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UO adds degree track in cinema studies
The University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities. will offer a new cinema studies undergraduate degree “First degree” redirects here. For the BBC television series, see First Degree.
An undergraduate degree (sometimes called a first degree or simply a degree beginning winter term.
The program is aimed at meeting student demand as well as the needs of the expanding Oregon film and video industry.
The major focuses on the study of moving-image media, including film, television, video and other emerging digital forms, from the perspective of history, theory, aesthetics and production.
The interdisciplinary major will be the first on the UO campus to span the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts and the School of Journalism and Communication.
The emphasis on international cinema, film and video production distinguishes the program from similar majors at other institutions in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California Northern California, sometimes referred to as NorCal, is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. The region contains the San Francisco Bay Area, the state capital, Sacramento; as well as the substantial natural beauty of the redwood forests, the northern .
The Oregon film industry is growing rapidly, accounting for nearly 4,000 jobs in 2005.
`Battlestar Galactica' episode screens at bar
The Starlight Lounge, 830 Olive St., will show "Battlestar Galactica This article is about all the media that use the name Battlestar Galactica. For specific versions, see Battlestar Galactica (disambiguation).
Battlestar Galactica, or BSG : The Plan" at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is free, and costumes are encouraged.
"Unfortunately," the lounge's news release says, "we cannot allow weapons into the bar."
Portland conference asks `What Is Film?'
The University of Oregon will present a two-day conference Nov. 6-7 in Portland titled "What Is Film? Change and Continuity in the 21st Century."
Presentations begin at 9 a.m. Nov. 6, at the Turnbull Center, in the White Stag building at 70 N.W. Couch St.
The conference is expected to attract a blend of film professionals; film and media scholars; student, government and community officials; and film fans.
Attendees will hear from a number of moderators, many from the University of Oregon.
To register, visit jcomm.uoregon.edu /whatisfilm/registration. The fee for students, faculty members and senior citizens is $10; it's $20 for nonstudents.
Obscure Italian classic comes to the Schnitzer
"Danger Diabolik" will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is an art museum located on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon. The original building was designed by Ellis F. Lawrence as part of his "main university quadrangle," now known as the Memorial Quadrangle. , 1430 Johnson Lane.
"Danger: Diabolik," is a neglected 1960s classic by Italian director Mario Bava. John Phillip John Phillip (1817-1867) was a Victorian era painter best known for his portrayals of Spanish life. He was nicknamed "Spanish Phillip".
Born into a poor family in Aberdeen in Scotland, Phillip's artistic talent was recognised at an early age. Law plays the masked thief who steals and torments the Italian government, represented by policeman Ginko (Michel Piccoli Michel Piccoli (born December 27, 1925) is a French actor. He was born in Paris to a musical family; his mother was a pianist and his father a violinist. He was married three times, first to Éléonore Hirt, then for eleven years to the singer Juliette Gréco and finally to Ludivine ).
The screening is part of Schnitzer Cinema, an ongoing film series to complement the exhibit, "Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Art of the Superhero su·per·he·ro
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The screening is free.
Guerrilla Screening Series at David Minor David Minor is a billion entrepreneur--he is the Director of the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. David joined TCU in 2000 as the founding Director of the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center.
"I Love Scaring the Scares With My Scars and Stares" will be shown at 8 p.m. today at the David Minor Theater, 180 E. Fifth Ave.
Admission is $3.
The film, by Daniel Eli Dronsfield, is part of the Guerrilla Screening Series, a local filmmaker's showcase now in its third year.
The series concentrates on the work of young directors who create art with little or no budget.
Also featured will be new work from Casey Larson-Brasted and Billy Dieball.
- The Register-Guard