Category Archives: Media Production

Culture Jamming as Critical Pedagogy: A Case Study in Remix Media Studies

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Allison de Fren Occidental College The challenge of teaching a course that combines theory and practice is not only finding the right balance between the two, but also their integration. I have experimented … Continue reading

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The Enemy of Art is the Absence of Limitations: Integrating Film History, Theory, and Production

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Drew Morton Texas A&M University-Texarkana It always happens midterm week. A voice chirps up from the back of the classroom and asks “Why is our midterm on film terms and old movies when … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Being Two Faced: Production in the Classroom

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Irene Gustafson University of California Santa Cruz The publication of this teaching dossier and its inciting question, ‘Should I incorporate production assignments in to the syllabus?’, acknowledges a pressure, a sense of obligation, … Continue reading

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Paper Production: Using Preparation and DIY Strategies to Integrate Production on a Shoestring

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Anne Gilbert University of Kansas For many departments, incorporating production elements into courses on film and media theory, history, and criticism is a practical necessity. With their creative projects and glamorous post-graduation jobs, … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Ubiquitous Production

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Lauren S. Berliner University of Washington Bothell Academic programs have historically fallen into the trap of reifying traditional divisions between theory and practice and analysis and craft. A 2016 “state of the field” … Continue reading

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Integrating Production in Film and Media Courses/ Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1)

            Integrating Production in Film and Media Courses Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1)  Edited by Chera Kee and Maurizio Viano  Table of Contents On The Importance of Being Two Faced: Production in the Classroom by Irene … Continue reading

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Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier CFP:The integration of production and theory/history in Cinema and Media Studies courses

Call for Proposals:  The integration of production and theory/history in Cinema and Media Studies courses Deadline: December 15, 2015 Among the challenges confronting those of us teaching history/theory courses in Cinema and Media Studies is a relatively new set of … Continue reading

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“Talking About Whiteness”: Using Digital Pedagogy to Interrogate Racial Privilege

   Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Vol. 3 (2)  Shelleen Greene  University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee   In this essay, I argue that digital media production can help facilitate critical dialogues about racial privilege that move beyond … Continue reading

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Understandably Critical (of Neoliberalism)

   Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(2) Spring 2014  Maurizio Viano  Wellesley College     The paradox in the images evoked by the first two bullets in this dossier’s call for proposals is so striking as to bear scrutiny: on … Continue reading

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Teaching Production in a Liberal Arts Context

 Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Vol. 2(2) Spring 2014  Paul McEwan  Muhlenberg College       “What’s the most interesting idea you’ve learned here in the past year?” A few weeks before students begin my Video Production course, they receive this … Continue reading

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