Posts Tagged ‘Program in Arts of the Moving Image’

“MFA|EDA 2016”: Thesis Exhibition and Events at Multiple Duke and Durham Venues

"MFA|EDA 2016": Thesis Exhibition and Events at Multiple Duke and Durham Venues

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts celebrates the successes of the Class of 2016 in MFA|EDA 2016, the program’s annual monthlong thesis exhibition at sites across Duke’s campus and downtown Durham. Site-specific projects by sixteen MFA|EDA graduating students include presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, print-making, interactive arts, performance, sound, and multimedia. Check […]


Duke/CDS Alum Ryan White and Ben Cotner Awarded 2014 United States Artists Fellowship

Duke/CDS Alum Ryan White and Ben Cotner Awarded 2014 United States Artists Fellowship

We are thrilled to congratulate Duke University and Center for Documentary Studies alumni Ryan White (’04) and Ben Cotner, who have been awarded a 2014 United States Artists Fellowship from the nonprofit arts organization United States Artists. The directing and producing duo were nominated for the prestigious $50,000 award following the success of their documentary film about California’s Proposition 8 […]


Full Frame Screens “The Case Against 8” as Part of NC Pride 2014

Full Frame Screens "The Case Against 8" as Part of NC Pride 2014

On September 26, in celebration of NC Pride 2014, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will present a free outdoor screening of festival favorite The Case Against 8 at Durham’s Central Park. Screening starts at dusk and is free and open to the public. Duke University and Center for Documentary Studies alumni Ryan White (’04) and Ben Cotner directed The Case […]


“Beasts of the Southern Wild” Wraps up 2014 Ethics Film Series

"Beasts of the Southern Wild" Wraps up 2014 Ethics Film Series

This year’s Ethics Film Series at Duke University explores the idea of a “New South,” featuring documentary and narrative films that grapple with the realities of southern life and the tensions between social progress and persistent inequalities. Screenings and post-film discussions are free and open to the public; refreshments and parking passes are provided. Monday, April 14, 7 p.m. Griffith […]


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 […]


January 31, 2014: Application Deadline for Fall Admission to the MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program

January 31, 2014: Application Deadline for Fall Admission to the MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts Program

Duke University welcomes applications for Fall 2014 to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program that seeks applicants from across the arts spectrum, whether based in traditional fine arts such as painting, sculpture, documentary arts, writing, photography, and film, or so-called experimental practice such as computational and new media, sound work, performance, […]


“In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty,” on View at the Power Plant Gallery

"In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty," on View at the Power Plant Gallery

An exhibit on view at the Power Plant Gallery on the American Tobacco Campus—In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty—includes works in a wide range of media—photography, film and video, printmaking, new media—by seventeen Duke faculty members and instructors from three arts units at the university: the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), the Department of Art, Art History and […]


2013 Student Film Festival on Duke Campus, September 3

2013 Student Film Festival on Duke Campus, September 3

Don’t miss this great annual film event, free and open to the public: a curated festival of works produced in Spring 2013


Special Rescreening of Duke Film Instructor David Gatten’s Acclaimed “The Extravagant Shadows”

Special Rescreening of Duke Film Instructor David Gatten's Acclaimed "The Extravagant Shadows"

The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York is presenting a special reprise screening of filmmaker David Gatten’s The Extravagant Shadows. Fourteen years in the making, the Duke film instructor’s first digital feature—shot with a Nikon DSLR—premiered at the 50th New York Film Festival last fall to great acclaim, screening in the festival’s Views from […]