Matthew Holtmeier served as a Jury Member, deliberating on nine films, at the recent Ithaca International Fantastic Film Festival. Hugues Barbier started the film festival in Strasbourg, France, and has held the festival in Ithaca as well in recent years.
Holtmeier is a postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.
Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has been appointed to the jury for the 2014 International Documentary Association Awards in Los Angeles.
Zimmermann served on the jury for Short Form Series, a new category for web-based, short, interactive documentaries produced by organizations such as the National Film Board of Canada, the New York Times, National Public Radio, Vice News, ESPN, PBS,HBO, Sundance Institute, and other international independent producers advancing multimedia journalism and new forms of documentary that engage new technologies.
The Ithacan has been named a national finalist for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 2015 Crown Award in the competition’s “hybrid” category. The hybrid category is defined as “print publications that provide live coverage via website between print editions” and is the most competitive category in the competition.
The winners, who receive either a Gold or Silver Crown, will be announced at the Spring National College Media Convention in New York City, March 11–14.
The Ithacan was awarded Gold Crowns in 2014, 2013 and 2012, and a Silver Crown in 2011.
Founded in 1925, the CSPA is owned by Columbia University and operated as a program affiliated with its Graduate School of Journalism. The Crown Awards, first presented in 1982, are the organization’s highest recognition of overall excellence. The Crown Award, along with the Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Award, is one of the top two collegiate press awards in the country.
Kristin Schultz and Taylor Flynn, both IMC juniors, have been awarded a Media Fellows Scholarship from Washington Media Scholars.
The Washington Media Scholars Foundation recognizes enthusiastic and qualified students by awarding several scholarships each academic year. This competitive scholarship is awarded to students who are dedicated to pursuing a career related to the public...
The Roy H. Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, exhibitions, and presentations to showcase student work. All events are free.
Thursday, December 11