John Cameron Mitchell

2007

American actor, writer, director, and producer John Cameron Mitchell is best known for the long-running off-Broadway rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch (starring himself as Hedwig and co-written with composer Stephen Trask) that became a Golden Globe®-nominated film in 2001. He has also earned three Obies and three Drama Desk Award nominations for his work off-Broadway and at Lincoln Center.

He directed the 2010 film Rabbit Hole, starring Nicole Kidman (in an Oscar-nominated performance) and Aaron Eckhart, adapted from David Lindsay-Abaire‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.

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The MA in Media Studies gives students experience in creative media making, critical analysis, and entrepreneurialism. The Media Management MS offers the practical experience you need to succeed in today's media industries. The Documentary Studies Certificate program provides an opportunity to study documentary filmmaking in a small, tightly focused program. The Media Management Certificate Program provides a strong foundation of management principles and leadership skills to find work in the ever-changing global media landscape.

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