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Media and Film Studies

  • The media studies courses explore questions that deal with the political, economic and social relationship between art, media and society, with attention paid to the current evolution of media and the influence of technology on what has been previously defined only as artistic endeavor.

    Depending on the course, a range of artistic, political and cultural phenomena will be discussed, such as new media, social media, digital humanities, advertising, popular music, consumerism, global media, television, virtual reality and the Internet.

  • The film studies courses take up the challenge of reading film as a social, economic and political text that transcends its value as merely entertainment or cultural production.

    You can expect to study the cinematic form, narrative structure, and its productive and distribution value, as well as film history, genre, individual fimmakers, theory and topical classes dealing with issues ranging from the representation of gender to world cinema.

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Faculty Present at Cinema & Media Conference

Drs. David Denny and John Urang will present at the Society for Cinema & Media Studies annual conference in March 2014.

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February 01, 2014 – April 20, 2014

Submissions for Student Digital Video and Animation Festival now being accepted

The Department of Culture & Media is accepting submissions for the second annual student video competition. Open to active students of - Mt. Hood ...

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April 14, 2014 – May 17, 2014

The Art Gym: Vanessa Renwick

The Art Gym presents Vanessa Renwick. A filmmaker Renwick has been making short movies and media installations for over twenty years. She lives in...

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April 20, 2014

Student Digital Video and Animation Festival submissions closes

Submissions close for the second annual student video competition. Open to active students of Mt. Hood Community College, Clackamas Community Colle...

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