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Mdocs Postcard-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Fellows Promotional Postacard, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Jun 2016

Mdocs Postcard-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Fellows Promotional Postacard, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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Promotional Postcard:

Join us this summer. Seeking creative, collaborative souls ready to bring their visions to fruition in a hybrid creative-academic context that will ignite their passion and share it with the next generation. '16 Storytellers' Institute


Mdocs Program-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute 2016, Jesse Wakeman Jun 2016

Mdocs Program-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute 2016, Jesse Wakeman

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THEME

This June, the MDOCS' Storytellers' Institute explores the theme of "fact and fiction." Documentary works are evidence-based stories, working with facts to render, reveal, and represent truth(s) to inform and, at times, inspire action. Despite relying on real people, depicting real places, and presenting real events, documentaries engage by interpreting and representing reality (Lamarre 2009).

In the words of John Grierson (1926) (considered the father of the term "documentary"), a documentary film is a "creative treatment of actuality." Tools in a documentarian's kit are many -- and many that shape reaction and response are not that different than ...


Mdocs Poster-2016-04-20, Student Showcases 2015-16, Jesse Wakeman Apr 2016

Mdocs Poster-2016-04-20, Student Showcases 2015-16, Jesse Wakeman

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Wed Apr 20: Video Projects 6:30-8pm, Emerson Auditorium

Fri Apr 29, Tang Art Party 8pm-midnight, Tang Museum

Contemporary Time-Based Media: presenting media installations

Intro to Audio: live on air via FM transmitter 2-5:30pm

Tue May 3, Video Storytelling 5-7pm, Somers Room, Tang Museum

Wed May 4, Academic Festival 3-4:20pm, Palamountain 300

Evidence-based audio, video, and exhibit projects from Doc Studies

Wed May 11, Audio Doc 1:30-4:30pm, LI 113


Mdocs Flyer-2016-04-10, Spring 2016 Li113 Workshops, Jesse Wakeman Apr 2016

Mdocs Flyer-2016-04-10, Spring 2016 Li113 Workshops, Jesse Wakeman

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April 2016 Workshops

Video Editing Support Session- Sunday Apr 10 @ 4pm

Conducting a Video Interview- Wednesday April 13 @ 7pm

Final Cut ProX- Thursday April 14 @ 8pm

Poster Design 101- Wednesday April 20 @ 7pm


Mdocs Poster-2016-03-31, Virgin Blacktop Screening, Sam Marks Mar 2016

Mdocs Poster-2016-03-31, Virgin Blacktop Screening, Sam Marks

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Test Screening of Virgin Blacktop with local filmmaker Charlie Samuels.

Thu March 31 @ 7pm, Palamountain 202

This sneak peek screening of a feature length hybrid documentary 21 years in the making is to provide the director with audience critique and feedback. A personal coming-of-age story made with real film reel about a crew of wildly diverse kids from the suburbs of New York City in the 1970's who had nothing in common but skateboarding yet forged lifelong friendships.


Mdocs Poster-2016-03-01, Youth Fx Screening And Discussion, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Mar 2016

Mdocs Poster-2016-03-01, Youth Fx Screening And Discussion, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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Award Winning Youth FX Program with Bhawin Suchak

Tue March 1:

11:10-12:30pm: Join the conversation in 'Principles of Doc' (Zankel 214)

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch discussion with Director Bhawin Suchak (LI113) - RSVP appreciated, mdocs@skidmore.edu

6-8pm: SCREENING of award-winning shorts (Davis Auditorium)

Albany's own Youth FX film program presents an evening of award-winning short films with a Q & A with the filmmakers after the screening. These powerful short films range from dramatic narratives to insightful documentaries that reveal the hopes, dreams and realities of young people living in the capital region. Written, directed, and produced by ...


Mdocs Poster-2016-02-25, Exploremore, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Feb 2016

Mdocs Poster-2016-02-25, Exploremore, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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Exploremore: Media & Film Studies and MDOCS

Thu February 25

MFS @ 5-6pm, TISCH 301

MDOCS @ 6-7pm, TISCH 301

Interested in a Media & Film Studies minor? Curious about documentary work and media production? Meet faculty & students in both programs to learn more!


Mdocs Poster, 2016-3-1, Youth Fx Visit, Michael Zhou Feb 2016

Mdocs Poster, 2016-3-1, Youth Fx Visit, Michael Zhou

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No abstract provided.


Mdocs Program, 2016-3-1, Youth Fx Visit, Michael Zhou Feb 2016

Mdocs Program, 2016-3-1, Youth Fx Visit, Michael Zhou

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No abstract provided.


Mdocs Banner-2016-02-16, Feb/March Events, Michael Zhou Feb 2016

Mdocs Banner-2016-02-16, Feb/March Events, Michael Zhou

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February/March Events 2016

Brian Murphy

Is This a Lynching Photo? Forgotten Archives of White Supremacist Violence

March 22, 7pm

Payne Room, Tang Museum

Award Winning YOUTH FX Program with Bhawin Suchak

March 1, 6-8 pm, Davis Auditorium

Meet the Youth FX filmmakers and see their films. This Albany-based digital film and media arts program for young people (14-19) is showing award-winning films, nationally (think Sundance and beyond).

Ethics Bowl: Media Production Ethics and Morals

Febraury 16, 6-8 pm, Emerson Auditorim

This training session tackles issues facing today's non--fiction storytellers. Get some tips, grapple with real-world cases.

Exploremore: MFS ...


Mdocs Poster-2016-02-01, Project Vis February/March Events, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Feb 2016

Mdocs Poster-2016-02-01, Project Vis February/March Events, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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Project VIS February/March events:

Ethics Bowl: Media Production Ethics and Morals

Tue February 16 @ 6-8pm, Emerson Auditorium

Soon to be a required seminar for students taking MDOCS and Media & Film Studies production courses, this training session tackles issues facing today's non-fiction storytellers. The session will be a combination of lecture providing tips followed by an activity in which attendees grapple with a real-world case and come together to discuss solutions.

This is an important seminar for any students who are or will be working with subjects outside of the campus community.

Exploremore: Media & Film Studies and MDOCS

Thu ...


Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.4 February-March, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Jan 2016

Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.4 February-March, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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No abstract provided.


Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.6 April And May, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Jan 2016

Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.6 April And May, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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No abstract provided.


Mdocs Poster-2016-01-01, Student Showcase Event List, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Jan 2016

Mdocs Poster-2016-01-01, Student Showcase Event List, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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MDOCS Student Work Showcases

Details listed below:

Wed Apr 20: Video Projects 6:30-8pm, Emerson Auditorium

Fri Apr 29, Tang Art Party 8pm-midnight, Tang Museum

Contemporary Time-Based Media: presenting media installations

Intro to Audio: live on air via FM transmitter 2-5:30pm

Tue May 3, Video Storytelling 5-7pm, Somers Room, Tang Museum

Wed May 4, Academic Festival 3-4:20pm, Palamountain 300

Evidence-based audio, video, and exhibit projects from Doc Studies

Wed May 11, Audio Doc 1:30-4:30pm, LI 11


Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.5 March-April, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman Jan 2016

Mdocs Newsletter-2016-01-01, 2.5 March-April, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

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No abstract provided.


Mdocs Publication-2015-11-16, Stone Phillips Helps Center Celebrate Anniversary, Anonymous Anonymous Nov 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-11-16, Stone Phillips Helps Center Celebrate Anniversary, Anonymous Anonymous

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"Stone Phillips helps center celebrate anniversary"

The Saratogian

November 16, 2015

Author:


Mdocs Publication-2015-11-08, Tv Journalist Stone Philips, Jennie Grey Nov 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-11-08, Tv Journalist Stone Philips, Jennie Grey

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"TV journalist Stone Phillips to serve as honorary chair at gala"

The Saratogian

November 8, 2015

Author: Jennie Grey


Mdocs Publication-2016-10-12, Veterans Program Thursday, Anonymous Anonymous Oct 2015

Mdocs Publication-2016-10-12, Veterans Program Thursday, Anonymous Anonymous

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"Veterans program Thursday at museum in Spa City"

The Saratogian

October 12, 2016

Author:


Mdocs Publication-2015-06-07, Filmmaker's Work Reveals Black Lives In New Ways, Jeff Wilkin Jun 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-06-07, Filmmaker's Work Reveals Black Lives In New Ways, Jeff Wilkin

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"Filmmaker's work reveals black lives in new ways"

The Daily Gazette

June 7, 2015

Author: Jeff Wilkin


Mdocs Publication-2015-06-03, Skidmore Kicks Off Storytellers With Free Events, Amy Biancolli Jun 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-06-03, Skidmore Kicks Off Storytellers With Free Events, Amy Biancolli

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"Skidmore kicks off Storytellers Institute with free events"

Times Union

June 3, 2015

Author: Amy Biancolli


Mdocs Publication-2015-05-31, Storytellers Institute At Skidmore To Open Monday, Anonymous Anonymous May 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-05-31, Storytellers Institute At Skidmore To Open Monday, Anonymous Anonymous

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"Storytellers Institute at Skidmore to open Monday"

The Saratogian

May 31, 2015

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Mdocs Publication-2015-04-12, History Museum To Open Exhibit, Lauren Mineau Apr 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-04-12, History Museum To Open Exhibit, Lauren Mineau

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"History Museum to open exhibit featuring maps dating back 250 years"

The Saratogian

April 12, 2015

Author: Lauren Mineau


Mdocs Publication-2015-02-11, Latin American Films To Be Featured In Skidmore Series, Anonymous Anonymous Feb 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-02-11, Latin American Films To Be Featured In Skidmore Series, Anonymous Anonymous

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"Latin American Films to be featured in Skidmore Series"

The Saratogian

February 11, 2015

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Mdocs Series Flyer-2014-09-01, Li113 Workshops, Jordana Dym Sep 2014

Mdocs Series Flyer-2014-09-01, Li113 Workshops, Jordana Dym

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List of Fall 2014 LI 113 Workshops including:

"Caricatures in the Round" with artist J.P. Crangle. Workshop includes a performance in caricature drawing and a conversation on character development, followed by a workshop in caricature drawing.

"GoPro Visual Storytelling" where students create a short doc using only a GoPro camera and Adobe Premiere software. Learn to focus on the essential elements of visual storytelling, such as movement, color, pace and rhythm.

"Getting the Story with Eileen McAdam-" This two-part workshop provides an introduction to the work of digital audio storytelling: the collecting, processing, and preserving of cherished stories using ...


Mdocs Publication-2014-04-22, Skidmore Gets $750k Grant, Anonymous Anonymous Apr 2014

Mdocs Publication-2014-04-22, Skidmore Gets $750k Grant, Anonymous Anonymous

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"Skidmore gets a $750K Grant"

The Saratogian

April 22, 2014

Author: