1930’s Hollywood: Women in the Sun & Shadows with Imogen Sara Smith

Join this lecture exploring women in 1930s Hollywood, guided by film critic, historian, and Criterion Channel regular Imogen Sara Smith.Writer and film historian Imogen Sara Smith will explore the role of women in shaping one of cinema’s most volatile and memorable decades: 1930’s Hollywood. The thirties found Hollywood navigating the Great Depression, technologies that would transform the medium, censorship, an... Read more »


Alumni Lecture with Sean Kernan & Arno Minkkinen

Join this special Alumni Lecture double-feature with beloved artists and friends Sean Kernan and Arno Minkkinen.Join not one but two Maine Media legends for this wonderful double-feature lecture, hosted by Provost Elizabeth Greenberg. Header image by Arno MinkkinenView the entire Fall 2023 Alumni Lecture Series here.Arno Rafael Minkkinen is a Finnish American photographer, essayist, curator, and Professor Emeritus at the... Read more »


Greenlight Your Film Career in One Year: CCF Virtual Open House

Join our virtual open house to learn more about Maine Media College's Certificate in Collaborative Filmmaking (CCF).Greenlight your film career in one year. Join our virtual open house to learn more about our Certificate in Collaborative Filmmaking (CCF).Through this interactive Open House, you will learn how the Certificate in Collaborative Filmmaking (CCF) program at Maine Media College provides participants an... Read more »


Pictures and Stories with Brenton Hamilton

Join our final Alumni Lecture of the season with beloved friend and photography star Brenton Hamilton.Join renowned photo historian Brenton Hamilton as he discusses the profound impact of photography as a storytelling tool and explores the intersection of imagery and narrative, revealing how photographs have the unique ability to transcend language and culture. Hosted by Elizabeth Greenberg, Maine Media Provost.Header... Read more »


Event Series Alumni Lecture Series

Story Genre & the Writer: Make the Writing Fun with Jule Selbo

Online via Zoom

Knowing story genres means that you’re thinking about your audience: is that important?  Writer Jule Selbo will examine how understanding story genres in screenplays, novels, plays and short stories can not only be empowering and make the writing fun, but helps you see where your work lives in the marketplace. Jule is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter, a playwright, and a professor whose books on character and genre are used in universities throughout the world. Hosted by Wayne Beach.