Solar Opposites - BEA Graduate Screenwriting - Award of Excellence Matt Neff is a second year graduate student in the Media, Journalism, and Film (MJF) Department’s MFA in Dramatic Writing program. He is set to graduate in May of 2024. Matt describes his inspiration for his favorite project, Solar Opposites, as a “spec episode for the series in which the main characters host a … [Read more...] about Showcase: BEA Graduate Winners!
Assistant Professor Andrew Twibell has been involved in filmmaking for over 20 years—first as a student, then a professional, before becoming a professor. "Prior to coming to Missouri State I was based in Austin, Texas, where I worked professionally in documentary, narrative, music video, and commercial production. These days, my work as a filmmaker is focused on directing, … [Read more...] about Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Twibell
The College of Arts and Letters is proud to announce awards for our hard-working, talented students recently recognized for these impressive individual and collaborative projects: MCMA The Standard won 21 awards from the Missouri College Media Association (MCMA), including first place in Division 1 for Best Overall Newspaper and first place for Sweepstakes! Congratulations to … [Read more...] about Students win big at state media competitions
Like a lot of emerging filmmakers, Sean Thiessen considered whether college was necessary for his career path. "For film, you know a lot of people say you don't really have to, that your experience is more important," he said. But Sean took a chance that Missouri State's electronic arts program would provide this practical experience along with a comprehensive film … [Read more...] about Electronic arts senior project takes idea from page to screen
Media, journalism and film and electronic arts students were awarded significant honors in the 2017 Festival of Media Arts, sponsored by the Broadcast Education Association. About the Festival of Media Arts From the Festival's website: The Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts is a competitive festival open to BEA individual faculty and student … [Read more...] about Awards recognition at BEA’s 2017 Festival of Media Arts