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CU graduate students hold a screening of their short narrative documentary films

April 12, 2016

Graduate students from the University of Colorado Boulder will be hosting a screening of their short, narrative documentaries at the Boulder Public Library on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the screening will begin at 6 p.m. The event will debut films created by graduate students...

Ernst Karel holds a workshop in sound ethnography for DCMP students and faculty in February 2016.

Photos: Ernst Karel and Helen Mirra Visit CU

March 15, 2016

Media artists Ernst Karel and Helen Mirra visited CU-Boulder to hold exhibitions and workshops in sound ethnography.

High-Speed camera workshop

Video: High-Speed Camera Workshop

March 11, 2016

Students learned to shoot and edit high-speed camera footage in a university-wide workshop on March 4.

GoPro Camera

Photos: Student Documentary Film Festival Kicks-off

March 2, 2016

Faculty, staff and students celebrated the launch of CU-Boulder's first campus-wide student documentary film festival with a reception in the CU Art Museum on Monday, Feb. 29.

A 180 degree photograph

Students to produce "full dome" visuals for planetarium screen

Jan. 26, 2016

Students in the Department of Critical Media Practices will be creating "full dome" content for the Fiske Planetarium.

Feb. 12: Screening: "The Iron Ministry"

Showing: The Iron Ministry, Director, J.P. Sniadecki

Feb. 13: Two Film Screening

Showing: Ah Humanity!, Created by Ernst Karel, Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel. Single Stream, Created by Paweł Wojtasik, Toby Lee, and Ernst Karel.

New Journal Will Pioneer Use of Multimedia in Scholarly Publications

Nov. 20, 2015

Christian Hammons, an instructor in CU-Boulder’s departments of Critical Media Practices and Anthropology, has received a grant to design and launch a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal called Mimesis: The Journal of Documentary and Ethnographic Media . The journal will be ground-breaking in its use of multimedia. “Many academic journals include...

Espelie wins Grand Prize in international new media festival

Oct. 20, 2015

Erin Espelie, assistant professor of Critical Media Practices, won the $5,000 grand prize at the 15th Seoul International New Media Festival for her film The Lanthanide Series . The film examines the materiality of the digital world, combining approaches of nonfiction narrative essay, abstract visual and sound exploration and the...

Espelie Examines How Movies Change Our Expectations of Nature

Aug. 31, 2015

In an essay published Aug. 31 in High Country News , Erin Espelie examines how nature films and documentaries have colored our perceptions of wildlife and outdoor settings. "We demand to see the whale spout, the Komodo dragon spit, the booby dance, the monkey swoop, the African lion make the...