Come Find Me made its television debut with a premiere on Maryland Public Television, a regional PBS network broadcast area that covers nearly all of Maryland, plus Washington, D.C. and parts of Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. The film will also be streaming on PBS.org, available throughout the United States and Canada. The broadcast premiere… Continue Reading
RowanDOCS 2022 Online Premiere
Streaming online starting May 13th at 4pm, check out the amazing new documentary films from the RowanDOCS students. More details here.
RowanDOCS Program Ranked #6 by BEA
Originally published by Rowan Today The Broadcast Education Association, which perennially recognizes Rowan University student achievement in radio, television and film during the organization’s conference in Las Vegas, this week released its first ranking of schools, naming Rowan #9 internationally overall. In addition to the overall ranking, the BEA ranked Rowan RTF programs #3 in… Continue Reading
In Production – A Feature Documentary on Romanian dissident poet Ana Blandiana
Ana Blandiana, one of Europe’s most important yet overlooked poets, leads a struggle for justice in Romania, by exposing Communist atrocities and building a nation-wide movement for democratic reform. This independent feature documentary began production in July 2021 and is now seeking grants and funds to complete this vital project.
Three RowanDOCS Honored at BEA Festival
In an unprecedented success, three recent RowanDOCS films were honored at the Broadcast Educator’s Association (BEA) media festival, honoring the best student documentaries from around the country. Submissions come from over 300 participating schools and over 1,450 annual entries from around the world, making it one of the premier events for student work. The Mayor,… Continue Reading
Feature documentary Come Find Me appears at Astra Film Festival
After the collapse of the Communist regime in 1989, the world discovered more than 100,000 children living in Romanian orphanages. Many were not orphans, but the result of the country’s ban on abortion and contraceptives. Come Find Me tells the story of one of those children, Nori, as she travels from her adopted American… Continue Reading
‘My Father’s Revolution’ screens at SEEFest Los Angeles
The short personal documentary was selected to premiere at the internationally acclaimed festival, highlighting cinema of Southeastern Europe. Check out the latest news about the film and learn more.
RowanDOCS 2020 Online Film Event
Streaming online for 3 days only starting May 8th at 5pm, check out the amazing new documentary films from the RowanDOCS students. More details here.
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
2019 Student Doc Premiere
Rowan Docs 2019 Premiere
May 9th at 5:30pm
King Auditorium, Bozorth Hall
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
Croatia & Czech Republic, 2015
Yellowstone & Yosemite, 2014
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
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
Morocco, June 2013
Portugal, June 2013
Japan, June 2012
Beijing, China, June 2012
Doc series distributed to colleges nationwide
A unique partnership with the Clery Center for Security on Campus and Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America, resulted in the roll out of a series of video-based roll call training tools for campus public safety personnel. The five short films cover a variety of topics including… Continue Reading
Southwest USA, December 2004
Faces of Romania, 2005
Germany, Switzerland, France, July 2009
Greece & Turkey, July 2011
Brazil, March 2008
Spain, July 2008
San Francisco, December 2005
Egypt, March 2008
Death Valley, January 2007
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
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"Real world experience that isn't usually seen in undergraduate level college courses"
One of the most acclaimed documentary programs in the country.
2018 Student Doc Premiere
Rowan Docs 2018 Premiere
May 4th at 5:30pm
King Auditorium, Bozorth Hall
2017 Documentary Premiere – May 5th
Rowan Doc wins at CBI Festival
'Heart of a Hero' takes 3rd place at the College Broadcaster's Inc. festival, beating more than 1,000 other entries.
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
Rowan Doc to premiere at Atlantic City Film Festival
"After Tragedy" will premiere at the 2015 Atlantic City Cinefest on Sunday October 18th at 5:30pm.
Trailer posted for NEW Rowan Doc on Haddon Heights
Check out the trailer for the new documentary on the aftermath of a 1995 tragic shooting in Haddon Heights. Premiering May 13th at Rowan University.
Rowan Doc Broadcast on South African TV
Pact 5 documentary on slutwalk airs on South African public TV to more than 2 million viewers.
Trailer posted for NEW Rowan Doc
Check out the trailer for the new documentary on dubstep DJ Joe Nice. Premiering May 13th at Rowan University.
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