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Film and Media Studies Guest Speaker Series

The Department of English’s Film and Media Studies Guest Speaker Series brings artists, industry executives, and scholars to ASU for presentations or short residencies throughout the academic year.


A Visit by Whit Stillman, writer and film director

Monday, March 27, 2017  ::  Love and Friendship Reading/Booksigning
7 p.m.  |  Changing Hands Phoenix (300 W Camelback Rd) Phoenix, AZ

Tuesday, March 28, 2017  ::  Metropolitan Screening/Q&A
7 p.m.  |  Harkins Valley Art Theatre (509 S Mill Ave) Tempe, AZ

Both events are free of charge and open to the public. 

Printable flyer: PDF icon whit-stillman-2017-final.pdf


Michael Phillips, Film Critic, Chicago Tribune (March 1, 2017). Printable flyer: PDF

Miranda Banks, Assoc. Professor, Emerson College (February 9, 2017). Printable flyer: PDF

Clark SpencerZootopia Producer (March 2, 2016). Printable flyer: JPG

Rob Thompson, Animation Artist, Disney-Pixar (November 5, 2015). Printable flyer: JPG

Kitior Ngu, Rackham Merit Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (April 1, 2015). Printable flyer: PDF 

John T. Caldwell, Filmmaker and Prof., UCLA (February 13, 2015). Printable flyer: PDF 

Charles E. Eglee, Producer and Screenwriter, 'The Walking Dead,' 'The Shield,' 'Dexter,' and 'Hemlock Grove' (November 25, 2014).

John Heinsen, CEO, Bunnygraph; VP, New Media, Producers Guild of America (October 21, 2014). 

Marlon Wayans, Actor, Writer and Producer, 'A Haunted House 2' (March 26, 2014). 

Zal Batmanglij, Director/Screenwriter, and Brit Marling, Screenwriter/Actress, 'The East' (April 25, 2013). 

Derek Johnson, Assist. Prof., Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (April 18, 2013). 

Tamara Falicov, Assoc. Prof., Univ. of Kansas (April 8, 2013). 

James Mitchell, Assist. Dean & Assoc. Prof., Salve Regina Univ. (February 25, 2013). 

Jonathan Levine, Director, and Dave Franco, Star, 'Warm Bodies' (January 16, 2013). 

Kristen Warner, Assist. Prof., Univ. of Alabama (September 25, 2012). 

Olivia Thirlby, Actor, 'Dredd 3D' (September 14, 2012). 

Dan Harkins, CEO, Harkins Theatres (November 15, 2011).

John Cho and Kal Penn, Actors, 'A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas' (October 24, 2011). 

Felicity Jones and Anton Yelchin, Actors, 'Like Crazy' (September 30, 2011). 

Barney Rosenzweig, Creator, 'Cagney and Lacey' (September 26, 2011).

Julianne Hough and Kenny Wormald, Actors, 'Footloose' (September 20, 2011). 

Robert Chapek, President of Distribution, Walt Disney (April 13, 2011).

Yaniv Fituci, Associate Producer, G4 (April 5, 2011).

Dan Harkins, CEO, Harkins Theatres (April 1, 2011).

Patrick Brogan, Publicist, Allied (March 23, 2011).

Jane Seymour, Actress (February 8, 2011).

Brian Levant, Producer and Director (September 21, 2010).


For more information about this series, please contact Prof. Kevin Sandler: