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The Media and the Moving Image Initiative
aims to coordinate and enhance the University of Houston’s rich creative and critical programs in visual, literary, and media arts.

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With resources ranging from production and research at the Jack J. Valenti School of Communications; a graduate certificate in Cinema Studies from World and Classical LanguagesArtMusicTheatre and Dance in the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Artsdigital media in the College of Technology; the Program in Creative Writing and numerous faculty throughout the humanities and social sciences, UH helps train new generations of the creative class whose vision and skills will shape the local and global culture.

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2022 MMI Award Ceremony

View all of the winners from the 2022 MMI Award Ceremony.

Third-Annual Showcase Highlights Importance of Houston Film Industry and the Talent on UH’s Campus

The Media and the Moving Image initiative hosted its third-annual showcase this semester, spotlighting nearly 30 student projects and awarding five University of Houston faculty members. 

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Affiliate Faculty

More than two dozen faculty from a variety of UH colleges and programs work and teach in fields related to media and the moving image. Our faculty include filmmakers and photographers, animators and performers, screenwriters and journalists, and film critics, scholars, and journalists.

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