Welcome to Cinema at East Tennessee State University. Cinema offerings include a robust film major in the department of Media & Communication and an engaging minor in film studies in the department of Literature & Language. In these programs, our students have opportunities to create, discuss, dissect, and produce narrative, documentary, and experimental film.
March 28th, April 4th & April 11th @ 8pm
Tennessee Film Nights
111 McClure Street, Johnson City, TN 37604
In case of rain, event is cancelled
Films made in Tennessee screen outdoors at the Atlantic Alehouse's beer garden.
March 31-April 1st
Center for Cinema Convening #3: Territorial
Short Film Screenings & Workshops
Saturday, April 1st
Grantwriting Workshop for Filmmakers & Artists
1-3pm, Create Appalachia - 714 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN
Originally from London, UK, Joanna Rabiger worked in academic book publishing in London and Oxford, UK as an editor until 1999. After attending Columbia College in Chicago to study documentary film production she moved to Austin, Texas where she worked as an associate producer and editor of independent documentaries. Since 2004 she’s been crafting successfully awarded funding proposals for documentary films around the world. She works closely with directors, producers and production companies. She has recently begun leading film development and grant writing workshops alongside producer Su Kim at UnionDocs Summer Documentary Lab with a cohort of international documentary filmmakers. https://www.joannarabiger.com
Saturday, April 1st
Financing for Independent Filmmakers: Crowdfunding, Finding Investors and More
3:30-5:30, Create Appalachia - 714 W Walnut St, Johnson City, TN
Barbara brings her experience in all aspects of development, producing and directing
to TH’s productions. Her ability to mix the story with the music in evident in TH’s
music-based documentaries and series including the America Masters films on Patsy
Cline and Charlie Pride in addition to managing the company’s Canadian production
partner, Corridor Group Productions Inc. Barb is the founder and President of the
international rights clearance company, Cleat Cut Inc. http://thentertainment.com/our-team/
All events are free and open to the public.
April 12 & 13
Filmmaker Visit: Austin Bunn
ETSU Literary Festival
Our inaugural event, a two-day online symposium, Science & Fictions, took place on May 14 & 15, 2021. Event Archive HERE.