Profiles

Sierra McKeiver
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Sierra McKeiver is a Class of 2024 media and cinema studies major. What media-related extracurriculars are you a part of? I just restarted Focus Pull on campus. It is a minority film board for students who want to create their own content and… Read More
Kamryn Grey
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Kamryn Grey is a Class of 2024 media and cinema studies major. What's the most important thing you have learned since being a media and cinema studies (MACS) student? I learned this a little bit last year—making connections, being nice to people,… Read More
Carrie Wilson-Brown
Media & Cinema Studies Faculty
Get to know some of our College of Media faculty. Carrie Wilson-Brown is a lecturer of media and cinema studies and of advertising. What’s it like to teach two Media majors? The Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising has incredibly creative faculty and creative classes, and we tend to dive… Read More
Gavin
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Gavin Schroeder is a Class of 2024 media and cinema studies major. What interested you in pursuing filmmaking at the College of Media? I’m from Peoria, Illinois. I didn’t know what my future would be like. Community college was a safe and… Read More
Adam
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Adam Bramowicz is a Class of 2024 media and cinema studies major. What made the College of Media stand out to you? I’ve lived in Champaign all my life, and as a result, grew up around the campus. Once I figured out what to do with my career, I felt… Read More
Francesca Dumitrescu
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Francesca Dumitrescu is a Class of 2025 media and cinema studies major. What made you want to major in media and cinema studies? What's your favorite thing about the major? Coming from a STEM high school, I realized STEM was not particularly my… Read More
Josh Heuman
Media & Cinema Studies Faculty
Get to know some of our College of Media faculty. Josh Heuman is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Media & Cinema Studies and the Department of Journalism. He received the 2022 College of Media Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by a Specialized Faculty Member. … Read More
Steven Pratten
Media & Cinema Studies Alumni
Get to know some of our College of Media alumni. Steven Pratten (BS ’15, media and cinema studies) is a senior digital media manager at the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Pratten also participated in a Media Career Night alumni panel on "Digital… Read More
Andrew Stover
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Andrew Stover is a Class of 2023 media and cinema studies major. What made you want to major in media and cinema studies?   Since 2016 I have been very interested in the criticism of film and of the media. This has led me down a path of writing… Read More
Zeke Allis
Media & Cinema Studies Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Zeke Allis is a Class of 2023 media and cinema studies major.  Where do you hope your career goes after graduating from UIUC? The end goal is to get into film production. I have been interested in films as a child and have also been interested in… Read More