The Media School
The Buzz for Undergraduates October 9, 2019
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Welcome to The Buzz, your weekly e-newsletter that keeps you informed on Media School opportunities, news, deadlines and events.

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Gifts of 7K game magazines make IU home to largest collection in Midwest

The magazines provide essential historical context for students and scholars in game studies.

Rasnic wins Krane Scholarship

He’ll use the award to attend the Engagement Innovation Summit, which will inform his research on audience engagement.

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IDS wins 26 CSPA awards

Sarah Verschoor, Joe Schroeder, Emily Abshire, Matt Rasnic, Madelyn Powers, Kendra Wilson and Annie Aguiar won first-place awards.

The Media School pop-up shop. Available only form Sept. 30-Oct. 25. ORDER NOW. The image is of two Media School jackets, a Media School t-shirt and Media school pajama pants in front of a background image of Franklin Hall.

Oct

09

Deadline: Footsteps of Ernie Pyle travel course application
The deadline was extended for The Media School’s spring field experience course “From London to Paris: In the Footsteps of Ernie Pyle.” The semester-long course includes spring break travel to London, England, and Normandy and Paris, France.
“Sea Point Days” screening
7 p.m.
Moving Image Archive, Wells Library 048
“Sea Point Days” (2008), directed by François Verster, gives a record of life in Cape Town, South Africa’s most segregated city, through a space where everyone seems to come together.
The screening is part of this season’s Filmmaker to Filmmaker series exploring the work of South African-based filmmakers Verster and Jahmil X.T. Qubeka, both leaders in the industry.
The event is co-sponsored by The Media School’s Black Film Center/Archive and Center for Documentary Research and Practice.

Oct

10

InLight Film Festival
IU Cinema
The fourth InLight Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, co-sponsored by The Media School, will feature screenings and conversations with five contemporary documentary filmmakers intended to raise awareness and foster dialogue related to socio-political issues.
The screenings are free but require a ticket.​
“Of Good Report” screening
7 p.m.
Moving Image Archive, Wells Library 048
“Of Good Report,” directed by Jahmil X. T. Qubeka, tells the story of an affair between an introverted high school teacher in South Africa and a student that ends in tragic consequences.
The screening is part of this season’s Filmmaker to Filmmaker series, which explores the work of South African-based filmmakers Qubeka and François Verster, both leaders in the industry.
The Media School’s Black Film Center/Archive and Center for Documentary Research and Practice are event co-sponsors.

Oct

11

InLight Film Festival
IU Cinema
The fourth InLight Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, co-sponsored by The Media School, will feature screenings and conversations with five contemporary documentary filmmakers intended to raise awareness and foster dialogue related to socio-political issues.
The screenings are free but require a ticket.​
Flyover Podcast Festival
Dimension Mill
Experienced and aspiring podcasters can learn about creative, technical and business-savvy podcasting innovation. Jay Baer, New York Times best-selling author, will be the keynote speaker.

Oct

12

Deadline: Ross Hazeltine Travel Scholarship application
The Ross Hazeltine Travel Scholarship provides funding for travel or study outside the territorial limits of the United States, Canada or Mexico. Applicants must be in their senior year 2019-20 and planning to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism degree by August 2020.
InLight Film Festival
IU Cinema
The fourth InLight Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, co-sponsored by The Media School, will feature screenings and conversations with five contemporary documentary filmmakers intended to raise awareness and foster dialogue related to socio-political issues.
The screenings are free but require a ticket.​
Thollem McDonas performance
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Luddy Hall: The Dorsey Learning Hall, Room 1106
Composer and pianist Thollem McDonas will perform acoustic and electric piano music alongside video projections by ACVilla.
The performance, part of McDonas’ North American tour, is co-sponsored by The Media School’s Media Arts and Production and Cinema and Media Studies units.

Oct

15

Perfect Your Social Media
5-6 p.m.
501 N. Park Ave.
Join the IU Center of Excellence for Women & Technology’s Social Media Team to do a deep dive into your mission, vision and values, and draft your personal brand.

Oct

18

Fall break
Classes do not meet on fall break.
 

Scholarships

Study abroad scholarship

Deadline: Nov. 15
The Media School has limited funding to support undergraduate scholarships for students who plan to study abroad. Some opportunities are restricted to specific countries, areas of study and financial need.

Margaret H. Knote Advertising Award

Deadline: Dec. 1
The Margaret H. Knote Advertising Award is available to Media School students interested in creative advertising copywriting. To be considered, submit five pieces of creative copy for any media, including traditional print ads, video/TV scripts, storyboards and press releases. The first-place winner will receive $5,000, with prizes for second and third place as well.

Careers and Internships

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Featured internship

Boeing
Business Internship Program: Communications
Summer 2020
Interns are responsible for a variety of initiatives in support of Boeing’s communications priorities, including writing, editing and developing messages; developing website and social media content; and assisting with development and execution of strategic communications plans.

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Semester in Los Angeles

Deadline: Nov. 1
Spend the summer or fall of 2020 interning and taking Media School classes in the heart of Hollywood. Past internship placements have included “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” NBC Universal, FOX Sports and many more.

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