Results of the open process we advocated for, some new information, and the way forward.
Many alumni have been asking for updates on what happened at the URSA town hall, and the upshot is that it was a big success.
“RTVF students, alumni mobilize against departmental funding system” by Stavros Agorakis, via The Daily Northwestern.
This scathing letter by Sarah Hayden, the original organizer of the alumni response, is a devastating and hilarious must-read.
MAGMA 95 is a freewheeling, 5,000+ word manifesto mixing hard facts and direct quotes with formal criticism and modest proposals. It’s not everything we know, but it’s the deepest dive yet.
The Save RTVF campaign is fighting for undergraduate student filmmaking, and some — actually, most — of the people listed on the faculty website are not concerned with undergrad production at all.
New perspectives from the other side of the story.
Spoiler alert: it has never worked.
We launched the campaign website yesterday, and so now, RTVF alumni who weren’t privy to the original organizing discussions in the secret Facebook group have gotten their first taste of Save RTVF’s zesty agitprop flavor.
An Open Letter from Northwestern Alumni to the Radio/Television/Film Department.