Month: March 2013

Professor Gustavo Mercado’s book translated into Chinese, Japanese

Professor Gustavo Mercado’s book, “The Filmmaker’s Eye: Learning and Breaking the Rules of Cinematic Composition” was recently translated into Simplified and Traditional Chinese, for distribution in Mainland China and Taiwan. Also, it was just announced that Tokyo-based publishing house Born Digital Inc. acquired the Japanese translation rights, marking the 8th language The Filmmaker’s Eye has been translated into and joining the Turkish, Polish, French, Korean, Spanish, and Portuguese versions.

photos of translated books

Tami Gold, Professor & Filmmaker, Department of Film & Media Studies/Hunter College will deliver the Closing Keynote Address At Global Media Ethics Conference

photo of Tami GoldAward-winning filmmaker and professor at Hunter College, Tami Gold, will deliver the closing keynote address at the Global Media Ethics Conference on Saturday, March 16th at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. The conference is a two-day event featuring filmmakers, artists, scholars, journalists and media professionals. Participants will discuss central ethical issues of privacy, surveillance, minority representation and civic responsibility in a diverse and global new media environment.

Through panel presentations, screenings, and discussion groups, Global Media: Ethics of Representation will encourage in-depth discourses on these issues with some of today’s leading scholars, filmmakers, thinkers, and ethicists.
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FIlmmaker’s Guest Talk

Prof. Reiko Tahara’s course “New Currents in Documentary” will host a renowned Indonesian-Dutch filmmaker Leonard Retel Helmrich as a guest filmmaker. Please contact Prof. Tahara by Friday morning if you are interested in attending the screening and talk.

Tuesday, March 12, at 6:30pm, HN 436 (TV Studio)

The event is sponsored by the IMA department.

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