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.
ITHACA, NY — “Kings Point,” an Academy Award nominee in the category of Documentary Short Subject, was coproduced by Susannah Ludwig, a 1993 graduate of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications.
The film tells the stories of five seniors living in a typical American retirement resort — men...
Tom Nicholson, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies, served as editorial consultant on the upcoming Silicon Valley, part of the American Experience series on PBS. The show is scheduled to air on Tuesday, February 5 at 9 p.m. on WNCY.
Silicon Valley features Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip and how it re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.
Nicholson has worked on previous PBS broadcasts, including another American Experience film, Goldrush, and an episode of Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-part series for Nova, which was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy.
A Documentary Screening and Information Session about Summer Study Abroad Program in South Korea will be held on Thursday, November 29 at 7 p.m. in the Park Auditorium.
Documentaries produced through a Cross-Cultural Documentary Research & Production class in summer 2012 will be screened. Cross-Cultural Documentary Research & Production class was taught at Hanyang University International Summer School in 2012 with other Media related courses. Five different short documentaries by Park students will be screened and the screening will follow a Q&A session with filmmakers. Also, there will be a presentation about this summer study abroad program. For more information, contact Professor Changhee Chun.
The following documentaries will be screened:
Three student documentaries will air on WCNY, the Syracuse PBS affiliate, on Sunday, November 18 at 10:00 p.m. The films were produced during the Spring 2012 semester as assignments for Senior Media Thesis, a capstone course taught by professors Steve Gordon and John Scott.
Featured Films include:
By Jesse Cases, Harlan Green-Taub, and Emily Potts
Expressions of Hope
By Kelsey Greene
Overlooked: Autumn’s Job Search
By Kelsy Franklin, James Heasley, Kylene Planer