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.
Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-part series for Nova aired by PBS, has been nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy. Tom Nicholson worked on episode two of the four-part series.
Nicholson, an associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, Sciences and Studies, shot video and time-lapse photography for the episode “The Illusion of Time.” The series was nominated in the “Outstanding Science and Technology Programming” category.
Nicholson also appears in the episode as a gas station attendant with host Brian Greene in a scene explaining Einstein’s special theory of relativity. You can watch the episode here.
Winners of the News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on Monday, October 1.
ITHACA, NY — “Stroke of Genius,” a 51-minute documentary about an advertising writer’s inspiring recovery from a massive stroke, will be screened at Ithaca College on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Accompanying the screening will be singer/songwriter Marc Black, who will perform songs based on the poems written by the survivor, Dan Mountain, detailing his recovery. Free and open to...
ITHACA, NY — The feature-length documentary “Chely Wright: Wish Me Away” — an intimate look at the first country music star to come out as gay — will have its Ithaca premiere at Ithaca College on Wednesday, Sept. 12. Part of the Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series, the film will be shown at 7 p.m. in Textor 101, and it is free and open to the...