Experimental Film

Creative Boot Camp New York City!

Note: If you’re interested in advertising as a potential field for your career, consider applying for this Creative Boot Camp.

The One Club, a non-profit organization located in NY, would like to extend an invitation to students to participate in their free annual Creative Boot Camp New York City! The CBC will take place from Tuesday, January 20th – Friday, January 23rd, 2015. The CBC will be sponsored by Wunderman Advertising Agency and held at their location.

The Creative Boot Camp is a 4-day workshop that introduces students from all educational backgrounds to the creative process in the advertising industry. The goal is to recruit creative students who are not aware of advertising and design as viable career options and introduce them to the art of conceptualizing and building a campaign for a real client.

The CBC¹s are supported by the best advertising agencies in the world by utilizing their top creative talent to serve as mentors and judges throughout the program. Since it’s inception in New York five years ago, we have successfully completed many boot camp sessions with well over a thousand students participating from various cities including LA, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, San Francisco, and London. We have watched these students go from knowing little to nothing about the field, to using the information and tools they gathered at the boot camp to move on to top advertising training programs, land coveted internship at large advertising agencies and even secure full-time jobs.

  • Provides students with the opportunity to experience what it’s like to work at an agency as a copywriter and art director by creating an advertising campaign based on a creative brief provided by a sponsoring agency.
  • Creates opportunities for networking with top local advertising professionals, who participate throughout the 4-day process as mentors.
  • Participants walk away with a solid advertising campaign to add to their portfolios.
  • Provides free breakfast and lunch to all participants during the course of the workshop.
  • Gives students the chance to compete for an internship position at the sponsoring agency.

Participants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Carolee Schneeman Delivers the 5th Annual Experimental Lecture at NYU

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“Where did I make the wrong turn?”

by Carolee Schneemann

The 5th Annual Experimental Lecture
Presented by the Departments of Cinema Studies and Undergraduate Film & Television

Wednesday, September 17th, 6:15pm
Michelson Theater
Department of Cinema Studies
721 Broadway, 6th Floor

Carolee Schneemann is a visual artist and moving image maker known for her discourses on the body, sexuality and gender. She has been a leader and provocateur in the American avant-garde community since the mid 1960s when she created her groundbreaking performance Meat Joy. From Interior Scroll to Plumb Line to Mortal Coil to Vespers Pool, Schneemann’s work pushes form and consciousness like no other artist working today. Ever since Fuses (1965), her landmark exploration of the female body, Schneemann has pushed visual perception in radical directions that awe, disturb and mystify audiences.

In her Experimental Lecture, Schneemann travels backwards and forwards in time. Beginning with obsessive childhood drawings of a staircase, she will analyze recurring formal properties in her film, sculpture and installation work. The mysteries of a notched stick, paper folds, indentations, the slice of line in space are followed as unexpected structural motives, up to and including her recent photographic grids and objects.

(Via @CinemaStudies)

Courses for Fall 2014

Greetings Internaut!

My name is Juan Monroy, and this the course notes blog for the courses I teach. Throughout the semester, I will be posting announcements, relevant news, and other timely information that relates to our class. Please visit often and feel free to comment.

If you’re enrolled in one of my courses, or are considering enrolling, please review the courses I am teaching this Fall 2014 semester.

Course School Day and Time Course Website
Introduction to Media Industries Fordham University, Lincoln Center Mon and Thu, 2:30 – 3:45 http://juanmonroy.com/mediaindustries
Introduction to Electronic Media Fordham University, Lincoln Center Tuesdays, 2:30 – 5:15 http://juanmonroy.com/electronicmedia
Media Technologies CUNY Queens College Wednesdays, 6:30 – 9:20 http://juanmonroy.com/mediaindustries
Experimental Film Pratt Institute Thursdays, 5:30 – 8:20 http://juanmonroy.com/experimentalfilm

If you have any questions about these courses, please email me at juan@juanmonroy.com.

Light Industry Screens Maya Deren and Sharon Lockhart on August 26

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Light Industry in Brooklyn will be screening two films this coming Tuesday, August 26.

  1. Maya Deren’s A Study in Choreography for Camera (1945, 16mm, 3 min.)
  2. Sharon Lockhart’s Goshogaoka (1997, 16mm, 63 min.)

The two films, despite being produced in very different contexts and over fifty years apart, employ film to study the various possibilities of how the human body moves. We even explore some of the “impossibilities,” too.

Bruce Conner Report (1967) at Yale

The Yale University Art Gallery is screening two Bruce Conner films generated by the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1961: Report (1967) and Television Assassination (1975).

The screenings will be followed by a discussion with Marisa Nakasone, Marcia Brady Tucker Senior Fellow, Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, and J.D. Connor, Assistant Professor, History of Art, Yale University.

Thursday, November 21, 5:30 PM

Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street (at York Street)
New Haven, Connecticut.

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