Media History Research Centre

Posted on November 12, 2015 by

RESCHEDULED The Special Effects Business Is An Oxymoron: An Historical Perspective

Who makes the visual effects for contemporary blockbusters? Employing analyses of industry discourse and global media structures, this talk reveals the historical traces of the smooth corporate rhetoric of “convergence,” “cooperation” and “synergy” that has led to a destabilization in the aesthetic, technology, and labor of these big-budget films. Friday, November 20 | 1 PM Read More

Posted on October 19, 2015 by

REIMAGINING CINEMA: FILM AT EXPO 67

Media History Research Centre presents Reimagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67  A roundtable discussion in response to the publication of “Reimagining Cinema: Film at Expo 67,” edited by Monika Kin Gagnon and Janine Marchessault. Scott MacKenzie from Queen’s University and Inderbir Singh Riar from Carleton University will join Concordia University’s Monika Kin Gagnon, Haidee Wasson, as well as moderator, Jeremy Stolow. Join us! Read More