Jul

15

MFA|EDA Alina Taalman Named Inaugural Cassilhaus Travel Fellow

The Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship, made possible through a partnership between Cassilhaus, the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS), was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by […]

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Jun

15

MFA|EDA Family and Friends at Haverhill Experimental Film Festival

Congratulations to the MFA|EDA family and friends representing (in a big way) at the Haverhill Experimental Film Festival (HEFF), July 22-24, Haverhill, Mass. Screening at HEFF are: Lisa McCarty (’13), Anna Kipervaser (’15), Alex Cunningham (’16), Jason Sudak (’17), Josh Gibson, and David Gatten, including a 16mm workshop with upcoming MFA|EDA  visiting artist Steve Cossman of MONO NO AWARE. Info […]

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Apr

14

Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship for MFA|EDA Alumni

The Duke University Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program (MFA|EDA) and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for MFA|EDA graduates, generously provided by Cassilhaus. Created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist, Cassilhaus has partnered with MFA|EDA […]

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Mar

16

MFA|EDA Alumni Directors and Producers in Spring Film Fests

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following filmmakers and MFA|EDA alumni, all with film festival screenings this spring. Congratulations! ________________________ Anna Kipervaser (’15) — director:  Cairo In One Breath at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival; Instrument at Crossroads Film Festival; A Meeting, In Light at Indie Grits Laura Doggett (’13) — producer:  The […]

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Feb

17

Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait, On View March 5-June 26

Via the Duke University Archive of Documentary Arts (ADA) Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait Photographs by Alex Harris, Amanda Berg, Rachel Boillot, & Jennifer Stratton March 5 – June 26, 2016, Rubenstein Photography Gallery Reception & Artist Talk: April 28, 2016, 4:00-7:00pm, Rubenstein Photography Gallery This exhibit will be comprised of a documentary […]

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Feb

15

MFA|EDA: The February Film Festival Four

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following MFA|EDAs, all with film festival screenings this month. Congratulations! ________________________ Laura Doggett (’13) —  Another Kind of Girl and Children at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (and at SXSW next month). Anna Kipervaser (’15) — Cairo In One Breath at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Ava Lowrey […]

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Jan

18

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Winter 2016 Playlist

The latest Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts dispatches from near and far. Congratulations to all, and mark your calendars for the 2016 MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition, March 25-April 24. ___________________________ Kristin Bedford, ’14 Photography, Racial Equality & the Divine, All Saints Pasadena;  Be Still, Brehm Center Gallery; ___________________________ Amanda Berg, ’14 Where We Live: A […]

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Dec

08

MFA|EDA at 2016 Sundance + Slamdance Film Festivals

Congratulations to Laura Doggett (MFA|EDA ’13) and Michaela O’Brien (MFA|EDA ’16), who have each received recent and exciting film festival news: Another Kind of Girl, directed by Khaldiya Jibawi and produced by Laura Doggett will be screening at the Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31, 2016.  See Sundance’s Short Films press release here. This is the […]

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Nov

16

MFA|EDA Shop Talk with Visiting Alumna Laura Doggett (’13)

MFA|EDA is pleased to share the news that alumna Laura Doggett (’13) will visit Duke and Durham, November 20-24. As part of the visit, which includes MFA|EDA student critiques and the CDS Documentary Forum, former Felsman Fellow Laura Doggett will lead a Shop Talk the morning of Friday Nov 20 — an opportunity for MFA and CDS students interested in continuing their […]

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Nov

09

MFA|EDA Alumni at 21st Annual Cucalorus Film Festival

Congratulations Laura Doggett (’13), Ava Lowrey (’15) and Aaron Kutnick (’15), all with films at the Cucalorus Film Festival, Nov 11-15 __________________________________________________ Laura Doggett produced Barriers of Separation, directed by Raghad Al Khatib, screening Thu Nov 12 at 10:00am. __________________________________________________ Ava Lowrey directed The Button King, screening Sat Nov 14 at 10:00am, and collaborated on […]

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Oct

29

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Fall 2015 Playlist

          The latest MFA|EDA dispatches and achievements from near and far. Congratulations all. ___________________________ Amanda Berg, ’14: Exhibited at PhotoVille in New York City. ___________________________ Rachel Boillot ’14: With work featured in Feature Shoot and the Daily Mail UK, Rachel is exhibiting her current work, Silent Ballad at The Framer’s Corner through […]

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Sep

30

MFA|EDA at 2015 Click! Triangle Photography Festival

MFA|EDA is proud to participate again in the Click! Triangle Photography Festival, a month-long celebration of the medium and the makers in North Carolina’s Triangle region. Find us at the events below, and be sure to check out all Click! events here:   WED SEPT 30 Reception + Artist’s Talk Question Bridge: Black Males Visiting Artist Bayeté Ross-Smith 6:00-8:00pm […]

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