Events

06/2017 Events

Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema

Join us for the opening of the symposium, Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema. Welcome and Thank You Remarks: Johannes von Moltke, Chair, Department of Screen Arts  & Cultures Opening Remarks: Russell Collins, Executive Director & CEO, Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor

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Date
06/05/2017
Time
01:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Symposium

Deutchman in Context: The World of Indie Filmmaking

A panel of film industry experts and historians provide an overview of specialty and indie films from the 1960s-2000s and contextualize how Ira Deutchman has made significant contributions to the marketing and distribution of these films. Panelists:

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Date
06/05/2017
Time
01:30 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Cinecommunicator: Shop Talk with Ira Deutchman

Ira Deutchman discusses his career with U-M Associate Professor Dan Herbert. Panelists: Ira Deutchman, Guest of Honor Dan Herbert, Moderator, Associate Professor, Department of Screen Arts & Cultures Part of the symposium, Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema.

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Date
06/05/2017
Time
03:15 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Tastemaker International: Ribbon Cutting

Join us for the official opening of the Ira Deutchman Collection, University of Michigan Library, Special Collections and the opening of the exhibition Ira Deutchman: A Commitment to Specialty Cinema. Part of the symposium, Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema.

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Date
06/05/2017
Time
04:30 PM to 05:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Symposium

How to Turn Your Film Over to a Distributor and Not Want to Kill Them: Filmmakers Discuss Working with Ira Deutchman

Two noted film directors, Nancy Savoca and Whit Stillman, both of whom have worked with Ira Deutchman, discuss the potential joys, fears and anxiety of turning your cinematic baby over to someone and asking them to help you get people to go to movie theaters and watch it. Panelists:

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Date
06/06/2017
Time
03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Location
Screening Room, Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty Street
Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Hoop Dreams: A Case Study of Bringing a Film to Market

The cinematographer of Hoop Dreams, one of the most highly respected documentaries of the past two decades, along with two experts in marketing, distributing and public relations, discuss how the film came to be and the challenges of distributing it. Followed by a free screening of Hoop Dreams. Panelists:

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Date
06/06/2017
Time
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Location
Main Theater Auditorium, Michigan Theater, 603 East Liberty Street
Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Ellen Van Volkenburg, Nellie Cornish, and the Michigan Connection

Photograph of Nellie Cornish and Ellen Van Volkenburg, ca. 1932. Ellen Van Volkenburg and Maurice Browne Papers, Special Collections, University of Michigan Library.

As the University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial this year, Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA, is preparing to celebrate the 2018 centennial of its Theater Department, one of the oldest such departments in the country, which was co-founded by U-M alumna Ellen Van Volkenburg and her then-husband Maurcie Browne. Mark Bocek, Media Specialist for Cornish College of the Arts, has been on a multi-year research journey to uncover the history of the Theater Department, which led him to the University of Michigan's Special Collections Library, home to the Ellen Van Volkenb

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Date
06/08/2017
Time
04:00 PM to 05:15 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Copyright and Accessibility

How does copyright law interact with making copyrighted works accessible to people with disabilities? Learn more at this workshop from Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office. Please register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana at anaenriq@umich.edu.

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Date
06/15/2017
Time
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

What Copyright Covers

This workshop explains what’s copyrightable, what’s not, and what that means for people who reuse those materials. Do you know why copyright protects the yellow pages of a phone book, but not the white pages? How about the types of plot elements a novelist is allowed to copy from another book? Please register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana Enriquez at anaenriq@umich.edu.

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Date
06/16/2017
Time
02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

Copyright and Preservation

This workshop explains how copyright law applies to preservation work. How does copyright law treat preservation by libraries, archives, and museums? When does copyright law permit you to provide access to a preservation copy, or to create a replacement copy? Please register via TeachTech or by contacting Ana Enriquez at anaenriq@umich.edu.

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Date
06/19/2017
Time
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Copyright Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

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