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...
Patricia R. Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, was an invited presenter at the 58th Annual Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, held this year at Colgate University from June 16-22.
Curated by Josetxo Cerdan, the theme of this year’s seminar was “Open Wounds.” Cerdan is director of the Punto de Vista International Documentary Film Festival in Navarra, Spain.
Zimmermann presented a special workshop with international Flaherty fellows on the history and significance of the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, the longest continuously running gathering for independent film in the world.
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.