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Terry film discussions in Rome

Last fall John Terry (Professor, Film/Animation/Video) screened and discussed two of his recent films–“Sweet Rome Stops and Passes” and “Bridge of Thighs,” an affectionate look at 21st century Venice – as part of RISD’s EHP (European Honors Program) public lecture series at the Palazzetto Cenci in Rome. He also participated in the mid-term reviews of […]

Terry Work Filmed & Distributed

With support from a RISD faculty Professional Development Fund grant, John Terry (Professor, Film/Animation/Video) filmed new work in Venice, Italy this summer. The current working title for the film is “The Bridge of Thighs & Knees & Feet.” Terry’s 2012 summer work, “The Documentation of the Dances, Songs and Music Surrounding a Big Drum Tombstone […]

Through the Google Glass

After a competitive review of proposals by Google engineers, researchers and creative experts, John Terry (Professor, Film/Animation/Video) has been awarded three Google Glass devices on loan and an unrestricted gift to support the project “Looking at the Lookers.” A handful of people have been selected to beta-test the new device, which has a voice-activated computer […]

Patterns of Authorship in Documentary at the 2012 UFVA Conference

In August John Terry (Department Head, FAV) presented a paper, Transitions in the Authorship of Documentary Film, at the 2012 Conference of the University Film Video Association at Columbia College Chicago. The panel explored various patterns of authorship in documentary and how this manifests itself in the work of filmmakers. Conference program

Professional Development Fund Spring 2012 grant recipients

The Professional Development Fund Committee is proud to announce the following receipients of grants for the Spring 2012 cycle of funding: Hansy Better, Associate Professor, Architecture received funding for a panel discussion and exhibit on social justice and architecture and discussion of the book she edited “Where are the Utopian Visionaries?” Lee Boroson, Senior Critic, […]

John Terry and An American Family Revisited

An American Family Revisited, a 2-hour recut of the original ground-breaking 12 hour series, premiered in July 2011 andwas rebroadcast in December on WGBH and RI Public Television. This re cut included some of John Terry’s (Professor, FAV) footage of Lance Loud in New York, Denmark and Paris and credited Terry as additional camera and producer […]

John Terry lectures at SUNY Buffalo

On March 29th, John Terry (Professor, Film/Animation/Video) lectured and showed his films “Paris Everyday in Winter”, “Made in Milwaukee” and “Colosseum: Prowling a Monument Space” at The State University of New York at Buffalo.   His lecture “Magic of the Quotidian and Filming Public Space” was sponsored by the SUNY Department of Media Study.

Fall Lunchtime Sabbatical Series – Join us!

Lunchtime Sabbatical Series 2010 This year there are a total of seventeen faculty members returning from sabbatical.  The sabbatical leave provides an opportunity for faculty to pursue their own creative practice or scholarly work in myriad ways. By viewing and discussing the results of sabbaticals we come to know and appreciate the creative and scholarly […]