Posts Tagged ‘David Mayer’

CDS Certificate Grad David Mayer to Screen His Documentary, “Questions for My Grandfather”

CDS Certificate Grad David Mayer to Screen His Documentary, "Questions for My Grandfather"

Save the date! On Sunday, June 1, Duke University grad David Mayer (Visual and Media Studies, ’14) will screen his documentary retracing his grandfather’s journey in Nazi Germany. Gary Hawkins, David’s first film instructor at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), will give an introduction. A Q&A will follow the screening. Sunday, June 1, 8:30 p.m. […]


2014 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates Present Capstone Projects

On April 27, eight Duke University students graduating with a Certificate in Documentary Studies—a program that attracts undergraduates to the Center for Documentary Studies from across the arts and sciences—will present their final projects to the public and receive their certificates, followed by a celebratory BBQ. Congratulations to William Baumgartner, Danzhou Duojie, Adrienne Harreveld, Jordan Imbrey, Katia Griffin-Jakymec, David Mayer, Natalie Robles, and Yvette Vasquez. […]


Free Screening: Jury Selections for Outstanding Duke Student Films of 2013

Free Screening: Jury Selections for Outstanding Duke Student Films of 2013

Duke University’s Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI) presents its annual Student Film Awards Screening, showcasing jury-selected Duke student films of 2o13. The lineup (scroll down) includes works by four students from the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts—Aaron Kutnick, John Rash, Brooke Shuman, and Alina Taalman—and former John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award […]


2012 John Hope Franklin Award Winner Returns to Germany to Complete Documentary Film

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, David Mayer, a recipient of a 2012 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award for his documentary film on the life of his grandfather during World War II, will be traveling back to Germany this summer to continue working on the project. David’s film is a personal and intimate retelling of […]


March 1 Deadline for the John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards

March 1 Deadline for the John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards

This year marks the twenty-third anniversary of the John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards, given to undergraduates attending Triangle-area universities to help them conduct summer-long documentary fieldwork projects. The annual awards are given by the Center for Documentary Studies and are named for the noted scholar John Hope Franklin, the late professor emeritus of history at Duke University, in […]


2012 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award Winners and Their Projects; 2013 Award Guidelines

2012 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Award Winners and Their Projects; 2013 Award Guidelines

Established in 1989 by the Center for Documentary Studies, the John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards are named for the noted scholar John Hope Franklin, the late professor emeritus of history at Duke University, in recognition of his lifetime accomplishments and his dedication to students and teaching. CDS makes these awards to undergraduates attending North […]


2012 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Prizewinners

2012 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Prizewinners

  Established in 1989 by the Center for Documentary Studies, the John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards are named for the noted scholar John Hope Franklin, the late professor emeritus of history at Duke University, in recognition of his lifetime accomplishments and his dedication to students and teaching. CDS makes these awards to undergraduates attending […]


2014 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates

2014 Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates

Eight Duke University students graduating in 2014 with a Certificate in Documentary Studies describe themselves and their work: William Tobias Baumgartner Boulder, Colorado Major: Program II—Visual Media and Health Disparities (Documentary Studies and Global Health) My Duke experience has been characterized by a pursuit of multidisciplinary studies. Through my self-created Program II major, I have […]