus Benjamin Norris is co-starring in the new series "Never Have I Ever."
June 16, 2020
Suzette Charles with bassist Randy Jackson.
A Temple degree 39 years in the making
Type: News Story
Part of the Class of 2020, Suzette Charles is proud to be Temple Made.
May 26, 2020
A Boyer dance student performs on stage.
The OwlTogether Arts Festival Online brings Temple’s artistic community together
Type: News Story
The Center for Performing and Cinematic Arts will host an online showcase of student work.
April 24, 2020
Three MFA students act out a scene from 'Somewhere,' a new play commissioned by Temple Theaters.
Finding 'Somewhere': the making of a Temple Theaters play
Type: News Story
A look behind the scenes at the play, receiving its world premiere at Temple.
February 4, 2020
Audrey Ward standing in front of the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia
Sophomore becomes actor of 'Importance'
Type: News Story
Theater studies major Audrey Ward is performing at the famed Walnut Street Theatre.
February 4, 2020
Damon Erik Williams acting in a Temple production
Alumnus attributes acting career to School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
Type: News Story
Actor Damon Erik Williams discusses Temple, the entertainment industry and his latest guest-starring role on TNT’s "Animal Kingdom."
September 18, 2018
Kunal Nayyar with manager Jason Kim and agent Jonathan Howard
“Big Bang Theory” star’s gift funds scholarships, support for students
Type: News Story
Kunal Nayyar, TFM '06, and Neha Kapur recently made one of the largest gifts in the Department of Theater’s history.
April 25, 2018
Courtney Banks holding a sign that says "Next stop: Santa Fe Opera."
Next stop: Santa Fe Opera
Type: News Story
One graduating theater major reminds students to not forget to have fun.
May 1, 2017
Temple acting students rehearsing on stage before the opening of Reggie Hoops.
The anatomy of a play
Type: News Story
Temple students worked with a Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright to bring 'Reggie Hoops', an original play, to Randall Theater.
February 1, 2017
A female student in zombie makeup
Zombies take Temple
Type: News Story
Through a theater makeup class, students get hands-on experience in applying different kinds of makeup for different settings—including a zombie apocalypse.
October 27, 2016
Actors in costume on the set of Temple Theaters's production of Hairspray.
Hairspray: behind the scenes
Type: News Story
From costume and set design to choosing the perfect wig, take a look at how Temple Theaters brought the musical "Hairspray" to the stage of Tomlinson Theater.
October 12, 2016
An actor on stage during a dress rehearsal of The Odyssey.
The road to opening night
Type: News Story
Take a behind-the-scenes look at the road to opening night for Temple Theaters’ production of a timeless Greek classic.
April 6, 2016
A male teen from the documentary ‘The Bad Kids’ holding a chain link fence.
Alumni film to debut at Sundance
Type: News Story
Directed by Owls Keith Fulton, TFM ’95, and Lou Pepe, TFM ’97, ‘The Bad Kids’ offers insight into the effect of poverty on education in the U.S.
January 20, 2016