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October on Filmatique: Teenage Wasteland

During the month of October, Filmatique will host a collection of films that explore disparate experiences of youth yet unitied by common feelings—boredom, confusion, loss and alienation— a contemporary Teenage Wasteland. To watch current releases click here.  Membership required. FLMTQ membership is $4.95/month.  First month free.

Watch Doc Studies Alumna Maartje Wegdam’s film this Sunday at the Justice Film Festival

Doc​ ​Studies​ ​graduate​ ​​Maartje​ ​Wegdam​​ ​(class​ ​of​ ​2010)​ ​arrives​ ​from​ ​Amsterdam​ ​this​ ​week​ ​for​ ​the international​ ​premiere​ ​of​ ​her​ ​feature​ ​documentary​ ​​”No​ ​Place​ ​for​ ​a​ ​Rebel“​,​ ​co-directed​ ​with​​ ​Ariadne Asimakopoulos​.​ ​​ ​The​ ​award-winning​ ​film​ ​chronicles​ ​the​ ​re-entry​ ​into​ ​civil​ ​society​ ​of​ ​a​ ​young Ugandan,​ ​Opono​

Filmmaker’s Social Event

Looking to get the pulse of the NYC Film community? Join Lightbulb Grip & Electric on October 4th at 8PM for their filmmakers’ social, Old Friends, New Faces! Located in northern Brooklyn, Lightbulb Grip & Electric Co. hosts a monthly get together for filmmakers to rub elbows, swap

Women Transforming Media: Free Tickets for Students

Join us for an incredible discussion and reception with a few of the biggest and brightest names in the media industry, hosted by the APC and the Media Management Graduate Program at The New School. Linda Saint Marc, professor at The New School‘s Media Management Graduate Program, will moderate a

STUDENT DISCOUNT: NY Shorts Film Festival

You are invited to attend the premiere film festival in New York dedicated to short form cinema the 6th New York Shorts International Film Festival May 30 – June 1 at the Sunshine Cinema! For the complete NY Shorts program and schedule visit www.NYshortsFest.com The festival is offering New School students a

Creative Tech Week: The Conference

Creative Tech Week: The Conference Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00AM Doors; 10:00AM Start; 6:30PM End Sunday, May 21, 2017 10:00AM Doors; 11:00AM Start; 5:30PM End Two Roboticists from Google X. The Head of VR and Game Design at IBM Research. The Creative Director of Virtual

Reducetarian Summit: Free Tickets for New School Students

Limited number of Reducetarian Summit tickets available to New School students for FREE! On May 20th and 21st at New York University, the Reducetarian Foundation is hosting the Reducetarian Summit, a conference that will explore how to reduce societal meat consumption with the aim of

Making Queer Documentary

Making Queer Documentary May 19 – 21 https://uniondocs.org/event/2017-05-19-making-queer-documentary/ Filmmakers, film producers and distributors: develop your film with Making Queer Documentary at UnionDocs May 19-21. Led by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Cheryl Furjanic, this intensive three-day workshop will explore all aspects of creating documentary for social impact with

World Press Freedom Day held at UN Headquarters

The World Press Freedom Day event being held at the United Nations Headquarters– jointly organized by The Department of Public Information (DPI) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This year’s celebration, entitled, “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing

GreenspaceNYC will host Civic Art Lab

For a third year, GreenspaceNYC will host Civic Art Lab. This year’s lab will feature sustainability, art and design-themed workshops and talks, and a pop-up group art exhibition. All programming is free, open to the public, and generously sponsored by Material for the Arts and

Event: Tony Schwartz – Recording New York (Tues. Apr. 25)

Recording New York: Sound, Place, and Civic Identity Tuesday, April 25, 5:00–6:30 pm Museum of the City of New York Join scholar Ben Serby as he explores the themes of place, memory, and civic commitment in the work of the self-taught, Manhattan-based folklorist Tony Schwartz (1923-2008). Listen to Schwartz’s vibrant

NYC Book Launch of ‘Digital Countercultures’ Fri. Apr. 21

Join Jessa Lingel, Assistant Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Pennsylvania), for the launch of her new book, Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community. The Brown Institute (Columbia University) Friday, April 21 The book launch will also include a live drag performance,

Summer Workshop Opportunities with MONO NO AWARE

MONO NO AWARE, is a Brooklyn based cinema-arts non-profit organization established in 2007, that runs a strong educational initiative in traditional film making and the photo-chemical arts. The organization hosts monthly screenings, workshops, imports and distributes film stock, rents camera equipment, and presents special events

Holes in the Wall Collective Seeks Student For Live Stream (4/13)

Holes in the Wall Collective is looking for a student interested in media justice, privacy, new media/technology, archiving in the digital age and journalist rights to live stream their upcoming event KNOW YOUR MEDIA. Interested parties should contact Dhira Rauch at dhira@holesinthewallcollective.org or by phone at (415) 652-2258. See below

KNOW YOUR MEDIA Event: Thurs., April 13th

Holes in the Wall Collective presents whatNOWwhat: KNOW YOUR MEDIA   Thursday, April 13th • 7p A pop-up benefit to support organizations doing work for media justice, privacy,  new media/technology, archiving in the digital age and journalist rights! Benefiting Center for Media Justice, Interference Archive, Electronic Frontier Foundation, WITNESS

Honoring Excellence in Journalism

Honoring Excellence in Journalism On Thursday, April 6th, join us for The George Polk Awards at the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, LIU Brooklyn. Hear top investigative journalists discuss the current media environment. The 2016 presidential election made way for the comeback of investigative reporting in a lightening-fast media landscape.

WOMEN + MEDIA CAREER SUMMIT

WOMEN + MEDIA CAREER SUMMIT Friday, April 21, 2017 9:00am 5:00pm The New York Stock Exchange 11 Wall Street New York, NY, 10005 United States Join CFC for the Center’s inaugural Women + Media Career Summit, a full-day forum highlighting opportunities in areas of the business

KATRA Film Series on the Bowery

NYC’s Premier International Film Fest Returns in 1 week! Next Saturday, April 8th at the world famous KATRA on the Bowery! With 6 World Premieres, 1 NYC Premiere, including Emmy-Award Winning Producers, Cannes Alums, and FREE BEER! Tickets are selling out fast. TNS students can apply

Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival (BHFF)

Please join the Bosnian-Herzegovinian Film Festival (BHFF) for the 14th annual event, April 12-15, in NYC! In addition to a slate of outstanding films, they have special panels and filmmaker Q&A’s every night. Come out, meet the filmmakers, and add your voice to the conversation! BHFF is