Find your voice, develop your storytelling talents and pursue your vision through the department’s undergraduate programs.
The Electronic Media and Film Department engages a new generation of enthusiastic artists, entertainers and communicators to share media in bold and unconventional new ways. We will inspire you, foster your talents and skills in a nurturing environment and empower you to succeed in an evolving digital world. Expand your knowledge and experiences, shape how you express your ideas and heighten your understanding and awareness of the media and its powerful traditions and exciting future.
Explore the potential of film, video, audio and new media and discover the link between liberal arts and professional training – between theory and practice. Build communities and create partnerships that encourage artistic, social and cultural diversity.
You will become fully aware of the transformative power of the media and your role in responsible civic engagement. You will get first-hand experience through the department-operated HD television studio, an HD cinema and a media production laboratory with cameras, lighting and audio equipment, studios, editing/post-production suites and radio production rooms.
Towson’s Media Center gives you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in creating your own productions. Take advantage of our Production Labs which provide equipment and space for video, audio, and multimedia production. Pursue an Internship to build vital career experience. Explore the opportunity for Scholarships, the potential to Study Abroad, and the chance to join vibrant Student Organizations.
In response to COVID-19, Towson University is open with limited services. Although you can't currently visit or tour EMF, we're still available during normal business hours by email, Michael Angelella, Department Chairperson and Jasmine Carr, Administrative Assistant.
Recent scholarship achievements by EMF Faculty include: Lynn Tomlinson's "The Elephant's Song" at Annecy Festival, Ryan Murray's virtual reality film "Eyelydian" at the New York Film Festival, Joe Kraemer's (with Marc May and Marco Kathuria) PSA "Just Another Day" nomination for a regional Emmy, Dr. Kalima Young's collaborative Monument Quilt at the National Mall, and Dr. Lorrie Palmer's presentation at the International Conference on Action Cinema.
"Doctor Sleep", sequel to "The Shining" is directed by Towson EMF Alum Mike Flanagan. The final trailer before the film's November 8 release is out now.
EMF Professors Kalima Young and Marc May review the latest films each week in their series Silver Screen Radio on WTMD radio. Recorded by Professor Adam Schwartz.