media

job: Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Media Studies

Application Deadline: 
17/01/2011

Job Description: The New School’s Department of Media Studies and Film invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in digital pedagogy and online education. The Media Studies Program enrolls more than 500 students from 30 countries, and offers a curriculum in media theory, history, and criticism, film studies, media management, and audio, video, film, and digital media production. The curriculum consists of on-site and online classes and the M.A. degree can be completed entirely online. [read more...]

CfP FILM AND MEDIA 2011: The First Annual London Film and Media Conference

THE EVENT

Papers are now being accepted from around the world for FILM AND MEDIA 2011: The First Annual London Fim and Media Conference, to be held 12-14 July 2011 at the Institute of Education, University of London.

RATIONALE

FILM AND MEDIA 2011 will explore, celebrate and critique the screen-based traditions of Film, Television, and Digital Media. For full details, see www.thelondonfilmandmediaconference.com.

CONFERENCE AGENDA [read more...]

event: Lansdown Lecture: Prof. Sue Thexton on The Content Conundrum

01/12/2010 16:45

In today's world of intensive media proliferation, added to the complexity of a century's worth of film, audio, television material - how do you marry up the need to share everything on the web, re-use and re-purpose, with recognition of the inherent value and cost associated with it? We'll explore the types of media, the platforms for use and re-use and look at some of the business models used to exploit it. There are many, many challenges to be aware of, but also some amazing creative opportunities. [read more...]

Location

Lansdown Centre, room 137, Middlesex University
Cat Hill Barnet
Herts EN4 8HT
United Kingdom

event: Aesthetics as A Means to Heal

24/09/2010 18:30
24/09/2010 21:30

To celebrate London as the world's creative capital, digital collective Sojournposse will be hosting an event for London Design Festival 2010 at the Pearson Lecture Theatre, University College London.

"Aesthetics as a means to heal"
Friday, 24 September 2010. 6.30 pm to 9 pm.

It will discuss the use of aesthetics in artifacts as a means to heal, through insights gained via disciplines such as design, medical technology, anthropology, multimedia and photography. [read more...]

Location

Pearson Lecture Theatre, University College London London
United Kingdom

event: Picturing Science

04/12/2010
28/02/2011

4th December – February 2011

Deadline for submissions 23rd October 2010

Through its annual open exhibition opportunities, Orleans House Gallery in
Twickenham helps artists both locally and nationally to showcase their work
in group exhibitions. Each year, over 500 individual artists (excluding those
participating in Arthouse) exhibit work in a range of open exhibitions across
three galleries - Orleans and Stables Galleries, Twickenham and the Riverside
Gallery in Richmond.

In 2010, there is another opportunity for you to submit artwork for an [read more...]

Location

Orleans House Gallery, Riverside Twickenham TW1 3DJ
United Kingdom

event: PERFORMANCE: Degree show by Goldsmiths Digital Media MA graduates

16/09/2010 18:00
07/10/2010 17:00

Self-curated degree show by Goldsmiths Digital Media Technology and Cultural Form MA graduates working at the intersection of theory, practice, art and interactivity.

Multi-media presentations explore the shifting boundaries of new media via image making, writing and a variety of digital practices.
Merging analogue and digital modes of production the artists produce accessible new media artifacts
grounded in critical research that responds to current modes of both perception and communication of ideas.

Participating artists are:
Alejandra Chaker Mesa
Natalia Urazmetova [read more...]

Location

Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross Rutherford Building & The Constance Howard Centre, Deptford Town Hall Building
London SE14 6NW
United Kingdom

project: What is Black British Jazz? Routes, Ownership, Performance

The ‘Black British jazz’ project (BBJ) explores the emergence of a distinct tradition within British music. BBJ melds reggae, hiphop, African music and US jazz into a rich, and constantly developing set of sounds. In documenting this musical hybrid, the project touches on important issues for the study of music – the transmission of cultural values, the social context of musical forms, and frameworks of ownership that impact on musical communities. [read more]

CfP: Slow Media

Closing Date: 
01/07/2010

Transformations Journal Call for Papers: “Slow Media”

Given the contemporary fascination with and, indeed, addiction to real-time media dispatch and commentary, what would it mean to speak of “slow media”? Dare we even think such a thing when everything around us screams of increased speed, increased bandwidth, and increased convergence? We are 24-7, we are always-on, we are connected; we are locatable, we are X/Y coordinated, we are plotted; we are status updated, we are tweet-fed, we are real-time media junkies and we don’t have time to slow down. [read more...]

event: Slow Media

01/07/2010 07:00

Transformations Journal Call for Papers: “Slow Media”

Given the contemporary fascination with and, indeed, addiction to real-time media dispatch and commentary, what would it mean to speak of “slow media”? Dare we even think such a thing when everything around us screams of increased speed, increased bandwidth, and increased convergence? We are 24-7, we are always-on, we are connected; we are locatable, we are X/Y coordinated, we are plotted; we are status updated, we are tweet-fed, we are real-time media junkies and we don’t have time to slow down. [read more...]

event: Media Training by Past Preservers

21/05/2010 19:00
23/05/2010 17:00

We are delighted to announce the details of our premiere course, which will be held from Friday 21st May until Sunday 23rd May in the beautiful surroundings of the Castle Green Hotel in Kendal, Cumbria, in the heart of the English Lake District.

The course will be Developing Foundation Media Skills 1: Presentation Skills and the Showreel and the instructors will include well-known broadcaster and author Fiona Armstrong and Ian Mower, a producer of the extremely popular TV series Time Team. [read more...]

Location

Castle Green Hotel Castle Green Lane
Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6RG
United Kingdom
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