The Carsey-Wolf Center congratulates the first recipient of its new internship scholarship. Elizabeth Cook, who is majoring in Film and Media Studies and Feminist Studies at UCSB, will be working as a production intern at Partizan for the summer of 2019. To apply for a Carsey-Wolf Internship Scholarship, please visit this page.
Inaugural Carsey-Wolf Center Internship Scholarship recipient
Thursday–Saturday, February 20–22, 2020 The Carsey-Wolf Center’s 2020 annual conference “Television, Politics, Publics” will explore the ways in which television remains a crucial site for the deliberation over questions of “citizenship” and public discourse. Encompassing political news as well as scripted and unscripted entertainment, the conference aims to address a range of formats, from sports to political satire to reality TV. In an era of so-called “fake” news and clutter, how do we define and delimit the “televisual”? Participants will
Television, Politics, Publics: February 2020
Cinema, in its essence, is a special effect. From the medium's first days, filmmakers have used cutting edge-technologies, physical skill, and world-class craftsmanship to dazzle audiences and keep movies spectacular. The Carsey-Wolf Center’s fall 2019 series Special Effects invites audiences to explore the diverse history of special-effects cinema through a series of remarkable films, spanning Hollywood classics, CGI blockbusters, and previously unseen documentary footage. Expanding on traditional definitions of the term “special effects,” this series investigates the craft of special
Special Effects: fall 2019