Matthew McConaughey Is Now a Professor at the University of Texas at Austin
Alright, alright, alright. Film students at the University of Texas at Austin are getting a famous actor as their new professor, but we doubt they will be dazed and confused in his class.
McConaughey has served as a visiting instructor at the university since 2015, but has now been named a professor of practice and will be co-teaching the Script to Screen class. The 49-year-old Oscar winner told UT News that he developed the curriculum with his own education in mind:
“It’s the class I wish I would have had when I was in film school. Making movies, turning words on paper into film, is both a science and art—no matter the time or generation. The elements of truth and genuine joy for the process are timeless. That will always be our classroom focus.”
McConaughey graduated from UT Austin with a film degree in 1993. With a resume like his, film students will surely learn exclusive behind-the-scenes insights.