Fwd: Conference Announcement

Ono Seiko and Aaron Gerow onogerow
Wed Jan 20 08:12:24 EST 1999

For those if you in the area, there will in an interesting screening of 
_Page of Madness_ in conjunction with this sound conference.

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From: Michael J. Quinn <mjquinn at duke.edu>

The Duke University Film and Video Program and
The Department of Music Present:

Sound Is Overlooked
History, Technology and Aesthetics of Music and Sound in Motion Pictures

Duke University
January 22-24 1999

        Sound Is Overlooked is a conference which will bring together
composers, musicians, engineers, and academics in an exciting exploration
of audio and music in the entertainment industry.  Sound Is Overlooked is 
from a traditional academic conference; it will include music 
film screenings, sound/acoustic demonstrations, and career roundtables,
as well as panel discussions between composers and academics.
All events will take place at Duke University.

For a complete schedule, check out our website at

Highlights of the conference will include:

Friday, January 22:

Keynote Address: Film Sound -- All of It -- 5:00 pm
        Rick Altman, University of Iowa
        Bone Hall, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, East Campus, Duke

World Premiere Screening -- Midnight
         _Instrument_ (Jem Cohen and Fugazi, 1998)
        The World Premiere of Jem Cohen's 10-years-in-the-making
                documentary of the D.C. Hardcore band Fugazi
        Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center, West Campus
        Admission $3 -- Purchase an hour before the show at the door

Saturday, January 23

Film Screening -- 10:00 am
        Independent filmmaker Alan Berliner screens his films
                _Everywhere at Once_, _Late City Edition_, _Audiofile_
        Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center, West Campus

Career Roundtable: Duke Graduates in the Industry -- 2:00 pm
        Duke University graduates discuss their careers in the
                music and film industries.

Film Screening and Performance -- 4:00 pm
        _Page of Madness_ (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1926, Japan)
        Live Accompaniment: Philip Johnston's Transparent Quartet
                will perform their newly written score for the film
        Admission -- $10 general, $5 students
        Tickets can be purchased by calling 919-684-4444

Keynote Presentation: From Duke to Hollywood -- 7:30 pm
        Noted composer and Duke graduate Patrick Williams discusses
                his career in Hollywood.
        Bone Hall, Mary Duke Biddle Music Building, East Campus

Sunday, January 24

Screening and Performance: The Living Nickelodeon -- 3:00 pm
        Ever wonder about turn-of-the-century film exhibition?
                Professor Rick Altman has recreated the experience,
                with films and live music from the era.
        Admission -- $5
        Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center, West Campus
        Tickets can be purchased by calling 919-684-4444

We hope to see you there!

Professor Jane Gaines
Film and Video Program
Duke University

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