Due to COVID-19, IMATS remains closed for the Spring 2021 semester.  Our service changes are listed here. See the Online & Hybrid Teaching Support section for more information about Zoom, CourseWorks, and Hybrid Classrooms, and email courseworks@barnard.edu if you still have questions.


Josalynn Smith

Media Specialist


IMATS , Library, Sloate Media Center


I oversee IMATS Equipment Room student technicians, manage purchasing for IMATS and the Sloate Media Center, and mentor students in the Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program.

I received my MFA in Film from Columbia University and my BA in English Literature from Washington University. I’m a 2019 San Francisco International Film Festival Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellow, and I’m currently developing a feature as the recipient of the Jesse Thompkins III Screenwriting Award. You can learn more about me at josalynnsmith.com

 Contact me at jjsmith@barnard.edu for equipment recommendations for your next project.