News & Events

  • April 27 (Wednesday)
    4:00 – 6:00pm
    Room 245 in the Black Family Visual Arts Center (VAC)

    Friends, visitors, and associates — all are welcome to explore the Tiltfactor Laboratory for our 2016 Spring Open House! Enjoy Thai appetizers and beverages while playing video games developed at Dartmouth’s very own Tiltfactor lab, including the award-winning Smorball, as well as top secret games still in development, and board and card...

  • “In many dystopic versions of the future, it’s the information-access people who control everything" Film & Media Studies Professor Michael Evans said, suggesting that "If we’re guiding the way people are using, acquiring, and accessing information, shouldn’t we be thinking all the time about how to do that as a social good?”  Read more about his thoughts and that of Dan Rockmore, director of the Neukom Institute, on "One Easy Way to Make Wikipedia Better" in this article in...

  • Eli Keszler is a New York based artist, composer and percussionist working at the intersections of performance, installation, notation and composition. His time-based works examines the limits of instruments, drawing, diagram, score writing and musical experience through various technology and techniques. These works are often accompanied by collections of visual works, drawings and scores presented in conjunction with installations and compositions. Keszler's large-scale installations can...

  • “It was the most incredible classroom that I’ve ever been into; it really left a huge mark on me,” Ellie Peterson ’15 said.  Read more about the Film & Media Studies Department's Animation Studio in the Black Family Visual Arts Center in this article published April 14th in The D

  • Professor Mack screens works internationally, receives award, garners press, and leads international workshops and lectures:

    Selected recent screenings:

    Dusty Stacks of Mom screened:

    In Copenhagen as part of CPH DOX

    In Bilbao as part of Pantalla Fantasma

    In Durham as part of ...

  • Marina Rosenfeld is a New York-based artist and composer. She works at the intersection of modern composition, performance and installation, often occupying monumental sites with live and recorded sound and deploying large groups of performers as choirs, orchestras and other hybrid ensembles. She has also performed as a pianist and, especially, as an experimental turntablist since the late '90s, working with an ever-expanding palette of hand-crafted dub plates, alongside collaborators from...

  • Award-winning directors Ricki Stern '87 and Annie Sundberg '90 held a Master Class for Film & Media Studies students the day their new film In My Fathers House screened in the Black Family Visual Arts Center's Loew Auditorium.  During the two hour discussion, moderated by Professor James Brown, the two discussed their film and fielded questions about their work and previous films (including Joan Rivers: A Piece of...

  • "Given the Festival’s long tradition of showcasing political films, it came as no surprise that the refugee crisis would take center stage this year, both on- and off-screen." writes Professor Gerd Germünden's review of the 2016 Berlinale in the recent online publication of Film Criticism

  • This collaboration between Film and Media Studies and Digital Musics will present a series of guest artists and films throughout the spring term

  • Professor Amy Lawrence's animated film My Life in Houses will screen at the Queens World Film Festival in March.  The film explores "an animated life in six houses as a child grows, moves cross-country, marries, and moves again as the marriage ends. Simple floor plans become detailed pencil sketches, cross-sections with color, photo-montages mixed with animated maps and miniatures to fill out the history of a life and marriage."