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Patrick Winters, assistant professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, was recently interviewed by Tish Pearlman for the local radio show "Out of Bounds." The show features 30-minute interviews with "people living, working, and thinking outside the mainstream."

Winters, who has worked in the film business for more than 30 years, describes his most memorable experience -- working on sound design for the shower scene in the remake of Psycho (1998). He has worked on numerous other films including Finding Forrester, My Own Private Idaho, and Good Will Hunting.

To listen to the interview, click here. Air date: Jan. 10, 2013.
 

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Filmmakers Paul Mariano and Kurt Norton will screen their film, These Amazing Shadows, at Ithaca College on March 5 at 6 p.m. in the Park Auditorium. Following the film will be a question and answer session with the filmmakers.

These Amazing Shadows is an 88-minute documentary that tells the history and importance of the Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and the American experience itself.

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LOS ANGELES—Ithaca College alumni are participating in the Academy Awards from all angles this year with a nominee, contest winner, intern and performer all slated to take part.

One woman paying extra close attention to the Documentary Short category will be Susannah Ludwig, a 1993 graduate of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communication, and a producer of the...

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Assistant professors Patrick Winters and Andrew Utterson were invited panelists at a recent Cornell Cinema special event. The two discussed the impact of science and technology on how movies are produced and consumed, following a screening of a new feature-length documentary on the subject, Side by Side.

Utterson teaches screen studies in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies. He recently co-curated a 2012 Blu-ray/DVD release of the 1928 silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer.

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National Geographic photographer Lynn Johnson will give a public lecture on Thursday, February 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.

In addition to assignments for National Geographic, Johnson has also work for LIFE, Sports Illustrated and various foundations. She has traveled all over the world and even photographed notables such Tiger Woods and the entire Supreme Court. However, according to her biography, her favorite assignments “are emotionally demanding stories about ordinary people.”

Her visit campus is part of a unique community partnership that includes pairing student photographers with local organizations. The Park Award for Photo Activism Project is in its first year. Participating students are enrolled in a documentary photography class taught by Professor Janice Levy. As their class assignment, students will provide in-depth visual explorations of the contributions these organizations make to their constituencies and our community. While Johnson is in Ithaca, she will visit the class and offer feedback on student’s work.

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