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New Course! FLEFF Lab: The Checkpoints Project for Spring 2011

Want real world interaction with top new media theorists and practitioners?  Want to get real world skills you can use after graduation? Want to be part of FLEFF? Want to go to the edge of new media and new ideas in global conversation?

The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival is offering a new academic immerrsion experience for students:  FLEFF Lab: The Checkpoints Project.

Enroll now, as seats are limited:

Tuesday 7-10 p.m.
Register for: DIIS 12000-01 or DIIS 12000-02

Work on the cutting edge of new media with international professionals and theorists without leaving campus! No old media production, new media production or new media theory experience necessary! No computer skills or coding background necessary! Just bring your imagination and willingness to work collaboratively.

All you need is an interest in interdisciplinary collaboration and exploration around the idea of Checkpoints, the FLEFF 2011 programming stream.

Open to all students, regardless of class standing, experience, major or school. Seating is limited--so sign up early.

Work with professors who are internationally recognized new media practitioners and theorists. International new media professionals, theorists, and artists will participate in discussions via Skype and also review student projects.

Course combines theory and practice to produce a group project within professional practices of radical design prototyping experiences in new media--essential creative and real world skills for any new college graduate in any industry.

Group collaborative projects will be judged by an international panel. Winning project receives an award and also will be featured and promoted by FLEFF.

Students in FLEFF classes are eligible for discounts on festival passes and also special introductions and sessions with festival guests.

For more information and more class updates, contact Professor Patricia Zimmermann at

Originally published in Intercom: New Course! FLEFF Lab: The Checkpoints Project for Spring 2011.