The Media and the Moving Image Initiative
aims to coordinate and enhance the University of Houston’s rich creative and critical programs in visual, literary, and media arts.
With resources ranging from production and research at the Jack Valenti School of Communications; a graduate certificate in Cinema Studies from World and Classical Languages; Art, Music, Theatre and Dance in the College of the Arts; digital media in the College of Technology; the Program in Creative Writing; and numerous faculty throughout the humanities and social sciences, UH helps train new generations of the creative class whose vision and skills will shape local and global culture.
In the news
Due to the current national need to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s MMI Student Prize Competition is canceled.
Anything completed in AY2019-2020 will be eligible for next year's (AY 2020-2021) competition.
Please check again in Fall 2020 for further news about the coming year’s competition.
While we shelter at home, here are MMI Chair Karen Fang's Top 4 Streaming Hong Kong Cinema PicksPast News
More than two dozen faculty from a variety of UH colleges and programs work and teach in fields related to media and the moving image. Our faculty include filmmakers and photographers, animators and performers, screenwriters and journalists, and film critics, scholars, and journalists.Directory