Professor Robert Greene Nominated for Prestigious Documentary Award

Filmmaker Receives Second Nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Directing at 10th Annual Cinema Eye Honors By Jacqueline LeBlanc Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2016) — Robert Greene, noted documentary filmmaker and filmmaker-in-chief at the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, was nominated for his second Outstanding Achievement in Directing award at the Cinema Eye Honors. … Continued

Graduate Student Wins Best Short Documentary Award at Film Festival

The 6-Minute Film About a Transgender Girl Has Been Shown at 5 Festivals Columbia, Mo. (May 26, 2016) — A documentary directed by Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Yuting Jiang won the Best Short Documentary award at the QFest NJ LGBT Film and Digital Media Festival in April. The film, “Mazy,” is about a … Continued

Filmmaker Spike Lee Teaches Master Class to Documentary Journalism Students

Among the Highlights Were Insights About His Career and Advice for Students’ Futures Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2016) — Filmmaker Spike Lee gave advice to young journalists and filmmakers during a special master class for the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. Lee was in Columbia on April … Continued

Welcome to the Documentary Journalism Program

Welcome to the Documentary Journalism Program How often do you get to learn from an award-winning filmmaker and spend a whole year making your own film? Every day, if you’re a student in the documentary journalism program at the Missouri School of Journalism. Twenty-three students enrolled in the first year of the new documentary journalism … Continued

Documentary Journalism Students Premiere Short Film at True/False Festival

‘Concerned Student 1950’ Provides a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Campus Protests During Fall 2015 By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (March 11, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism students Varun Bajaj, Adam Dietrich and Kellan Marvin premiered their short film “Concerned Student 1950” in front of an audience of True/False festival-goers in the Missouri Theatre. Original members … Continued

Documentaries by Professor, Alumnus Selected to Premiere at Sundance Film Festival

‘Kate Plays Christine’ by Assistant Professor Robert Greene and ‘Speaking Is Difficult’ by AJ Schnack, BJ ’90, Will Open at the Utah Event in January By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 21, 2015) — “Kate Plays Christine,” a documentary by Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Robert Greene, and the documentary short “Speaking Is Difficult,” … Continued

Visiting Artist Series Kicks Off with Noted Documentary Filmmaker

19 Students Will Begin Coursework in the New Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 20, 2015) — On the eve of the launch of its first two courses, the new Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism hosted noted filmmaker Rachel Boynton in a pre-semester workshop for students called “Stronger than … Continued

Sophomore Lindsay Gloor Is a Finalist, Wins $1,000 in LabTV Contest

The Second LabTV Tribeca Video Awards Competition Focused on Young Medical Scientists Who Serve as Role Models Stamford, Conn. (Dec. 22, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism student Lindsay Gloor won $1,000 as a finalist in the Second LabTV Tribeca Video Awards Contest sponsored by LabTV. Students from dozens of colleges and universities as well … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to Host Lecture by Anti-Apartheid Activist Albie Sachs

The Lecture Is Sponsored by the Chancellor’s Distinguished Visitor Program and the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism By Sarah Clinton MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 10, 2014) — Human rights activist Albie Sachs, former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will visit the University of Missouri to give his lecture … Continued

Noted Documentary Filmmaker Joins the Missouri School of Journalism Faculty

Robert Greene Will Share His Skills as a Director, Producer, Film Editor and Film Essayist with Students Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 6, 2014) — Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Robert Greene will join the faculty of the Missouri School of Journalism, bringing his skills as a director, producer, film editor and film essayist to the new Jonathan B. … Continued