May 9th at 8pm in Althouse 106 – Come and check out the films created by this years film production class. As you can see its been a lot of hard work.
Month: April 2012 (Page 1 of 2)
The GIS students at Dickinson College will once again be presenting the results of their course project assignments at our annual GIS Exposition and Poster Symposium Friday, May 4th, 2012, from 1:30pm—4:30pm in the Kaufman Hall Student Lounge area (located between Kaufman 188 and 190, just outside the Center for Sustainability Education [CSE] office and next to DPS).
We love working with students on their projects but we are especially excited when the final products come out so well. Professor Antje Pfannkuchen had her German Media Studies students create podcasts related to some element in German culture. Some are recorded in German and some are in English. A personal favorite of ours tells a fascinating little story about a lesser known fairytale by the Grimms Brothers. Well paced and engaging, we give this podcast two thumbs up!
Professor Amy Wlodarski’s First Year Seminar students created four fantastic videos related to John Cage. Originally made for broadcast between live performances of Cages work by Third Coast Percussion, they are now gaining a wider audience through a new Cage archive. The New York Public Library created a John Cage Archive to celebrate his 100th birthday and one video in particular is getting noticed from the student productions.
It has already been reposted through the Open Culture website and more accolades will hopefully follow. It is always a pleasure to work with faculty who encourage students to reach beyond their comfort level and allow us to support the students so they can find success.
The Dickinson College Media Center has a number of SDHC cameras in a few similar models that can be used for high quality digital video filming. They are all equipped with touch screen interfaces with a variety of settings, and can easily be mounted on tripods or used with our various microphones and headphones.
We have a couple additions to the inventory here at the Media Center. For starters, we have two new fantastic XY Mic Video Camera that are great for shooting videos and getting great audio too. We also have more LUMIX Digital Still Cameras now, we previously only had one but now our supply is up to five! For more details please check out the equipment section of this blog.
In Althouse 106, on Thursday April 12 at 7:00pm, Dr. Bruce Paddington, Lecturer in the Department of Film Studies at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad, is giving a presentation titled “Caribbean Cinema: Issues of Representation, Historical Development and Film Practices.”
Dr. Paddington is the Founder and Festival Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, Director of the New World Film Centre, and the founder of the media production company Banyan Productions. He is an award winning filmmaker, having made over 500 films and television programmes, mainly on Caribbean culture. His 2006 documentary, “The Mennonites of Belize,” received the award as the best cultural and educational programme by the Caribbean Broadcasting Union in 2007.
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Departments of Africana Studies and Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies.