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Media Culture

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!  The faculty and staff of the Department of Media Culture wish our Cinema Studies and Communications graduates all the very best in their future endeavors.


Advising for Spring 2023

Registration for Spring 2023 is now open.  Your faculty advisor can remove advising stops, help you choose classes, and make sure that you are on track to fulfill degree requirements. Click here for tips on preparing for advisement.  

For help with other department business please contact CUNY Administrative Assistant Gary Pizzolo at Gary.Pizzolo@csi.cuny.edu
 


Film/Video Lab and Design and Digital Media Lab

Hours for the Film/Video Lab are Monday through Thursday 11 am - 4 pm, Friday by appointment only. 

For any questions regarding the labs please email mediaculturelabs@csi.cuny.edu or CSIMacLab@csi.cuny.edu

Media Culture Department Overview

The Department of Media Culture is committed to providing students with a critical understanding of film, media, and communications. We integrate studies in history, theory, and criticism with practical experiences in production technique and creativity as well as external field experience, allowing our undergraduate majors to specialize in cinema studies or film and television production, media studies, corporate communications, journalism, or design and digital media.

What are some obtainable jobs with degrees in Communications or Cinema Studies?

  • Careers in Journalism for Radio, TV, Print, Digital, and Sports Media
  • Film, Television, Radio, Documentary, and Podcast Production
  • Digital Arts including Graphic Design, Photo Editing, and Layout Artist
  • Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Brand Development, Marketing, Advertising, and Social Media Strategy
  • Web Development, and Web Design
  • Video Editing, Camera Operations, Cinematography, Sound Editing/Mixing, and Lighting Design
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An introductory workshop in the basic techniques of video production.

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Introduces students to the range of basic skills - blogging, online reporting, podcasting, online video and audio - necessary to operate successfully in the world of online journalism.

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Explores the principles and techniques of data visualization: the journalistic possibilities, visual power, political persuasiveness, and ethical considerations of transforming data into visual graphic form.

Grant, Emmanuel
Senior College Laboratory Technician
1P-122A
718-982-2542
Emmanuel.Grant@csi.cuny.edu
 

Hager, Steven
College Assistant
1P-122
718-982-2542
Steven.Hager@csi.cuny.edu
 

Lovell, Mitchell
College Laboratory Technician
1P-122
718-982-2414
Mitchell.Lovell@csi.cuny.edu
 

Neuner Fabiano, Rosemary
College Assistant
1P-226
 

Pizzolo, Gary
CUNY Administrative Assistant
1P-226
718-982-2541
gary.pizzolo@csi.cuny.edu

 

 

  • Cogan, Brian 
  • Dawoud, Aliaa 
  • Dougherty, Cecilia 
  • Fioravante, Janice
  • Fischetti, Michael
  • Gibson, Jodi
  • Hager, Steven  
  • Hedditch, Emma 
  • Kenny, James 
  • Kovacs, Rachel
  • Lee, Austin 
  • Lovell, Mitchell
  • Palladino, Andrew 
  • Richardson, Zardon
  • Sakhaeifar, Farideh
  • Saputo, Doug
  • Treihaft, Lauren
  • Wang, Jing
  • Yakobzon, Erica 
Media Studies Film / Video Lab Control Room

This lab is the center of all Cinema production classes as well as TV and radio production. It is the heart of all film and television post-production.

CSI Design and Digital Lab

This lab is used for Communications production classes that focus on print and web based graphic design, typography, digital photography, animation and online.

Center for the Arts
Building 1P, Room 226
Willowbrook Campus

Department Contact

Cynthia Chris

Chair & Professor

Email Cynthia Chris

Gary Pizzolo

CUNY Administrative Assistant

Email Gary Pizzolo

Rosemary Neuner Fabiano

College Assistant