MECHTHILD SCHMIDT
Since 2002
Works in Nyc, Nebraska United States of America

BIO
Mechthild Schmidt, an artist and motion designer, has worked for major Post Houses and networks for over a decade before joining NYU's faculty in their BS degree in Digital Communications and Media. She has exhibited and spoken widely on her interest in media convergence and a digital aesthetic (Bauhaus Dessau, KHM Cologne, Siggraph, BDA, and MIT/CAVS)
A principal of HouseWorks digital media, Mechthild has won artistic and commercial awards, including the Design of the German Filmprize Statue, an International Monitor Award, a DAAD Grant, and a Fellowship for the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, NYC.
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EVENT

CrossRoads Spring 2011: Social Networks - translating virtual engagement into political reality


Dates:
Fri Feb 18, 2011 18:00 - Fri Feb 18, 2011

Location:
New York, New York
United States of America

What are the opportunities and challenges for engagement via social networks for a provider such as Facebook, for academia and media professionals?
Witnessing the role of social media from election campaigns to grassroots movements, from disaster relief to amateur journalism we invite you to a discussion on social and political consequences of media access and the need for an educated user of participatory media.
 
Speaker:
Andrew Noyes
Public Policy Communications Manager, Facebook
Andrew Noyes (Washington D.C.) works with policymakers, the press and the public and explains how the social networking giant helps its more than 500 million users share in a more trusted environment; helps makes the world more connected; and drives economic growth.
Interviewed by: Dr. Anthony Pennings, NYU-SCPS, McGhee-DCoM
 
Reservations:
scpsevents.rsvp@nyu.edu,   Subjectline:CrossRoads
Or: 212-992-7277
Produced by Mechthild Schmidt, Clin. Associate Professor,  Digital Communications + Media (DCoM) at NYU-SCPS/McGhee and by the DCoM student club and the Office of Events at SCPS. The event is free & open to the public. Picture ID needed.


EVENT

NYU McGhee: “Study in Virtual Worlds - SECOND LIFE


Dates:
Thu Apr 17, 2008 00:00 - Mon Apr 07, 2008

Thursday, April 17, PANEL, 6 - 8:30PM Study in Virtual Worlds - SECOND LIFE

6PM reception and screening of 8-minute machinima
6:30 - 8:30 panel

Panelists:
William (Liam) Fry, NYU ITS Student Technology services
Kathleen Hulley, Master Teacher for Literature, Critical Thinking, and Media Studies
Anthony Pennings, Master Teacher for Communications Technologies
Mechthild Schmidt, Master Teacher for Computer Animation and Visual Effects

The panel will discuss the findings of a McGhee-SCPS project from Fall 2007 that explored Second Life as a vehicle for interdisciplinary studies between media practice ( 'Macbeth' machinima, designed and shot in Second Life) and media theory ('Media Genres' and 'Political Economy of Digital Media'). Participating degrees were the BS in Digital Communications and Media and the BA in Media Studies.

Location: NYU campus at the WOOLWORTH Building, 15 Barclay St (Broadway+ City Hall Park south), subways 4,5,6,W,R,A,C,E
The event is free and open to the public. ID required at the door. Refreshments will be served.
Use the link to RSVP!


EVENT

NYU McGhee: Study in Virtual Worlds - SECOND LIFE


Dates:
Thu Apr 17, 2008 00:00 - Mon Apr 07, 2008

Thursday, April 17, PANEL, 6 - 8:30PM Study in Virtual Worlds - SECOND LIFE

Panelists:
William (Liam) Fry, NYU ITS Student Technology services
Kathleen Hulley, Master Teacher for Literature, Critical Thinking, and Media Studies
Anthony Pennings, Master Teacher for Communications Technologies
Mechthild Schmidt, Master Teacher for Computer Animation and Visual Effects

The panel will discuss the findings of a McGhee-SCPS project from Fall 2007 that explored Second Life as a vehicle for interdisciplinary studies between media practice ( 'Macbeth' machinima, designed and shot in Second Life) and media theory ('Media Genres' and 'Political Economy of Digital Media'). Participating degrees were the BS in Digital Communications and Media and the BA in Media Studies.

Location: NYU campus at the WOOLWORTH Building, 15 Barclay St (Broadway+ City Hall Park south), subways 4,5,6,W,R,A,C,E
The event is free and open to the public. ID required at the door. Refreshments will be served.
Use the link to RSVP!


EVENT

NYU McGhee: “Study in Virtual Worlds - SECOND LIFE


Dates:
Thu Apr 17, 2008 00:00 - Mon Apr 07, 2008

Thursday, April 17, PANEL, 6 - 8:30PM Study in Virtual Worlds - SECOND LIFE

Panelists:
William (Liam) Fry, NYU ITS Student Technology services
Kathleen Hulley, Master Teacher for Literature, Critical Thinking, and Media Studies
Anthony Pennings, Master Teacher for Communications Technologies
Mechthild Schmidt, Master Teacher for Computer Animation and Visual Effects

The panel will discuss the findings of a McGhee-SCPS project from Fall 2007 that explored Second Life as a vehicle for interdisciplinary studies between media practice ( 'Macbeth' machinima, designed and shot in Second Life) and media theory ('Media Genres' and 'Political Economy of Digital Media'). Participating degrees were the BS in Digital Communications and Media and the BA in Media Studies.

Location: NYU campus at the WOOLWORTH Building, 15 Barclay St (Broadway+ City Hall Park south), subways 4,5,6,W,R,A,C,E
The event is free and open to the public. ID required at the door. Refreshments will be served.
Use the link to RSVP!


DISCUSSION

newsletter listing: NYU/McGhee panel 3-28 Press Release + flyer


Dear Kevin,
Thanks, here it is again ( the Press release explains the series + has
bios - if you have the 'room' -- The flyer is shorter,)

Mechthild Schmidt

PRESS RELEASE

Digital Communications and Media at the Paul McGhee Division (SCPS/NYU)
presents

CrossRoads
A discourse on Themes in Digital Arts & Technology

Designing + Reflecting the Screen

Monday, March 28, 2005, 6-8 pm
NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Rosenthal Pavillion, ID
required to enter the building
To reserve a seat rsvp to 212-992-7277
CrossRoads, a new panel series will examine topics in Digital Arts,
Industry, and Theory. An important aspect of this series is the
cross-fertilization of creative ideas in neighboring digital fields.
In 'Designing + Reflecting the Screen