JOE LINDQUIST on editing BOMBAY BEACH (Alma Har’el, 2012) The indie feature Bombay Beach has gathered a significant following since winning the Tribeca Film Festival’s best documentary award in 2011. Part verite, part dance film, it treats its protagonists – residents of a California ghost
Museum of the Moving Image offers full-time, paid summer internships. Under the supervision of department heads, interns have the opportunity to learn about the full range of Museum operations. Undergraduates entering their senior year in fall 2013, college graduates, and graduate students are eligible to
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Join the NSPE community as we serve the greater New York City community the weekend of MARCH 1ST THROUGH MARCH 3RD. Check it out here! Students, faculty, staff and alumni will come together to assist a variety of notable nonprofit organizations from all over the city.
Student worker needed to wireframe and build out a WordPress site in support of a new distributed education effort in the School of Media Studies The job will require: • Intermediate UI and UX design skills • Intermediate knowledge of HTML and CSS • Experience
Registration is now open for the Bastard Film Encounter, which will be held in Raleigh, NC, April 25-27. Inspired by the Orphan Film Symposium, the Bastard Film Encounter is a screening intensive weekend of films that are “irregular, inferior, spurious, or unusual.” Screenings will be
MM Serra presents an avant-garde film program that examines gender and sexuality within the poetics of cinema. Sourcing films made between 1963 and 2012 from the Film-Makers’ Cooperative collection, Serra’s selection specifically discusses male / female representation in underground experimental alternative media. WEDS, FEBRUARY 20
Kickstarter: Best Practices to Make Your Project a Success The New School wants to help you get your next project off the ground and funded. Kickstarter has been a powerful vehicle that has launched many student, faculty and alumni’s projects. Open to all students, this
For all students interested in DIY media, social media for social change, and activist/hacktivis work. It is free and on a Friday night, so a good time for those who may wish to attend. Deidre Boyle, a New School faculty member for Media Studies and
Are you interested in social innovation? RSVP for two upcoming events hosted by New Challenge, The New School’s student social innovation competition. Hear New Challenge finalists pitch their ideas on March 8th, and then celebrate the winners with a panel of thought leaders who are
In this talk, the topic of discussion will be what some have called the “feminization of the Internet” as not simply a mapping of gender onto an already established technological framework, but rather as indicative of a shifted social arrangement of gender norms and
There will be a movie screening of the “First Grader” and discussion “The First Grader,” takes place largely in a primary school in Kenya. All members of the New School community are welcome. The movie runs 103 minutes, which leaves us about 45 minutes
Fulbright-mtvU Awards (deadline March 1, 2013) Up to four Fulbright-mtvU awards will be available. Projects should center around research on an aspect of international musical culture, and should focus on contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression or change. Applications will be
Dear Media Studies community, The upcoming BETA meeting is February 22, 2013. If you have any work you would like to discuss, now is the time to promote it! BETA is an opportunity for students to discuss progress and receive feedback on their installations, web-based,
Christiane Paul will be delivering 3 talks this month: On February 16, she will be giving the Keynote for the Film & Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies Program, presented by the Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida – “Expanding Cinema: The Moving Image in Digital
Shannon Mattern is now officially the new editor of The New Everyday, an online publication for multimedia works exploring media and everyday life. Faculty and students are encouraged to submit proposals, after reviewing the vision for the journal and call for proposals, recently revamped by Shannon.
The Public Private, an exhibition curated by Christiane Paul, is running now through April 17th. The Public Private will be the first New York exhibition of contemporary art to explore the impact of social media and new technologies on the relationship between the public and
Media Studies Alum Vanessa Bergonzoli (MA 2011) will be in attendance at The Academy Awards this year for her work co-producing Cynthia Wade’s Mondays at Racine, which was nominated for Best Documentary Short. Vanessa will be a guest of the Doc Studies Program later this Spring, post-Oscars.
The Social Innovation Initiative is looking to hire experienced student photographers and videographers to capture photos for two events that will take place in March. The salary is $200. If interested please email portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Photographer This individual will capture headshots of
Experienced DP for M.A. Media Studies and Film Student Requirements/Qualifications -One Day Shoot, Sunday February 24th -Must be available for the whole day. -Must have own equipment (camera, tripod, lenses, means of saving files and transferring to a Mac). -Must have experience and a show-reel.
UNICEF NYHQ Duty Station 2-3 days a week 3-6 months Unpaid Immediate start Ideal for someone who likes strategic thinking, hates the way education is done now, and thinks that taking awesome projects to scale is the best thing ever. Liaise with high-level stakeholders to
On Wednesday, February 13th, the Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference is hosting a Beginning of the Semester Mixer for the extended conference community. Join your Media Studies friends for drinks and music and get in touch with past, present and future conference organizers and
As a part of the upcoming Columbia MESAAS graduate student conference “Paradigmatic Conflict and Crisis” (Feb. 28 and March 1), there will be a roundtable focusing on methods for scholars who specialize in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa and who use approaches often associated with
The [ETHICAL] POP-UP SWEATSHOP invites visitors to browse by style, price and ethical consideration. Come see how things are made while you buy them! We know that we all care about locally sourced goods, made from up-cycled materials, produced in the USA at a fair
Southern Exposure: Documenting the Struggle for Environmental Protection in Alabama A Multimedia Summer Fellowship Sponsored by the Southern Environmental Law Center June 10 – July 26, 2013 Deadline to apply: March 11, 2013 Now in its second year, Southern Exposure provides a positive and challenging
We welcome you to submit work to the Northside Film Festival… Here are the details for the competition: There are two competitions: one for features, and one for shorts The winning feature will receive $500 The winning short will receive $250 Both winners will receive
Today marks the launch of a new digital media challenge that seeks to start a national conversation on ideas and solutions to improve American democracy, with cash prizes for the most fresh and creative submissions.Looking@Democracy is a national competition offering a total of $100,000 in
The Babushkas of Chernobyl (www.thebabushkasofchernobyl.com) is an independent feature documentary in post-production. We are looking for an Ukrainian speaking Production Assistant Intern, to help out with various post-production tasks including logging, occasional translations, assistance in editing etc. Ukrainian as a mother language is preferred, knowledge of
We proudly present the program of Summeracademy Ramallah 2013. Visual Art Workshop Daily life in Ramallah – 24/7 Ramallah Aug 13 – Sep 3, 2013 Tobias Hammerle, Media Artist Nabila Irshaid, Visual Artist Visit our freshly issued website and please circulate! www.summeracademyramallah.org
Feature-length Independent Film entitled “The Teacher” (www.theteacherfilm.com) is looking for a highly motivated, well-organized, and reliable intern who knows how to work independently. Punctuality, attention to detail, good communication and social media savvy skills are essential as you will be managing our facebook, twitter and