Patricia Zimmermann, professor of screen studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), delivered two invited lectures in Hong Kong in late November as part of a US State Department initiative to foster cultural exchange and understanding.
On November 29, Zimmermann presented a lecture entitled “The Open Space Project: Towards a Collaborative and Relational Theory and Practice of Transmedia Documentary” in the communications school at Hong Kong Baptist University for Ph.D. students and faculty. Showcasing US-based transmedia projects exhibited in previous Finger Lake Environmental Film Festivals at Ithaca College, her talk theorized how these works simultaneously continue documentary legacy formations and also offer new shifts and recalibrations that significantly alter the documentary project.
ITHACA, NY — Ithaca College’s Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) and its partner Cinemapolis were recognized with a 2010 “Sign of Sustainability” from Sustainable Tompkins. Awarded annually to area individuals and organizations whose efforts have advanced community sustainability, the Sign of Sustainability recognizes FLEFF and Cinemapolis for hosting the...
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies was one of 19 media arts organizations invited by the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) to participate in a specially convened Open Dialogue on innovations in...
The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies was one of 19 media arts organizations invited by the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) to participate in a specially convened Open Dialogue on innovations in media arts exhibition on November 17, 2010.
New media artist and technologist Nicholas Knouf and new media play theorist and artistic collaborator Claudia Costa Pederson will teach the newly-launched 3 creditFLEFF Lab for Spring 2011. Register at DIIS 12000-01 or DIIS 12000-02.
FLEFF Lab provides students with an immersive experience in new media theory, practice, and rapid prototypinig on the 2011 festival theme of Checkpoints, and interaction with international new media artists and designers