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  • An excerpt from an opinion piece published by the San Francisco Chronicle written by professor Mary Flanagan:

    "There’s a problem in video game land, writes Professor Mary Flanagan in an opinion piece in The San Francisco Chronicle. Although, as she notes, 97 percent of American youths play video games at least two hours a week, the gender gap among those creating the games is a big one.

    “In 2013, women represented 13 percent of the industry, including business and...

  • Join Tiltfactor, Dartmouth's game design and research laboratory, in the Science of Play!  We'll share some of our recent research results and have time for fun to boot. Stop by and play some new games, including the launch of Tiltfactor's Metadata games "Gone Mobile"! Learn about the game design class and see design in action.
    If you're curious about how we study games, why not participate in a study? They are low commitment, fun, and you can...

  • QUEST, an animated short created by Walker Fisher.

  • "Property Rights" by Samantha Lindsay, an exercise created for FS35  in the Fall of 2013.

  • Motion picture archives, creativity, and the potential of open access:
    A discussion with Rick Prelinger

    Lunch provided-registration required as space is limited
    Rick Prelinger, founder of the Prelinger Archives, will share examples of the creative potential enabled by moving image archives that are freely available for use and reuse.  He'll address the perceived  constraints on this creative potential, which...

  • Technicolor, by Gloria Li, created as an exercise for FS35 in the Fall of 2013.

  • Launched by the Department of Film and Media Studies and the Office of Off-Campus Programs, 16 students will participate in the inaugural L.A. Film and Media Studies Foreign Study Program (FSP) during winter term 2014.

    “Los Angeles is an ideal location for a Film and Media Studies FSP as it offers a wealth of opportunities for our students. It is a global and cosmopolitan nexus point of the media world, and has been the center of U.S. media production for over a century,” says L.A....

  • Jodie Mack is a whirlwind. She blew into a Hanover restaurant for an interview about her research and recent exhibit at the Hopkins Center, “No Kill Shelter,” with a burst of energy. Mack is an assistant professor of film and media studies, teaching animation theory and history. The show was part of her research, which asks the question: Is it possible to make a figurative or subjective abstract film?

    “I’ve spent 10 years on these specific inquiries,” she says. “This exhibit was...

  • check is a fixed-media piece for xerographed film completed in July 2013 at Dartmouth College. Inspired by abstract film-phonography experiments, it explores the sonic potential of juxtaposing two geometric...

  • Featuring short films Stickup Artist, Hey Tolu, This Little Piggy, Segregated Souls and My New Sister and a music video of "Titanium" (Cover)
    Stories Growing Films is a Student-Run Film Production Club at Dartmouth College.

    Sunday, May 26th, 7pm
    Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center