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Keeping it Reel in the Local Market: UNCG alum to speak on Entrepreneurship Day

October 21, 2019

For over ten years, UNCG alumnus Jeff Brewer has been patiently grinding and growing to build up his career as […]


Dr. David Cook featured on CNN’s “The Movies”

August 20, 2019

Dr. David Cook was featured as a film expert in two episodes of CNN’s 6-part series “The Movies,” produced by […]


Emily Edwards releases Graphic Violence: Illustrated Theories about Violence, Popular Media, and Our Social Lives

August 12, 2019

Graphic Violence addresses concerns that media bear some responsibility for social violence, comprehensively surveying predominant ideas about media violence and the […]


Media Studies interns have been busy at the at Greensboro’s Global Opportunities Center.

April 5, 2019

Eric Dobbins, Tyler Gutosky and Kevin Padilla are Triad Regional Export Initiative (TREI) Interns at the Global Opportunities Center. Check […]


Michael Frierson presents FBI KKK, a documentary about his father

March 20, 2019

Michael Frierson recently gave a presentation to the upper school at the Greensboro Day School on his documentary FBI KKK, a documentary […]


Alumni Joseph Izzo is a production manager for Oscar Winning film

March 4, 2019

Joseph Izzo, MST Class of 2005, was one of the production managers on Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse that won the […]


David Cook, films and his universally renowned textbook

March 1, 2019

When film professor David Cook joined the UNCG Media Studies Department in 2007, “A History of Narrative Film” was in […]


Alumnus Maurice Hicks featured in YesWeekly

December 11, 2018

Local writer/director and Media Studies alumnus, Maurice Hicks, discusses his nearly-finished film Rap & Rhyme with YesWeekly’s Ian McDowell. Read […]


Anthem Series on Exploitation and Industry in World Cinema

November 11, 2018

Media Studies faculty David Cook and Will Dodson have been named Editors of a new Anthem Press Series on Exploitation […]


Fausto Barrionuevo’s “Weight” was selected for debut at 2017 RiverRun International Film Festival

April 5, 2017