Remaking Cinema with Home Movies
Rick Prelinger is one of the world's foremost experts on "ephemeral films" such as home movies, industrial training films, and advertising. He runs the Prelinger Archive of Moving Images (http://archive.org/details/prelinger ), as well as the Prelinger Library of ephemeral print documents in San Francisco (http://www.prelingerlibrary.org ).
Tuesday, October 15th, Axinn 232 @ 4:30pm
Aaron Smith, Class of 2009 and a Film & Media Culture major, has posted online a discussable version of his senior thesis, "Transmedia Storytelling in Television 2.0," in which he explores how contemporary television has embraced new narrative strategies and digital media to encourage participation in expansive storyworlds. In this online version, he invites readers to comment in the margins of his project to further the dialogue about these new developments.