Music industry students in a recording studio


Welcome to Loyola's Department of Film and Music Industry Studies, or FAMIS.  Check out our degrees, courses, and minors, learn more about our distinguished faculty, and find out what our students and alumni have been up to!

student Achievements + Research

The last of the nomads: Student filmmaker documents disappearing Mongolian lifestyle, music


When Loyola University New Orleans senior music industry studies major Dimitri Staszewski began his academic career four years ago, he never imagined he would travel 7,000 miles across the globe on a quest to document the disappearing nomadic traditions of Mongolian sheepherders.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Metallica Bassist Robert Trujillo Forces Script-to-Screen Class to Relocate to Nunemaker Hall

metallica bassist robert trujillo

Robert Trujillo, famous as bassist of multi-platinum, Grammy-winning rock band Metallica, stopped by to promote his new documentary, Jaco. Along with co-producer Johnny Pastorius, Trujillo tells the story of bassist Jaco Pastorius.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Christilisa “Missy” Gilmore ’10 (music industry studies) founds "Travel’s Tune," a boutique music travel agency

Christilisa “Missy” Gilmore ’10 (music industry studies) has just started her own business, Travel’s Tune, a boutique music travel agency specializing in one-of-a-kind New Orleans music vacation experiences.

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