Communication and Media Studies Department

Advanced Production Student Showcase

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The screening of original films from the Advanced Production course will take place on Thursday, May 9th at 7:15 pm in the Talbot Auditorium, USM Portland campus.

This selection of shorts features some of Portland's best acting talent and showcases the skills students have spent a semester honing in Advanced Production, a course team-taught by Kate Kaminski and Nat Ives since 2003.

Also screening will be a new comedy directed by Jedidiah Allen that he produced as an Independent Study.

This event is free and open to the public!

Ralph Blumenthal Talk

Ralph BlumenthalProfessors Matthew Killmeier and Jerry LaSala were recently awarded a Maine Humanities Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative Project Grant with matching funds from USM Provost Uzzi’s office.  The funds were used to bring Ralph Blumenthal, former New York Times investigative reporter to campus for a lecture and student workshop. Blumenthal and team won a Pulitzer for reporting on the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, which was the subject of his talk on Thursday, April 14, 2016

Pulitzer-winner Ralph Blumenthal's recent talk at USM is now available as an audio file. Blumethal's talk was sponsored by a Maine Humanities Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative Project Grant awarded to Professors Matthew Killmeier and Jerry LaSala.

 

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