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Media Center News

We have 3 Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program participants for Spring 2020, for the Media Center! 

Join the Independent Filmmaker Project on February 25th at 7pm for a masterclass with Lance Oppenheim, a 23 year old filmmaker whose documentary Some Kind of Heaven (prod. by Darren Aronofsky) premiered at Sundance 2020.

Library Dean Jen Green's last day is Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

This week we talked to Josalynn Smith the IMATS Senior Department Assistant. Find out more about her favorite spot on campus, her work at IMATS & the Sloate Media Center and more! 

Congratulations to our first spring Emerging Filmmakers Program cohort -- Hannah Ahn, Emma Noelle Buhain, and Iris Sang will be screening their short films at the Athena Film Festival in 2020! 


The Feminist Film Series is still accepting submissions for its Spring 2020 Nonfiction Shorts Festival! Short nonfiction films that are either directed by womxn* or about womxn* are welcome to apply by November 24, 2019.

Make your way to the second floor of the Barnard Library in the Milstein Center, through the elevator lobby to the IMATS Atrium next to the IMATS Equipment Checkout desk; have a seat on the plush couch under the portrait of James Baldwin and browse the powerful shelf of books there.

This month includes welcomes, goodbyes, and congratulations galore for our staff, as well as two installments of the Feminist Film Series and an event to honor Ntozake Shange. 

Over Labor Day weekend, Media Center Post-Bacc Ruby Mastrodimos attended the 46th annual Telluride Film Festival in Colorado. Read more about her favorite films and takeaways from the event!