WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Day School and its Media Arts Department have announced the launch of an after-school media arts program in the fall of 2022 for Ulster County youth interested in film and media, but not having access to educational resources on cinema and the media. The goal is to connect area students interested …

By Mike McGann, Editor-in-Chief, The Times @mikemcgannpa New year, same old … well, a lot of things. We’ve been getting our butt kicked by a virus for two years, half the country thinks the other half are corrupt liars and we’re heading to a time when we won’t even agree whether the skies are blue …

“Innovative Ways to Increase Social Media Proficiency in Sri Lanka” was the theme of a closed-door roundtable hosted by the UNESCO New Delhi office and Mythos Labs on December 8, 2021. The roundtable mobilized various experts from institutions such as the Sri Lankan government, Facebook, Hashtag Generation, the Ford Foundation and General Sir John Kotelawala …

AMT: What are you currently working on? A J: I just finished working on special episodes for the Disney Junior show “Mira, Royal Detective”. I worked on a bunch of character designs for some really exciting episodes. I can’t say too much, but there will be a lot of great costume design, a lot of …

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (December 13, 2021) – When the Poynter Institute launched its MediaWise digital media education initiative in 2018, the non-partisan nonprofit set an ambitious goal. Teach 1 million middle and high school students how to better detect misleading or inaccurate information on the Internet. Today, almost four years later, MediaWise has reached 21 …

More than 70% of voters said they supported teaching students about the benefits and risks of social media in schools, according to a new Morning Consult / Politico poll, which comes after the Florida Senate. advanced an invoice this would require such a practice in state public schools. Why is this important Florida State Senator …

On December 1, graduates of the Portfolio and Advanced TV and Cinema classes presented their art in the Wheatley Gallery for the Senior Semester presentation. Professor Andrew Ames from the Department of Media Arts, who is the gallery’s co-coordinator alongside Professor Christine Holtz, shared his thoughts on the event. “It’s so much fun to see …

It is the season of hope, faith and joy. So, like everyone else, the Columbian Editorial Board is compiling a wishlist. Of course, we will ask Santa for conscientious elected officials, free and fair elections, and a new bridge. (Doesn’t everyone have these items on their list?) More importantly, we hope for better media literacy …

In a year and a half, sophomore media arts student Michael Scott has written, produced, directed, edited and is currently screening his first feature film “Black Box”. Scott began pre-production of “Black Box” in early May 2020 during his gap year between high school and college. Although he wrote the script himself, he thanks his …

1,000 children and adolescents aged 11 to 17 were interviewed in Latvia. In total, over 5,000 adolescents from the Baltic States, Finland and Sweden participated in the study. The results of the survey show that a third or 34% of children and young people in Latvia are often confronted with false information in the Internet …