News & Events

  • Professor Bill Phillips teamed up with Shuyao Zhang GRLS to bring her script Flutter to life.  The story centers on an alien sent to Earth to explore other parts of the universe. When she’s ready to return to her planet, she finds that her transporter needs a replacement part- so she fakes entry into a 3D Printing course, not anticipating that she will feel a uniquely Earthly feeling toward the course’s male Teaching Assistant: affection.  You can read more about this project in...

  • The students of Film Studies 31 Filmmaking 1 will present their work Tuesday night at 7PM in the Loew Theater

  • As part of the Film & Media Studies FSP Program in Edinburgh, Scotland, the students shot a live song under the supervision of their teachers Beth Allen and Blair Young of Forest of Black for the FMS36: Music Video Production course.

    The musician they are working with in the shoot is The Pictish Trail, aka musician, festival organizer, and recording artist Johnny Lynch.


  • "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...


    "Speed Goggles" is a series of short films about runners- a new one released via the New York Times each week for the upcoming 5 weeks.

  • Mark Williams has announced that the Media Ecology Project was awarded the News Challenge Prototype grant by the Knight Foundation.  Read more about the grant details (shared with the Visual Learning Group at Dartmouth) at the MEP...

  • Professor Mark Williams' essay “Networking Moving Image History: Archives, Scholars, and the Media Ecology Project” has been published in The Arclight Guidebook to Media History and The Digital Humanities (available for download here).  

  • At the Arts Awards at Dartmouth Ceremony (held May 31st at The Moore Theater), the Department of Film & Media Studies bestowed awards on the following students: Marquis Austin '16, Andrew Kingsley '16, and Lauren Peterson '16 shared the Maurice H. Rapf '35 Award for outstanding achievement in Film and Media Studies; Elizabeth (Lizzy) Rogers '16 was awarded the James Joseph Kaplan Filmmaker of the Year Award; and the winners of the Alexander Laing Memorial Writing Award for the Best...

  • The students participating in Film & Media Studies' Edinburgh FSP are ready to begin an exciting summer term!

  • Throughout the summer term, the BVAC Digital Lab will be offering introductory software workshops in Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, and many more.  Register at [email protected]