Media Arts & Studies students should take note of the following exciting opportunities for additional learning and educational development, with meetings taking place on Thursday, September 3rd. As well, numerous student organization informational meetings and events are occurring over the next week, details of which can be found on the MDIA events calendar at mediaschool.ohio.edu. Music Production Masterclass: The MDIA Production Masterclass will offer the opportunity for Ohio University st...
This week the School of Media Arts and Studies, in collaboration with multiple OU departments and student organizations, hosted the inaugural August Moon Festival on OU’s campus. The free concert featured six prominent bands from the region and gave MDIA students the opportunity to plan a large scale music festival at the Scripps Wilhelm Amphitheater on College Green.Conceived by OU’s own Michael Tedesco, in conjunction with faculty from the School of Media Arts and Studies and the School of Mus...
What started out as a conversation among Ohio University faculty and administrators interested in incorporating the University’s history into students’ academic journey as a means of encouraging them to reflect on their own OHIO experience has resulted in a website offering an interactive digital history of this 211-year-old institution. University College and University Libraries recently debuted “An Introduction to Ohio University,” a web-based, multi-media project that documents the Universit...
“Grafiti: Los Tatuajes de Quito,” a documentary shot in Ecuador by three students from the School of Media Arts and one from the School of Journalism, won a Student Production Award at this year’s Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards Gala. The fifteen-minute documentary, about the vibrant graffiti subculture in the city of Quito, Ecuador, the country’s capital, won first place in the Long Form Non-Fiction category. The students were honored on Saturday evening, July 25 at Keeneland Entertainment Cen...
Kyle P. Snyder, a Lecturer inOhio University's School of Media Arts & Studies and the Scripps College of Communication received an award from the Honors Tutorial College recognizing his role as a mentor. Snyder won the Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award which was presented May 1 at the Honors Tutorial College (HTC) graduation dinner, held in Baker Ballroom.
The Newport Folk Festival recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s legendary electric performance in 1965. To commemorate this historic moment, organizer Jay Sweet put together a weekend of music featuring legends, mainstays and up-and-coming artists from the folk and rock genres. The event included a star-studded tribute to Bob Dylan (including Dawes, Gillian Welch, David Rawlings, Robyn Hitchcock and Al Kooper), an unannounced set by James Taylor and performances from The Decemb...
David Mould, a British-born journalist, Professor Emeritus in the School of Media Arts & Studies at Ohio University, and an international consultant, was recently featured by the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Read the original article by Sandy Wells in its entirety at wvgazettemail.com. David is shown above with a stitched by his wife to commemorate her mother’s 80th birthday.
This year marked the second annual High School Media Workshop, which took place from July 8-11, and welcomed students from eight states and an international student from Vietnam. The workshop introduced students to the latest techniques and equipment in audio, video, games & animation, and storytelling/producing. "It was wonderful to see so many students completely engaged over the three days,” said High School Media Workshop Director Karen Riggs.
Alumnae Sarah Schaaf, a 2008 graduate from the Media Arts & Studies audio program, was recently the feature of a ZDNet article on her role as Community Director for the photo sharing site Imgur (pronounced "imager").
At the time of publication according to alexa.com, Imgur is currently the 14th most-visited site in the United States.
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The School of Media Arts & Studies is pleased to announce that Paula Carpenter, Administrative Coordinator for the School, has been named the June 2015 Classified Employee of the Month.
The purpose of the Non-bargaining Classified Employee of the Month award is to acknowledge and recognize those who are setting the standards for excellence and innovation which has the greatest impact on the University by promoting unity, community, continuity, and visibility.
Eddie Ashworth, an associate professor in the School of Media Arts & Studies at Ohio University, will join West Virginia Public Broadcasting and Charleston Daily Mail columnist Dave Mistich with musician/producer Bud Carroll, musician Todd Burge, and radio host Joni Deutsch for a panel discussion at this year's FestivALL in Charleston, WV.
The Gladden House Sessions, a video series produced by WOUB and Ohio University’s School of Media Arts & Studies, is returning to the Nelsonville Music Festival this weekend.
Launched during last year’s fest, the series features artist interviews and stripped-down acoustic performances on the porch of the historic Gladden House, located near the back of the festival grounds.
Dr. Eve Ng, an Assistant Professor in the School of Media Arts & Studies, has been awarded a 4-week International Residency at the Grey Projects Gallery in Tiong Bahru this summer, one of Singaore's oldest public housing estates.
Grey Projects is an arts platform for publication, curatorial and exchange activities that supports nascent art practices with exhibitions, writings and residencies among other resources.
Following this year’s OU MDIA SXSW trip to Austin, TX, over 90% of the students from the trip have reported making two or more significant professional connections in their field of choice.
The result has been that many of these students are now entering into new professional opportunities ranging from internships to ongoing mentoring relationships with industry leaders that they met with at SXSW.
Kent Taylor, a recent graduate from the School of Media Arts and Studies, has just received 1st Place in the Script/Treatments category at the International Christian Film Festival for his screenplay, A Soldier’s Gift.
The International Christian Film Festival took place in Orlando, Florida this year and awarded 35 awards to films, treatments, actors, and actresses alike.