News & Events

  • 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."

  • The eighteen students of FS36 Television Production, collaborating with Dartmouth improv group Casual Thursday, produced an hour-long show broadcast on DarTV and presented before a live studio audience in the Black Family Visual Arts Center Studio 108 on March 3rd.  The show was re-broadcast on DarTV March 10th.  "Written, directed, cast, edited, filmed, and performed by students" (see the Dartmouth Now...

  • The Faculty of Arts and Sciences recognized nine members of the faculty for their outstanding work as scholars, teachers, and mentors in 2015.  Professor Mack was presented with the John M. Manley Huntington Award for Newly Tenured Faculty.  

    “These colleagues exemplify what we mean when we say Dartmouth faculty are outstanding scholars who love to teach,” says Dean of the Faculty Michael Mastanduno.

    On the subject of teaching, Professor Mack said that her “main goal as an...

  • After taking an editing class his sophomore year, he became a film and media studies major instead.  Bell works in a variety of media, from collage and sculpture to animation and film.  “I try to collage all my different skills into my own sort of aesthetic,” he said.  Read more in this article in The D

  • Library staffers at Harvard see the potential for using gaming and crowdsourcing to widen access to old, handwritten documents and other challenging materials. “There’s a great future to engaging the public with games that support cultural heritage,” said Professor Mary Flanagan. Read more in the Harvard Gazette

  • Limiting herself as much as possible to technology available in the silent film era, Furlong strived to make "a film that would appear to fit seamlessly into the canon of Gothic Expressionist films from the days of early cinema."  The film will be shown in the BFVAC Loew Theatre at  7PM January 6th, with free admission.

    In her Directors Statement, Zoë writes:

    "As I dove deeper into the project, I realized that I was not only making a film adaptation of a Gothic novel, but I was...

  • In the December 21 New York Times blog Motherlode, KJ Dell'Antonia interviews Professor Mary Flanagan about games and whether or not you should trust those on-the-box accolades...  Read the full blog here