This fall, the media and cultural studies group blog Antenna: Responses to Media & Culture celebrates its two-year anniversary.
At the 2011 Department of Communication Arts Awards Luncheon, Lee de Boer (B.A. ’74) received the second annual Outstanding Alumnus Award for his many accomplishments in television, cable, and new media. Perhaps his biggest accomplishment was his role as one of the principal architects of Time-Warner’s Home Box Office (HBO) expansion.
Too often the mention of summer internships conjures up images of endless hours of copying, answering multiple phone lines, and fetching coffee. But an increasing number of Comm Arts interns are making tweets instead of copies and answering Facebook posts rather than phones.
With the support of the Madison Initiative for Undergraduates (MIU), the Comm Arts Department will offer a new digital media production class next fall. Introduction to Digital Media Production, a hands-on project-based course, will teach students basic digital media production skills in areas such as web design and programming, high-definition video shooting/editing, digital audio production, and linear and non-linear storytelling.
Are you thinking about introducing your 70 year old grandmother, mother, or friend to Facebook? Do you think you’ll be successful? According to graduate student Michael Braun’s (BA ’06, MA ’11) research on older adult’s use of social networking sites, three factors will help predict your success rate.
Undergraduate Communication Arts majors Bobby Gryzynger & Nickolas Good were recognized in Year of the Arts Student Awards at the 2011 Awards in the Creative Arts.
In Madison to present their newest films at the 13th AnnualWisconsin Film Festival, independent film directors Brett Haley and Alex Ross Perry spoke to Communication Arts students about their experiences in writing, producing, and directing independent films.