News & Events

  • A behind the scenes look at FS39: Advanced Video Making's class project, Good Vibes and Duct Tape, a biopic on the life...

  • The White River Indie Festival 2014 presents
    Through a Lens Darkly & Digital Diaspora Family Reunion

    The film Through a Lens Darkly and the Digital Diaspora Roadshow encourage the revaluation of the family archive as historical records which illuminate,
    inform and expand our understanding and shared values as members of a common culture – the One World, One Family of Humanity.
    The White River Independent Film community and Dartmouth students are encouraged to...

  • An excerpt from an article published by Polygon Magazine about professor Mary Flanagan:

    "Game developers looking to make games that promote social change should consider looking to psychology, because "we can't fix the social incidences without fixing the underlying causes," according to Dartmouth College professor and director of game research laboratory Tiltfactor, Mary Flanagan.

    Speaking at the Games for Change Festival in New York today, Flanagan said that many...

  • 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....