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Jami Ramberan

Jami Ramberan, MFA (She, Her)

Associate Professor

  • Media, Journalism, Film & Communication
  • School of Communications


Jami Ramberan is an Emmy and International Award-winning filmmaker and educator. She is an Associate Professor in the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, Department of Media, Journalism, and Film, where she also serves as the Assistant Chair of the Department. 

Ramberan holds an MFA in Film Production from Howard University and an MA in Media Studies from The New School.

Ramberan has worked professionally as a filmmaker writing, directing and producing narrative, experimental and documentary film, music videos and commercials. Her works have been screened at film festivals across the world and streaming platforms including Amazon Prime. Having a passion for working with young people, she also serves on the advisory board for the Global Institute for Black Girls in Film & Media. 

Education & Expertise


Film Production

Howard University

Media Studies

The New School


Seton Hall University


Film Production

Directing, Writing and Producing






Caribbean diaspora, African American women narratives, multiculturalism, social justice, education, technology, African American music, and environmental studies.



My Asian

"My Asian" is a poetic film, highlighting the horrific miscarriages of justice that Asian-Americans and Asians in America are, and have historically been subjected to: from day-to-day micro-aggressions to actual acts of violence and terror against members of our community.

  • Outstanding Performance Piece/Experimental Film, Micheaux Film Festival,  2022


Set in our nation’s capital, "Vote" is a visual call to arms, highlighting the devastating contradictions that so many in America are experiencing right now, and paying homage to the countless individuals that have sacrificed and are sacrificing so that we may have the right to vote, and have our vote count.

  • Outstanding PSA Single Spot, Emmy Award, 2021
  • Best of Festival Award, Broadcast Education Association 2020


Short Film. In a world of social media obsession, a tech-savvy boyfriend tries to plan the perfect birthday for his girlfriend in spite of her sister's objections.

  • Audience Choice Award, Cannes Short Film Festival
  • Official Selection, Brooklyn SciFi Film Festival
  • Official Selection, Miami International Sci-Fi Film Festival

Silent Brave

Short film. A female veteran isolates herself in a small town, only to be reminded of a horrific incident that occurred within the ranks and the betrayal that follows.

  • Best Short Film, Paris Art and Movie Awards
  • Best Cinematography, Amsterdam Film Festival
  • Official Selection, Pan African Film Festival of Cannes, Indie Capitol Awards, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Baltimore International Black Film Festival