Student Work

Documentaries created at Medill have gone on to win National College Emmys, Hearst Awards, Press Association Awards and premiere at major film festivals like Cannes and Tribeca. 

These student films have also premiered on PBS and in online outlets like The Atlantic, Time, Business Insider, National Geographic, Fusion, Al Jazeera, WBEZ, etc.

Documentary alums work as directors, producers, editors and cinematographers at prestigious outlets like VICE, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, The Atlantic, TIME, CNN Films, The Ford Foundation, PBS Newshour, Kartemquin, HBO Docs, The Washington Post, The Seattle Times, Al Jazeera, The Today Show, etc.




Watch Recent Student Documentaries Featured on The Atlantic: