Making ‘Nativity’ - Debbie Issit
Debbie Isitt is a comic writer, film director and performer. She set up world renowned theatre company Snarling Beasties in the 1980’s to great critical acclaim. Her plays have won several awards including “The Independent theatre award” in 1989 and the “Time Out” theatre award in 1991 as well as Perrier Pick of the Fringe for three consecutive years. Debbie is renowned for her work with actors and improvisation. In this Coventry Conversation you can hear Debbie talking about "Nati
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Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
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21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)
This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to tr
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CSUN 2010 Senior Film Showcase - Trailers
Trailers for four of the films screening in the 2010 Cinema & Television Arts Senior Film Showcase: - Misdirection - Onigiri - Be Good to Eddie Lee - Sheeps and Wolves For contact and event information, visit CTVA's website: www.csun.ctva.edu
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Distinguished Alumni Awards 2010: Diane Warren
Biographical tribute video for Diane Warren ('78), one of the most successful and acclaimed songwriters of the last two decades and one of three honorees at the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Music, photographs, film/ video clips, and Diane Warren interview provided by Diane Warren and RealSongs. Used by permission. Mike Curb video message provided by Curb Records Edited by Krishna Narayanamurti Produced by Gray Mounger, Shellie Hadvina, Cheryl McMillan, the Alumni Relations Office, and the
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Vampires! The Psychology, Science, and Impact of a Literary Monster
PULLMAN, Wash.—Vampires are a hot topic in pop culture as the HBO series "True Blood" and the "Twilight Saga" film series take over every corner of the media. But the influence of vampires has been around for centuries. Anne Stiles, a Washington State University assistant professor of English, has been looking at how vampires reflected Victorian society, and how science and the mythical creatures influenced each other. She said it all comes down to our souls and psychology. Starting in the
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How to Draw the Mouth on a Cartoon Character
Danny Page is a professional cartoonist and illustrator and in this video, and he demonstrates how to add details to a cartoon character. This video starts with the eyes and nose already drawn. English captions. (02:51)
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CIA AOS Student Jehan Luth
CIA culinary arts student Jehan Luth talks about his passion for food and why he chose The Culinary Institute of America.
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Making Documentaries that Matter - Paul Watson
Paul Watson and controversy go together hand-in-hand. This is what he does in his films and in the media storms that so often surround them. Paul is making documentaries that matter. Little wonder they cause ripples in TV executive suites and in the press. Paul lives his films. Literally. He has retooled so his “crew” is just him and a digital video camera. It allows him to get right in the face and under the skin of those he is filming. In this Coventry Conversation, Paul talks about maki
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21L.011 The Film Experience (MIT)
This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. The primary focus is on American cinema, but secondary attention is paid to works drawn from other great national traditions, such as France, Italy, and Japan. The syllabus includes such directors as Griffith, Keaton, Chaplin, Renoir, Ford, Hitchcock, Altman, De
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Social Media in Education: Challenges and Opportunities

Originally presented as a keynote at the 2104 ACPA Residential Curriculum Institute at Virginia Tech, this presentation provides an overview about how you can integrate social media as a learning and community development strategy in student affairs and informal learning contexts.

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Putting Channel 4 on the Air - Channel 4 Day - Mike Bolland
Mike Bolland joined BBC Scotland in 1963 as an office junior before leaving for production work at the BBC in London and then in 1981 for the then newly established Channel 4. There he was the first media employee in the UK responsible for youth programming before becoming the Channel’s Head of Arts and Entertainment (1987 – 1990). Currently Mike works as a freelance television consultant and writer and has been head of TV at the National Film and Television School since 2006. This Coventry
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Creative Life After Coventry - Verity Pabla, The Don Burroni and Brad Powell
Three creative graduates - Verity Pabla, Brad Powell and 'the Don Burroni' - came back to Coventry University to discuss how they have set up their own creative businesses. Verity Pabla co-founded I’m Not a Machine Productions and launched as a professional company in late 2007. Her company has developed a reputation for being innovative, resourceful, free-spirited and truly creative through, in the most part, music and film work. 'The Don Burroni' conceived, scripted, produced, directed and
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Sesame Street: How to use eating utensils
Ernie is describing how to use each eating utensil.  He is telling the Cookie Monster which utensil he should use to eat different foods that are on his plate. 
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The Human Economy: an ongoing international project
Eminent anthropologist Keith Hart will be talking about his book, The Human Economy, which gives readers a new economic perspective, covering topics ranging from globalisation to corporate social responsibility. Keith Hart is emeritus professor at Goldsmith's College and honorary professor at the University of Kwazulu Natal.
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Lolita with Imraan Coovadia
Acclaimed novelist Imraan Coovadia spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 1 April He discussed How to read Lolita. Written by Vladimir Nabokov Lolita was first published in Paris in 1955 It is one of the best known and most controversial books of 20th Century literature Coovadia says I will be talking about the Lolita problem How do we respond to a book which is a first person narrative by a man who is trying to s
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Imagining the City: Memories and cultures in Cape Town
The overriding strength of this book is that it places people, ordinary people at the centre of memory at the centre of historical and contemporary experience and thus at the centre of re-imagining and owning the city of Cape Town It is as they speak what they choose to say what they choose to remain silent about that we become aware of the possibilities of the city if it really did embrace all its people in all of their diversity. From the Foreword by Mike van Graan playwright and arts activist
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MA Professional Writing: Screenwriting Unit
This unit is designed to build your knowledge about story-telling and focuses on the writing of TV, radio, short film and feature film scripts. Whilst primarily dealing with forms of dramatic fiction, you'll also look at documentary and documentary-drama. You'll analyze different forms of scriptwriting, the elements they have in common and the specific tools that can help to deliver better scripts in each medium.
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This site profiles Presidential inaugurations of the past using primary sources from the American Memory historical collections of the Library of Congress. Through images, film, and personal recollections users can view the pomp and circumstance of Inaugurations.
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