Philip Alvy

Media Studies

MFA, Emerson College
BS, Columbia College Chicago

Philip (he/him) is an award-winning filmmaker and arts educator. After graduating from Columbia College Chicago, he moved to Los Angeles and worked in the film industry before pivoting to education. In 2017, Philip lived in Kenya and developed a curriculum for an organization providing opportunities for youth to tell their stories through filmmaking. He completed his MFA focused on media education at Emerson College in 2020. Soon after, Philip founded Arts Integrated, a nonprofit aiming to create tools to inspire art-based learning for educators. Philip has served on the industry advisory board for the National Film Festival for Talented Youth and, in 2023, completed the Teacher Institute fellowship at the Museum of Contemporary Art.