Justin Malone

MA Student

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Justin Malone


Dark humor.
Working class Southern characters.
Grotesque imagery.
Generational cycles of
violence and trauma.
Class-based politics.
Paranoid protagonists.
Concealment of criminal
Disjointed editing techniques.
Expressionistic lighting


University of Memphis — B.A. in Communications, August 2015 - December 2018
Graduated magna cum laude in 3.5 years with an emphasis in Film and
Video Production.
University of Memphis — M.A. in Communications, January 2019 - Present
Scheduled to graduate in May of 2020 with an emphasis in Film and Video


Graduate Assistant — University of Memphis
January 2019 - Present
Served in various capacities as an equipment room specialist and a
teacher's assistant. Have assisted in teaching Cinematography, Motion
Picture Production II, Corporate Film and Video Production, and Intro to

Honors and Awards

Undergraduate Outstanding Creative Achievement Award from the University of Memphis, Department of Communication and Film, in recognition of SMOKE.
Runner Up, Best Student Film from the Southern Oasis Film Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, in recognition of Yard Work.
Nominee, Best Student Film from the Franklin International Independent Film Festival in Franklin, Tennessee, in recognition of
Signing Day.
Nominee, Best Student Film from the FestivalSouth Film Expo in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in recognition of Signing Day
Nominee, Best Dark Comedy from the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, in recognition of Yard Work.