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Russing's Documentary "Arthur, Meet Ruth" Wins Awards

Monday, September 25, 2017
Arthur, Meet Ruth, a documentary by AMI  screenwriting instructor Cole Russing, won the Best Documentary and Judges' Choice awards at the Asheville Film Festival in September.  The film tells the story of 92 year old Arthur H. Kingberg, born in Frankfurt, Germany, whose childhood was... Read More »

LIFT welcomes Anna Kipervaser as Visiting Artist

Monday, September 18, 2017
AMI Instructor Anna Kipervaser spent a month this summer as a Visiting Artist at the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT). While there, Kipervaser taught workshops in Materiality and Light and utilized the facility's JK optical printer and darkroom... Read More »

AMI Instructor’s Film Receives Documentary Award

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
“The Rise and Fall of Liberty,” a documentary from filmmaker Carol Thomson and editor Jim Haverkamp, an AMI instructor, has won the Documentary Feature/Best Overall award at the North Carolina Museum of History Longleaf Film Festival in Raleigh. The film examines Durham’s development and... Read More »

Elaine Pak & Upasana Chandra Receive 2017 AMI Awards

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Elaine Pak and Upasana Chandra were recently recognized for their achievements with 2017 awards from the Arts of the Moving Image program. Elaine was named Undergraduate Filmmaker of the Year, an award the department's faculty selects based on the student's work — including all classes and... Read More »

AMI Junior Involved in Moogfest VR Project

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Maria Carrasco, a junior English major receiving a certificate in the Arts of the Moving Image program, is one of 10 Duke students involved creating an immersive VR experience that will be featured at Moogfest. Maria has been working on an introduction video, which visitors will watch before... Read More »