First Death in Nova Scotia a short film by John D. Scott based on a poem by Elizabeth Bishop premiered at The Atlantic Film Festival in September and will play three more festivals in October including The Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin where First Death was one of only thirty projects chosen to play in competition chosen from 870 entries from 63 countries. It will also play the Visible Verse Festival in Vancouver and the Co-Kisser Poetry Film Festival in Minneapolis.
Scott is an associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.
Kati Lustyik has published a book on Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism with co-editors Anikó Imre (U. of Southern California) and Timothy Havens (U. of Iowa). Lustyik is an assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, and teaches in the Television-Radio program.
The book, published by Routledge, responds to the recent surge of interest in popular television in Eastern Europe.
Stephen Tropiano, associate professor of screen studies in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, and director of the Los Angeles Program, was a guest columnist for the website FlowTV.org, an online critical forum on television and media culture.
Stephen's latest column is the recent financial dispute between Viacom and DirecTV can be accessed at here.
Raymond Gozzi, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, was recently featured on Figure/Ground as part of its scholarly interview series.
According to its website, Figure/Ground is a student-led, interdisciplinary research website that focuses on media and communication studies, continental philosophy, and education.
To read Gozzi’s interview, click here.
Four student documentaries will air on WCNY, the Syracuse PBS affiliate, on Sunday, May 13 at 10:30 p.m. The films were produced as assignments for Spring and Fall 2011 courses taught by Associate Professor John Scott.
The featured films include:
On the Fence
Produced by Robin Elliott, Erik Johanson, Brad Kolodner, Anna Rosenblatt
Course: Nonfiction Production, Spring 2011
Approximate airtime: 10:31 p.m.