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Festivals & Awards

The FMST Critical Essay Award

First, second, and third prizes will be awarded annually in May to the students who submit the best essays written for a film and media studies course in the academic year.

Essays may be on any topic in the field and should be between 2000 and 4000 words. Papers must be double-spaced and should be carefully proofread. Only one essay submission per student is permitted.

The Annual Tri-Co Film Festival

The Tri-Co Film Festival showcases exemplary film and media work by students at Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore colleges. Highlighting the diversity of media production within the Tri-Co, the program seeks work that demonstrates creativity, craft, and intentionality across a variety of genres and aesthetics.

The festival is supported by the Film and Media Studies Department at Swarthmore College, the Film Studies Program at Bryn Mawr College, the John B. Hurford ‘60 Center for the Arts and Humanities at Haverford College, and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

Visit the official Tri-Co Film Festival website here.

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