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.
Two German soldiers crept through the forest, leaves crunching beneath their boots. They held fast to their rifles, cutting through bursts of freezing wind and shields of snowflakes. The winter numbness seeped through their uniforms, chilling to the bone.
"We are Us," this semester's Photo Workshop exhibition sponsored by the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts, features work from sixteen students.
This four-day exhibition will begin with an opening night reception on Thursday, May 3 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The gallery will also be open to the public Friday, May 4-Sunday, May 6 from noon-5:00 p.m. The exhibition space is located downtown at Center Ithaca, The Commons, upstairs in Suite #202.
The Park School of Communications will host a variety of end-of-the-semester screenings, presentations, and exhibitions to showcase student work. All events are free an open to the public and take place in Park Hall Auditorium unless otherwise stated.
Photo Workshop Exhibition
Thursday, May 3-May 6
For more info, click here.
Friday, May 4, 6:00 p.m.- midnight
Death by doorknob? The Golden Doorknob Awards are a tradition at the Roy H. Park School of Communications, dating back to the 1970s. Back in those days the films were silent, black and white, and all film students had the same assignment: make a short film that presents the most imaginative way to kill someone with a doorknob. The contest was revived in 2009.
The 2012 Golden Doorknob Awards and Screening will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, April 27 in the Park Hall Auditorium at Ithaca College. Winning filmmakers will split $5,000 in prizes, and receive the coveted Golden Doorknob Award. More than 100 students participated in this year’s contest.