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  • 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....

  • Jodie Mack is a whirlwind. She blew into a Hanover restaurant for an interview about her research and recent exhibit at the Hopkins Center, “No Kill Shelter,” with a burst of energy. Mack is an assistant professor of film and media studies, teaching animation theory and history. The show was part of her research, which asks the question: Is it possible to make a figurative or subjective abstract film?

    “I’ve spent 10 years on these specific inquiries,” she says. “This exhibit was...

  • check is a fixed-media piece for xerographed film completed in July 2013 at Dartmouth College. Inspired by abstract film-phonography experiments, it explores the sonic potential of juxtaposing two geometric...

  • Featuring short films Stickup Artist, Hey Tolu, This Little Piggy, Segregated Souls and My New Sister and a music video of "Titanium" (Cover)
    Stories Growing Films is a Student-Run Film Production Club at Dartmouth College.

    Sunday, May 26th, 7pm
    Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center

  • Check out: Understory*

    An animated short sure to stimulate the senses and intrigue the mind.
    Stop by at any point to view the short movie, which will be running on repeat every 10 minutes!
    Synopsis: Secrets of life explained through the persistence of vision. 

    Put together by Max Hammer for the Dartmouth Senior Fellowship Program and funded by the Kaminsky Family Fund.
    *formally titled The Dude Abides

    Saturday, May 18th
    On the North Side of Blunt...

  • The Archival Film Festival will be Saturday, May 18 at 2-5pm in the Loew Auditorium.  The festival will feature materials from The Library of Congress, The UCLA Film and Television Archive, The Orphans Film Symposium, The University of South Carolina MIRC Archive, the WGBH Archive, Critical Commons, and our own Dartmouth Film Archive.
    Among the films to be screened will be Dartmouth Days (Rapf, 1934), directed by alum godfather of film studies at Dartmouth Maurice Rapf, and Losey on...

  • Scholars, archivists, media technology developers, and other key players who see preserving and understanding media records of our cultural history as an urgent mission will convene at Dartmouth for a Media Ecology Project Symposium Friday and Saturday, May 17-18.

    Read more about it...

  • This Friday, Dartmouth is proud to welcome alumni in the gaming industry back to Hanover!

    Dartmouth has a special relationship to game design. Familiar with the games Twister or Cranium? Some of the most respected games and toys of the 20th and 21st century have been created by Dartmouth graduates. What's more, there are alumni in leadership roles among scores of prominent toy and digital game companies (Hasbro, Sony, Popcap, Zynga), as well as the entrepreneurial alums who are...

  • Held in the Hopkins Center Garage and the Black Family Visual Arts Center, this years DAX show will feature exhibits, screenings, and labs (including an exciting "Make-A-Thon"). 

    Check out the schedule here!