Dec 16, 2011
Last year, Amherst Media presented Isaac BenEzra with the first annual Jean Haggerty Award at the Amherst Media annual meeting. Below is the video of the award presentation, which features speeches from Ellen Story and Stan Rosenberg.
Dec 14, 2011
For those who sign up for the Animation class, here is a breakdown of what it entails. Day 1: Traditional Hand Drawn Animation Day 2: Stop Motion Animation Day 3 and 4: Style of Students Choice Each class will focus on different parts of animation but the structure of the classes will stay the same. Day 1 and 2 will be specifically focused on Hand Drawn and Stop Motion Animation. After students get a taste of each, they will have a chance to create their own short animated clips using either method on days 3 and 4. Basic Breakdown:
Dec 8, 2011
We've an exciting new animation workshop debuting this Winter Break. Taught by professional Illustrator Gregery Miller, this class is an excellent way to cure Winter Break blues for all 12 to 18 year olds. REGISTER NOW
Dec 5, 2011
It's not often that we get to shine the spotlight on our interns at Amherst Media, but we were able to get some behind the scenes shots of of a few interns hard at work filming the 2011 Merry Maple celebration this past Friday. Below are a few shots of Nicole, Angie and Patrick gathering footage.
Dec 4, 2011
When Jarice Hanson took up her microphone in the Bernie Sander's Room of the Goodell building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst one could tell why she had won the School of Social and Behavior Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award in '09, she brings people in.
Nov 28, 2011
The cold weather seemed to have little effect on the students residing in their own tent city in the middle of the University of Massachusetts ñ Amherst campus. In fact, spirits seemed high as I walked through the grass photographing various signs and tent homes. As I approached the information booth, I caught onto an informative speech by one of the occupiers. A group of students huddled under the information tent were happy to give me some flyers about their mission, the progress of the movement, and upcoming events.
Nov 23, 2011
Amherst Media will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving weekend. We will open on Monday at 10am. Thank you and have an awesome holiday weekend!