The Arts

Film and Media

Film and media

Mount Media produces and edits material in the Mount's production center and video editing lab. Mount Media participates in a communication arts video show each spring.

Mount students take top prize in film competition!

The winners of the Eli Jaffe 2012 film competition were announced. MSMC media studies – production majors Meghan Darcy and Maureen Tilton won for their senior thesis production, Newburgh Unity Center Needs Your Help. The competition for the award included entries from Vassar, New Paltz, Marist, and Dutchess Community College. See attached link (

Congratulations to Maureen and Meghan! Special commendations to Dean Goldberg for all of his contributions for all he does for these and all our production majors. 

The Gillespie Forum was founded in 1988 by June Gillespie in memory of her husband Aaron Gillespie. Its mission is to inform and engage the community by presenting viewpoints, programs and speakers on significant issues. The Forum cooperates with local colleges and organizations to host events, lectures and film screenings on diverse topics ranging from the crisis in contemporary media to the Holocaust, and from Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt to terrorism.

Associated Colleges and Organizations

  • Bard College
  • Dutchess Community College
  • Marist College
  • New Paltz College
  • Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Upstate Films