Fall Film Seminar on Flagler campus


Communication Department Chair Tracy Halcomb reported to Historic City News that Barton Palmer will be the keynote speaker at Flagler’s first Fall Film Seminar.

Thanks to a new cinema and media studies concentration, the communication department will host its first Fall Film Seminar October 27th and 28th on the Flagler College campus.

Well-distinguished film figures Barton Palmer, Ashley Maynor, Dustin Miller and Paul Cohen will speak at the seminar, which is sponsored by the college’s communication department.

An internationally renowned film scholar and author, Palmer, who is director of the Film Studies program at Clemson University and a Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature, will speak about “The Future of Film Studies” Tuesday, October 27th at 4:00 p.m. in the Flagler College Auditorium located at 14 Granada St.

Ashley Maynor, an award-winning documentary filmmaker and educator at Virginia Tech, is the co-founder and program director of Virginia Tech’s Blacksburg Stories Youth Video Workshop. Maynor will screen her movie, “For Memories’ Sake” Tuesday, October 27th at 5:00 p.m. in Kenan Hall, Room 300.

Dustin Miller, St. Augustine local and Flagler communication alum, will also speak at the event. He is the co-founder of Flesh Profits Nothing, a local production company with an international scope. Miller plans to screen his latest project: “Dane Reynolds Surf Film” Tuesday, October 27th at 5:30 p.m. in Kenan Hall, Room 300.

Paul Cohen has acquired, marketed, and distributed hundreds of films, as well as managed large motion picture companies. He co-founded the Palm Beach International Film Festival and is currently the Director of the Torchlight Program at Florida State University. Cohen will speak about “Getting into Film Graduate School” followed by a screening of “the Baader Meinhof Complex” on Wednesday October 28th at 3:00 p.m. in the Flagler Room, 74 King St.

This seminar is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the communication department at (904) 819-6247

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