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News From the Department
Italian Holiday: Prof. Frank Burke will be introducing a summer series of "Italian Holiday" films at the Screening Room, most Wednesdays at 7 P.M. Films include Roman Holiday (1953) June 12, Senso (1954) June 19, Summertime (1955) July 3, L'avventura (1960) July 17, Journey to Italy (1954) July 31, and La Dolce Vita (1960) August 14.
Convocation: The faculty and staff of Queen's Film and Media invite all 2013 graduates and their families for juice and cake on the Film House lawn prior to the afternoon convocation on Friday, 7 June from 12:15 to 1:30, with a group photo at 1:15.
Next Generation: The annual end-of-term screening of selected films from all our production courses was held on 10 April in Ellis Auditorium, 3:00-6:30 PM. See photos of the screening and awards.
Fundamentals of Production: This year's FILM 250 Final Projects include dramas, comedies and documentaries.
Home Sweet Home: Documentary installations by students of FILM 351 transformed the Film House on the evening of 28 March. See Students bid farewell to the film house at the Queen's News Centre. Details on the installations are on Facebook.
Thesis presentation: Mat Rioux presented his Honours thesis on the 1936 masterwork Mr. Thank-you/Arigato-san by Japanese director Hiroshi Shimizu on 2 April. Download the poster.
FILM 260 online: Registration is now open for Digital Media Trends, being offered online with no prerequisites, from 6 May -21 June. See the course trailer, and register through SOLUS or Continuing and Distance Studies.
Film and Media's new home: Isabel Bader Centre Online includes video, plans, construction updates and the ghost story from the new performing arts centre.
Dorit Naaman speaking: The Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives initiative at Queen's presented a talk by Prof. Dorit Naaman on her project "Qatamon in Colour: the ethnics and politics of a multi-media project in Jerusalem" on Tuesday, 26 March. Download the poster.
Oscar winner: Alex Jansen, Clarke Mackey and Blaine Allan of the Film and Media Department, pose with Oscar winner Mychael Danna during the Kingston Canadian Film Festival. On the right is Festival Director Alison Migneault.
Kibbins screening: The Screening Room presented two recent works by Prof. Gary Kibbins on Saturday 16 March: Girl Sitting on Blue Chair (30 min, 2012) winner of the grand prize at the 2012 Images Festival in Toronto. Also God Hates Himself (22 min, 2012).
Stage and Screen Visiting Artist: Actor, director, writer and producer Paul Gross was on campus for classes and public events on 5-6 March. More details.
Mental health video: Third-year Film student Sierra Megas recently worked with BFA student Faith Webster, and Dr. Mike Condra of Health, Counselling and Disability Services, to create the 5-minute YouTube video What is Mental Health?
Nominations: Ten Queen's alumni were among the nominees announced in January for the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards; see Alumni News for details.
The View From Here: Progress on the Isabel Bader Centre, as seen from the top of the construction crane.
Alumni visit: Mike Souther and Teza Lawrence of Amaze Film + Television visited Alex Jansen's FILM 450 class in early October to talk about their experiences in the industry. They are currently in production on the fourth season of their series Call Me Fitz.
On Location: The weather of course turned cool and damp as the FILM 250 class took the new Canon XF100 cameras outdoors for the first time. See Cameras Rolling.
Class of 2012: More than half of this year's graduating students were able to assemble at Film House for a class photo with staff and faculty, prior to Convocation on 14 June.
Research Areas: A 2012 summary of current and recent research by faculty in the Department includes work in cultural studies, national cinemas and filmmaking.
Peter Morris Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Peter Morris, Professor of Film Studies, this is one of several new Film and Media Funds to which we are inviting alumni and friends to donate.
Cronenberg visit: Canadian director David Cronenberg spoke to students in IDIS 210: Arts in Society, during a visit to Queen's in March. The interdisciplinary course is co-taught by Gary Kibbins (Film and Media) and Donato Santeramo (Languages, Literatures and Cultures).
Matrix at MiniU: Prof. Sidneyeve Matrix was one of the featured speakers at Queen's MiniU 2012 on 25-27 May, open to both the Queen's community and the public. Sidneyeve spoke on "Social and Mobile Media Marketing."
A Century of Filmmaking at Queen's: Prof. Derek Redmond spoke about the history of filmmaking at the University, as part of the Exposure Arts Festival at the Screening Room in early March. See some of the Short History.
Giving Opportunities: New Film and Media Funds include support for scholarships, filmmaking and student initiatives.
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