MTSU Places Top Ten in 24-Hours Animation Contest


For the past six years, MTSU’s Animation teams have participated in the 24-Hours Animation Contest, placing multiple times and earning honorable mentions along the way. This year seven teams from MTSU competed against other top animation schools in the 15th annual 24-Hours Animation Contest. Team ‘We Were Framed’, comprised of Alexandria “Zan” Dainwood, Josh Leedham, Josie Dowd, Andrew Demel, and Rachel

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When Bonnaroo is our classroom!

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For the third summer in a row, students from MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment came together for a hot June hands-on educational experience at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in nearby Manchester, Tennessee. Over the four days of the festival, these students could say “Bonnaroo is my classroom!” Video and Film Production students teamed with Recording Industry students

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MTSU’s EMC Productions wins national award for Outstanding Student-Produced Live Game Production

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EMC Productions, MTSU’s live TV production varsity team has won the award for Outstanding Live Game Production, Collegiate Student category of the College Sports Media Awards. The College Sports Media Awards are conducted by the Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The award was announced June 1, 2017 in Atlanta in this

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EMC students rock the Ludacris concert with video wall production

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Multi-platinum hip-hop artist Ludacris rocked the house, but it seems safe to say the video wall installation by EMC students kicked it up a notch or two. On April 6, 2017, MTSU’s Signature Events Committee organized the concert at Murphy Center, and EMC engineer and instructor, Mike Forbes’ Media technology students grabbed the opportunity to design, build, create content for,

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The Baldwin Photo Gallery features Steve McCurry

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For the last 30 years Steve McCurry has put himself in dangerous and delicate situations alike in order to tell stories that so many others can not. What distinguishes McCurry’s style is his ability to capture the human emotions that reside in these situations, and the stories that are told only through one’s portrait.  The Baldwin Photography Gallery at MTSU’s Bragg Building

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FIRST LOOK: a screening of exemplary student work


Nothing inspires like seeing one’s peers do great work! That’s why it’s so worthwhile to attend EMC’s FIRST LOOK screening on September 21 at 3pm in the Student Union Ballroom. This one-hour event is a screening of exemplary work done by MTSU film, video, animation, and photography students. The FIRST LOOK 2016 selections were chosen from student work completed in

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The MTSU Film Guild wraps up a great year of student filmmaking

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The MTSU Film Guild, a dedicated group of student filmmakers, has over the past several months shown exponential growth, connecting with alumni and other professionals in the Nashville entertainment industry and beyond. Recently, No Cleaner Threads, a short-film produced and shot entirely by Film Guild students, screened in New Mexico at the inaugural Las Cruces International Film Festival. In April

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Exciting spring semester for EMC multi-camera students

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This semester is shaping up to be a very busy and exciting one for students studying live television production in MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment’s Department of Electronic Media Communication. The 25-person EMC Productions “varsity production team” has already produced five nine-camera live MT basketball games for Conference USA Digital Network and Blue Raider Network. The first one this

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EMC at the CMAs

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Country music’s biggest night was also a big night for 25 (and counting) MTSU alumni and current students from MTSU’s College of media and Entertainment. Alumni and students from Electronic Media Communication (EMC) Department worked in a variety of production positions and several RIM alumni worked in audio positions. LEAD/Technical Producer for ABC – Nic Dugger Technical Director – Tony

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MTSU has a major presence at SIGGRAPH 2015, the world’s largest computer graphics conference

Left to right: Jared Moore, Caleb Hoskins, Jackie Vazquez, Kelsey Hoggard, Professor Marc Barr, Anthony Filipas, Cole Smeltzer, Angel Agee

Over twenty MTSU students, two MTSU professors and many alumni are organizing, attending, and participating at the 2015 SIGGRAPH Conference going on this week in Los Angeles, CA. It’s the perfect venue for students enrolled in MTSU’s Animation program to learn directly from movers and shakers in the industry. MTSU’s own Professor Marc Barr is the SIGGRAPH 2015 Conference Chair.

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