Master Schedule

*Indicates simultaneous events
Saturday, April 21

Student Arrivals
12-5pm: Dewey Hall

Faculty Meeting
3:30-5:15pm: Crowley Center

Graduating Students: Thesis files drop-off
4pm: College Hall 306

Dinner
5-6:30pm: Dewey Hall

New Student Presentation Tech Check
6-7pm: Noble Lounge

7-8:30pm: Noble Lounge

Welcome Reception
8:45-10:30pm: Café Anna

Sunday, April 22

Yoga (optional)
7-7:40am: Geezum Crow Studio

Breakfast
7-8:30am: Dewey Hall

*Lecture and Screening: Terence Nance, "Work Work Work Work Work"
9:15am-12pm: Noble Lounge
How to know when it's working and when it's not working and everything in between. Scene study, sensitivity, and self-awareness. Includes a sneak preview screening of the pilot for RANDOM ACTS OF FLYNESS, Terence’s new series for HBO.

*Thesis Reviews - Faculty Only
9am-12pm: College Hall 205, 206, 208

*Lunch
12:15-1:15pm: Dewey Hall

*Faculty Lunch
12:30-1:30pm: Crowley Center

*Orientation for New Students 
1:45-2:30pm: College Hall Chapel

1:45-4pmCollege Hall 205, 206, 208

General Welcome - All
4:15-5:15pm: College Hall Chapel

Dinner
5:30-6:30pm: Dewey Hall

Thesis Screening: Lex Lybrand
7pm: Savoy Theater

Monday, April 23

by 5pm: Film Commons

Yoga (optional)
7-7:40am: Geezum Crow Studio

Breakfast
7-8:30am: Dewey Hall

9am-12pm: College Hall 205, 206, 208

Lunch
12:15-1:15pm: Dewey Hall

*New Students: IT and Library Orientation 
1:15-2pm: Library

1:30-3pm: College Hall 205, 206, 208

*Lecture: Ramona Diaz
3:30-5:15pm: Noble Lounge
Ramona screens and discusses excerpts from her body of work.

*Thesis Feedback Sessions: Faculty Reviewers & Graduating Students
3:30-4:30pm: College Hall 205, 206, 208

Dinner
5:30-6:30pm: Dewey Hall

Screening: MOTHERLAND
with Filmmaker Ramona Diaz
7-10pm: Savoy Theater



Tuesday, April 24

Yoga (optional)
7-7:40am: Geezum Crow Studio

Breakfast
7-8:30am: Dewey Hall

Round Table Assignments Posted
8:30am: by email

All Students: Title IX Presentation
8:45-9:15am
: Noble Lounge

Students meet with President & VP/Student Services
9:15-10am: 
Noble Lounge

*Round Table Session 
10:15am-12:15pm: College Hall Chapel

*Graduating Students: New Alumni Meeting
10:30-10:45am
: Café Anna

*Lunch
12:15-1:15pm: Dewey Hall

*Graduating Students: Tech Check
12:30-1:20pm: Savoy Theater

Work-in-Progress Screening: MY AUTONOMOUS NEIGHBOR 
with Filmmaker Michel Negroponte
1:30-3pm: Savoy Theater

Lecture: Yance Ford"The Private 'I': Voice, Intention, Intimacy and the 'Personal' Film"
3:30-5:15pm: Noble Lounge
Yance discusses STRONG ISLAND as an act of personal and political resistance, and what it means to construct a formalist documentary film.

Dinner
5:30-6:30pm: Dewey Hall

Screening: STRONG ISLAND 
with Director/Producer Yance Ford
7-10pm: Savoy Theater

Wednesday, April 25
by 6pm: Film Commons

Yoga (optional)
7-7:40am: Geezum Crow Studio

Breakfast
7-8:30am: Dewey Hall

*Lecture: Mike Day, "The Art of Nonfiction Filmmaking" 
9:15-10:45am: Noble Lounge
A workshop on the craft of making documentary films. Documentaries span many forms within their broad genre, from journalism to art, activism to entertainment and are now also having a renaissance stylistically as filmmaking technology becomes smaller and more affordable. A discussion on cinematic language in documentary and the importance of craft in nonfiction filmmaking.   

*Faculty meet with President, CFO, & Dean
9:30-10:30am: College Hall 208

11am-12pm: College Hall 204, 205, 206, 208

*New Students: Photo IDs
11-11:30am: College Hall 402

*4th Sem Students: Bursar Meeting, Fall 2018 Commencement Planning
11-11:30am: College Hall Chapel

*Thesis Reading Rehearsals/ self-organized
11am-12:15pm: Noble Lounge, Noble Reading Room, College Hall 103, College Hall 416

Lunch
12:15-1:15pm: Dewey Hall

Nature Walk
1:30-2:45pm: Morse Farm or Hubbard Park

Lecture: Josephine Decker, "Creating the Ensemble" 
3-5pm: College Hall Chapel
We often think of directing as focusing on an actor's individual performance and bringing out their best work. But acting happens in relation to others. In this workshop, students will work together on ensemble-building exercises that bring out each actor's relationship to other actors, creating a more complex dynamic that gets performers out of their heads and into the life of their work.

Dinner
5:30-6:30pm: Dewey Hall

Screening: MADELINE'S MADELINE 
with filmmaker Josephine Decker
7-10pm: Savoy Theater

Thursday, April 26

Yoga (optional)
7-7:40am: Geezum Crow Studio

Breakfast
7-8:30am: Dewey 
Hall

Advisor Assignments Posted
9am: via email

Academic Meetings
9am-12p
m: Chapel, then Faculty Offices

*Lunch
12:15-1:15pm: Dewey 
Hall

*Faculty Lunch
12:15-1:15pm
: Crowley Center

Thesis Readings: Mohammed Mamdouh, Jared Thompson
1:30-2:30pm: Noble Lounge

Lecture: Michael Almereyda, "Selected Shorts" 
3-5pm: Noble Lounge

Michael will screen and discuss a selection of short films.


Dinner
5:30-6:30pm: Dewey 
Hall

Screening: MARJORIE PRIME with Writer/Director Michael Almereyda
7
-10
pm: Savoy Theater


Friday, April 27

Yoga (optional)
7-7:40am: Geezum Crow Studio

Breakfast
7-8:30am: Dewey Hall

Academic Meetings
9-11:30am: Faculty Offices

Commencement Rehearsal
11:30-12pm: College Hall Chapel

Lunch
12:15-1:15pm: Dewey Hall

Thesis Readings: Virgil Carman, Amy Hesketh, George Nicholas
1:30-3pm: College Hall Chapel

Thesis Screenings: Kris Atkinson, Amy Hesketh, Laurence Unger, Angelique Webster
3:30-5pm: Savoy Theater

*Dinner
5:30-6:30pm: Dewey Hall

*Faculty Dinner with Board of Trustees
6-8pm: Gary Library

Wrap Party - byo playlist - Dancing in the Café
8-11:30pm: Café Anna/Gallery
Food and beverage in the Gallery.

Saturday, April 28

Semester Study Plans Finalized and Uploaded
by 3pm: Film Commons

Yoga (optional)
7-7:40am: Geezum Crow Studio

Breakfast
7-8:30am: Dewey Hall

Academic Meetings
9
-10:45
am: Faculty Offices

Commencement
11am-12pm: College Hall Chapel

Reception
12-1:30pm: Café Anna/Gallery

Departures Begin
3pm

Dinner
5:30-6:30pm: Dewey Hall