Documentary on Dating Violence distributed nationwide to colleges & universities

Then Everything Changed, a film about dating violence made in partnership with leading non-profit organizations, has been finalized and distributed to hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the United States The film was produced under a unique partnership with the Clery Center for Security on Campus, Break the Cycle, and Kristin’s Krusade.  The 22-minute long… Continue Reading

Creating the Docudrama

Renowned author and filmmaker Alan Rosenthal will visit Rowan University on February 18th to discuss the techniques of creating the docudrama, sharing examples from his career that spans more than 60 films to his credit, including the Peabody Award winner “Out of the Ashes.” “For me, working in documentary implies a commitment that one wants… Continue Reading

‘Reberth’ Wins At BEA Festival

Reberth, a student documentary produced in Diana Nicolae’s Documentary Production class in 2017-18, has been winning acclaim since its May premiere. The film, produced by then-seniors Peter Chamalian, Tyler Kubicz, Montana Marose, Kevin Adams and David Gutentag, showcases a massive government development project that shows promise for the economy of Grand Cayman but stands in the… Continue Reading

Rowan RTF Courses

The Documentary Studies courses at Rowan are part of the Department of Radio, Television, and Film (RTF), and are available to all production concentration students.   For more information please see the major requirements.  To access the course links below, you have to be enrolled in those courses and signed up for the online group.… Continue Reading

RTF Internship

One of my most important roles as a professor in Rowan’s RTF Department is my work as internship coordinator — helping students get real-life experience to further their careers. While internships are not required for the RTF major or graduation, they are highly recommended as they are critical opportunities to apply learning from the classroom… Continue Reading

Women in the Arts Festival 2018

The Women in the Arts Festival, held annually at Rowan University each October, will this year feature film screenings and discussion with independent women filmmakers and alumni from Rowan’s Radio/TV/Film program.   Organized by RTF professor Diana Nicolae, in collaboration with the Office of Social Justice, Inclusion and Conflict Resolution, the screenings will take place at 4:30pm on Friday,… Continue Reading

One Mother’s Fire Airs on PBS in 8 states

One Mother’s Fire: The Gail Minger Story made its television debut with a premiere on Kentucky Educational Television, a regional PBS network of 16 stations, with a reach of 5.5 million home viewers in eight states and the nation’s largest public television network, second largest in the world.   It premiered May 13th, with several additional screenings… Continue Reading

Rowan 2016 Documentary Premiere

Three new documentary projects, along with three films made in the Advanced TV course, will premiere May 11th at 6:30pm in the King Auditorium in Bozorth Hall.  Be sure to check them out! Advanced TV Projects: Squirebots! –Tracy Taylor, an NJ middle school teacher, strives to keep the student robotics team going despite long hours… Continue Reading