Welcome to the Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture
The Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture explores the role film and media play in shaping popular culture, human values and global communities. It does so by building partnerships between ASU students and faculty, the larger Phoenix metro-community, and the entertainment industry. The Center sponsors community film screenings, lectures, and special events; supports students via scholarships and internships; pursues research grants and entrepreneurial industry partnerships; and hosts faculty fellows.
The Phoenix Art Museum Presents: Angels & Insects
With filmmakers Phillip and Belinda Haas
February 18, 2013 at 7 pm
For more information please visit Phoenix Art Museum
Dishing On Oscar: Award Tales with Tastes
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 6 pm at Crepe Bar
Join us for a fundraising evening as Hollywood industry insider and special guest, Gene Schwam discusses entertaining personal anecdotes, reflections on the Oscars and how they have changed, while we enjoy savory dishes from award winning local chef, Jeff Kraus.
The evening will include a multi-course tasting menu featuring local ingredients and wine, cocktail and non-alcoholic pairing with each course. Cost is $95 per person with all money raised benefiting the ASU Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture. Seating is limited.
To purchase tickets please visit Dishing On Oscar
Gene Schwam is co-founder and president of Hanson & Schwam, one of the entertainment industry’s leading public relations, marketing and branding agencies. Hanson & Schwam’s diversified client list has included many of Hollywood’s legendary talents. Blake Edwards, Julie Andrews, Joan Crawford, Martin Landau, Gene Hackman, Peter Falk, James Garner, Telly Savalas, Johnny Carson, Count Basie, Nancy Wilson, Peggy Lee, Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Quincy Jones, Lenny Bruce, Rowan & Martin, and Barbara Eden together with her long-running NBC franchise hit, I Dream of Jeannie, to name a few.
The Crepe Bar, owner and chef Jeff Kraus’ culinary creation, evolved from Truckin’ Good Food—named by the Huffington Post as one of the top ten most influential food trucks. Since opening Crepe Bar in July of 2012, it has been named one of the 9 Best New Restaurants of 2012 in Greater Phoenix as well as Best of Phoenix, Crepes by The New Times. Phoenix Magazine awarded Crepe Bar with Best Crepes, 2012 and most recently featured it in the 2013 January food guide for Nouveau Coffee.