Filmmaker Conversation with Shaka King (“Judas and the Black Messiah”)

Join the Department of Radio-Television-Film and Moody College's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a conversation with Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Ya'Ke Smith, and award-winning film director, Shaka King. King's latest project Judas and The Black Messiah chronicles the FBI's aggressive infiltration of Chicago's Black Panther Party which ultimately led to the assassination ...

Youjeong Oh: “Instagrammable Places: Aesthetic Representation and Contested Urban Transformation”

Global Media Industry Speaker Series and the RTF Media Studies Colloquium present a talk by Youjeong Oh, Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Geography and the Environment at the University of Texas at Austin. This presentation explores how Instagram mediates the meanings of place by discussing two cases: Ihwa Mural Village in Seoul and the Woljeong beach on Jeju island ...

The Legacy of the L.A. Rebellion: A Conversation with Filmmakers Charles Burnett & Haile Gerima

In the 1970s, a group of talented African-American filmmakers from UCLA created the first sustained alternative cinema that focused on the realities of Black America. The movement became known as the L.A. Rebellion, Radio-Television-Film faculty Miguel Alvarez and Adrien Sebro, in partnership with the Moody College Honors Program and Moody's Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, will host a special virtual ...

Civic Saturday: Art X Activism

A SXSW edition of Civic Saturday (on a Tuesday) to celebrate and reflect on how the arts intersect with activism and social justice today and throughout history. This multifaceted program will include music, spoken art, and a rich panel discussion with artistic leaders from around our Austin community.

Filmmaker Conversation with Merawi Gerima (‘Residue”)

Nominated for 2021 John Cassevetes Independent Spirit Award and recognized as one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film (Film Independent Magazine), filmmaker Merawi Gerima will join RTF Assistant Professor Iliana Sosa’s 366K Intro to Narrative Production class for a talk about his experiences since film school. Gerima’s first feature, Residue, was picked up by Ava DuVernay’s company, Array, after winning the Audience Award at Slamdance 2020, and ...

Peter Kunze: “Failure Analysis as Industry Study; or, How Do You Solve a Problem like Mulan?”

Global Media Industry Speaker Series and the RTF Media Studies Colloquium present a talk by Peter Kunze, Visiting Assistant Professor at Tulane University. Within engineering, failure analysis anticipates or assesses failure during product development in the hopes of preventing it for the future. What value, if any, might this kind of thinking offer media industry studies? In this presentation, I ...

Pivot You

Here's the thing: Whataburger is growing. A lot. And now it's time. Time for a new perspective on your career. Time to reframe your future. And time to take on exciting new challenges in your professional life. So join us on April 21 for a free virtual leadership conference offering tips, tools, and job advice from an array of inspiring ...

Swapnil Rai: “Star power, Cinephilia and Cultural Diplomacy: Unpacking the affective, industrial, and technological contours of Bollywood’s inroads into China”

Global Media Industry Speaker Series and the RTF Media Studies Colloquium present a talk by Swapnil Rai, Assistant Professor in the Department of Film, Television and Media at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. “If today’s Chinese audience has any kind of loyalty toward foreign films, Hollywood films rank No.1, Japanese anime No.2., and No.3 undoubtedly goes to Aamir Khan’s ...

2021 Health Communication Leadership Institute

The Health Communication Leadership Institute (HCLI) is the UT Center for Health Communication's premier professional education offering. In this engaging advanced workshop, current and aspiring health communication leaders will evaluate their leadership practices and explore strategies and best practices for leadership, management, and innovation. Speakers include respected experts from diverse sectors and settings.

62nd Hybrid LIYSF 2021 STEM programme

62nd LONDON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH SCIENCE FORUM (LIYSF) The annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) is a two-week residential course hosted at the renowned research university Imperial College London. Our aim is to unite outstanding talent from all nations and provide a deeper insight into science and its applications for the benefit of all mankind. Speakers already confirmed include prestigious ...

Media Industry Conversations – Launching Your Career Panel

The Media Industry Conversations (MIC) series and the Center for Entertainment & Media Industries (CEMI) present a panel about launching your career in the media industries, featuring recent Radio-Television-Film grads. Nora Bess (Program Marketing Coordinator, HBO), Caterina Nasr (A&R Manager, Elektra Music), Vance Nguyen (Assistant to VP & Executive Director of Development, 20th Century Animation), Lauren Zimmer (Television Scripted Assistant ...

Plática: A Conversation with Chicano Film Pioneer Efraín Gutiérrez

Efraín Gutiérrez was born on the Westside of San Antonio and his first feature, Please, Don’t Bury Me Alive!/¡Por Favor, No Me Entierren Vivo! (1976), is considered to be the first Chicano feature film. In 2014, it was added to the National Film Registry, a list of “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” films, selected for preservation by the Library of Congress. ...

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