Department News


Alumni & Students News

(Cinema Alumni and Students: Please contact Missy Miller, our department secretary, if you want us to post your announcement here.)

Please check out our new annual Cinema newsletter!

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John Wilson class visit

Above: John Wilson visits Cine 450: Advanced Film and Video via zoom. Spring '21

Binghamton News story on John Wilson and his hit HBO series


Ken Jacobs Scholarship Awards

  • 2021-2022: Nadezhda Blot and Dianel Contreras
  • 2020-2021: Jolie Ramirez and Nicholas Yacoroni
  • 2019-2020: Brittany Mazzi & Brittaney Skavla
  • 2018-2019: Erin Dyer & Wenhao Fu
  • 2017-2018: Nicholas Michalski & Ye Sin Kim
  • 2016-2017: Emily VanLoan & Jenna Brady
  • 2015-2016: Yerang Kang
  • 2014-2015: Michael Chernak & Jingwei Li
  • 2013-2014: Garrick Givens & Casey McCabe
  • 2012-2013: Ryan Kimiecik & Samantha Abramovitz
  • 2011-2012: Julia Jin
  • 2010-2011: Andrea Kula & Peter Jordan
  • 2009-2010: Jared Sussman & Eliane Ceballos
  • 2008-2009: Nathan Ely
  • 2007-2008: Laura Bennett & Brian Murphy
  • 2006-2007: Dayna Moses
  • 2005-2006: Jonathan Gettinger
  • 2004-2005: Jarmar Banks & Dylan Dullea
  • 2003-2004: Michael Lieberman & Miles McNulty
  • 2002-2003: Tomonari Nishikawa
  • 2001-2002: Joyce Oates
  • 2000-2001: Peter Bianco & Madison Brookshire
  • 1999-2000: Kristen Santarsiero
  • 1998-1999: Sang-Hee Park, Aaron Nye & Matthew Thompson

Summer Scholars and Artists Program Awards

  • 2015: Jingwei Li
    Project Title: From the Stars - Documentary about Autistic People in China
  • 2014: Alexander Leiss
    Project Title: Banners in the Sky Documentary
  • 2013: Joshua Chorman
    Project Title: Sustained glancing: Road-kill
  • 2013: Patrick Schechter
    Project Title: Documentary on Marconi Tower

Foundation Award for Creative Work in Cinema (1979-2008)

  • 2008: Jack Wilson
  • 2007: Russell Peborde
  • 2006: Alexandra Levashvili
  • 2005: Ilya Shnitser
  • 2004: Christopher Greene
  • 2003: Joyce Oates
  • 2002: Madison Brookshire
  • 2001: Peter Bianco
  • 2000: Ryan Heyner
  • 1999: Sang Hee Park
  • 1998: Hyangmee Bak
  • 1997: Tamami Asada
  • 1996: Yuk Yiu Ip
  • 1995: Karen Jedrysik
  • 1994: Susan Brunig & Vadim Genin
  • 1992: Jason Detrani
  • 1991: Ariana Gerstein
  • 1990: Daniel Liss
  • 1989: Stephen Grietzer
  • 1988: David Vertino
  • 1987: Stacy Rammacher
  • 1986: David Gresalfi
  • 1985: Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto
  • 1983: Jan Novello
  • 1982: Katsutoshi Murabe
  • 1980: Paul Wood
  • 1979: Kevin Crane