Students have gone on to graduate school at: American Film Institute, University of Southern California, Columbia University, University of Iowa, University of Wisconsin-Madison, New York University, Trinity College-Dublin.
Student internships include:
Nationally and internationally renowned faculty include (in alphabetical order):
Faculty members have lectured or juried film festivals internationally in: England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, Japan, Israel, Sweden, Austria, Germany, Russia, Poland, Belgium, France, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Finland, Holland.
Faculty Awards: National Endowment for the Arts Art Critics Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Professors, Scaliogne Book Prize for French and Francophone Studies, Society for Cinema and Media Studies Dissertation Award, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, International Research and Exchange Board, British Academy Visiting Fellowship, Social Science Research Council, Kennan Institute of Advanced Russian Studies, Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies, Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship, Toshiba International Foundation Grant, Japan Foundation Fellowship.
Filmmakers include: George Romero, Charles Burnett, Spike Lee, Oliver Stone, Issac Julien, Curtis Hanson, Robert Altman, Jean-Luc Godard, Werner Herzog, Sachi Hamano, Hisako Matsui (Japan), Aleksandr Bashirov (Russia), Marina Goldovskaia (Russia/US), Leonid Gurevich (Russia), Larisa Sadilov (Russia), Dan Wolman (Israel), Naftaly Gliksberg (Israel), Peter Argentine.
Industry professionals include : Eric Gold, Bernie Goldmann, Tom Savini, Robert Cort, Bob Kusbit, Ed Driscoll, Cast from Night of the Living Dead (Russ Streiner, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, Bill Hinzman, David Conrad).
Film scholars include: Dudley Andrew (Yale), Paolo Cherchi-Usai (U. Rochester), Mary Ann Doane (Brown), Linda Williams (Berkeley), Peter Wollen (UCLA), Tom Doherty (Brandeis), James Naremore (Indiana-Bloomington, Tom Gunning (U. Chicago), Millicent Markus (U. of Pennsylvania), Janet Staiger (U. Texas-Austin), Yuri Tsivian (U. Chicago), Toby Miller (NYU), William Simon (NYU), Lisa Cartwright (U. Rochester), David Desser (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Tytti Soila (Stockholm University), Soyoung Kim (Seoul NationalUniversity), Kyungsoon Lee (Chonnam National University) , Laura Mulvey (Birbeck College, University of London), Karen Pinkus (USC), Guido Fink, Andrei Plakhov, Birgit Beumers, Gul'nara Abikeeva, Tony Rayns, Mikhail Iampolskii, Donald Richie.
Steeltown Entertainment Summit (Fall 2003) which brought to the city Rob Marshall, Jamie Widdoes, Teri Minsky and other former-Pittsburghers working in Hollywood.
Film Exhibition Series
Indian Cinema, New French Waves, African and European Cinema, Women’s History Series, Polish Film, Russian Film, Slovak Film, Central Asian Film, Japanese Film, Korean Film, Jewish/Israeli Film (co-sponsored).
Film in Pittsburgh
Actors on the set of Dogma (1999), shot in Pittsburgh
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