News & Events

  • Filmmaker Lewis Klahr will introduce and discuss his film Sixty-Six in Screening Room 001 of the Black Family Visual Arts Center on April 3rd at 7PM.  Hailed "one of the 10 best films of 2015," the feature-length animation Sixty Six is "a digital collage that sits at the intersection of mass culture and myth. Klahr masterly combines found images and sounds culled from old comics, ads, magazine layouts, songs and noises to form “an archaeology of the American unconscious.”...

  • The students of FS36 Television Production have been hard a work writing and producing the pilot episode of a new TV Series: The Colonial Club.  The premiere will be held in the Loew Theater of the Black Family Visual Arts Center at 7 PM.  This screening will be preceded by a reception that will begin at 6:30 in the BFVAC atrium.  Immediately following the screening, the class will be available for a Q&A session.  

    The Colonial Club will be broadcast at 8:00 PM on DarTV on channel...

  • "Mack, 33, has produced about 35 handmade films, which have screened at the New York Film Festival, earned coverage in The New York Times and taken her as far afield as Australia and China to perform—she sings and raps live as her films run." Read more about Professor Mack in this...

  • Professor Flanagan's work "Help Me Know The Truth" (funded by The Leslie Center), is being featured in the Monsters of the Machine show at the Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial in Gijón, Spain.  You can view a video of Professor Flanagan explaining her project at the center's...

  • Film Studies 36: Television Production is seeking actors as they begin production of their very own television series episode.  Production will begin on Friday, February 24th, and conclude one week later, in time to air the finished show on Wednesday, March 8th.  The auditions will be held on Friday, February 17th at 3PM, Saturday, February 18th at 1PM, and Monday, February 20th at 5PM in Studio 106 of the Black Family Visual Arts Center.

    "The Colonial Club", a pilot (the first...

  • Ricki Stern '87 spent the afternoon with Film & Media Studies students discussing her past films as well as Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing, which screened that evening in the Loew Theater (Black Family Visual Arts Center).  The film premiered on HBO in November of last year.

  • Blackfin has signed an overall co-production deal with former Investigation Discovery executive Christina Douglas '07 and Momentum Content, her newly launched production banner specializing in crime formats. “Christina has a proven track record as a talented developer and is a true authority in the growing crime genre,” said Geno McDermott, CEO of Blackfin. Read more about the deal in...

  • "Now is the Season", a music video featuring the band BooHooHoo and created by students attending the Film & Media Studies FSP Program in Edinburgh this summer, has premiered.

    The crew consisted  of Kristin Nascimento '17 (Director), Vero Davis '15 (Producer), Lee Houle '17 (Editor), and Katelyn Jones '17, Danica Rodriguez '18, and Joe Fairbanks '17 (Camera)

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  • Legendary film historian and preservasionist David Shepard has passed away at the age of 76.

    Mr. Shepard's career was celebrated here at Dartmouth College's Loew Auditorium (Black Family Visual Arts Center) in November of 2016 at a 3 hour event hosted by Bruce Posner (with Professor Mark Williams) as part of his Cine-Salon series.  The evening included tributes to David from film history &...

  • Tiltfactor Labs, the game design group led by Professor Mary Flanagan, will be featured during Winter Term in the Film & Media Studies Gallery (2nd Floor, Atrium, Black Family Visual Arts Center).  The interactive exhibit describes what Tiltfactors mission is as well as how the games they design come into being.  Several games are on display, to be explored and enjoyed by visitors.  The exhibit is open Monday through Friday, 9 AM through 5 PM.