Film & Media Studies

Professor Flanagan named one of 30 inaugural fellows

Professor Mary Flanagan has been named one of 30 inaugural fellows of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance.  The HEVGA fellows program recognizes senior scholars in the games field who have made significant contributions in design, theory, or research.  Read more about Professor Flanagan and this honor in Dartmouth News 

Christina Douglas '07 Inks Co-Production Deal

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 RealScreen and Deadline Hollywood.

Dartmouth Alums explore aftermath of Boston Marathon Bombing in new film

Emmy Award-nominated duo Ricki Stern ’87 and Annie Sundberg ’90 explore the deeply personal stories of three families of bombing survivors in Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing, which will premiere November 21st on HBO.  Read more about the filmmakers, the film, and their Dartmouth alum crew, in Kristin Maffei's Dartmouth Alumni article.  View the trailer below

Tiltfactor to hold Open House

Dartmouth's game design and research lab invites the community to visit their space and play games created at Tiltfactor: web games, card games- even room escape games!  Tiltfactor will also debut their two new crowdsourcing projects: Crowded Dungeon and r-kive.  

The event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 PM on Wednesday, November 9th in Room 246, Black Family Visual Arts Center.

Email or call with any questions about the event: contact@tiltfactor.org / 603-646-1007

Professor Phillips recalls adapting "Christine" for the big screen

Christine is a film that’s on the border between horror and—something. Maybe pathos,” Phillips says.  Read the article in The D by Hannah Silverstein, MALS ’09, to find out more about the story behind creating the classic horror film

Professor Young's new book "Daredevil and the Ends of Heroism" is released

"A childhood fan of Miller’s Daredevil, Young takes readers on a personal journey as he seeks to reconcile his love for the comic with his distaste for the fascistic overtones of Miller’s controversial later work.  What he finds will resonate not only with Daredevil fans, but with anyone who has contemplated what it means to be a hero in a heartless world."  Read more at this Rutgers University Press page.

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