Author Archives: Manuel Betancourt

About Manuel Betancourt

Manuel is a New York City-based writer, editor, and critical thinker. He's a pop culture enthusiast and an eternal Buffy fan. His work has appeared in Film Comment,, Backstage Magazine, Vice, INTO,, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Catapult, among others. He's a regular contributor to Remezcla and Electric Literature. | @bmanuel


Everyone did  a  great job this semester so I figured we should showcase everyone’s work here. Below you’ll find everyone’s project from this semester. 1. GOING BEHIND THE SCENES Students looked at the technical wizardry behind filmmaking, looking at movie … Continue reading

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Final Project Schedule

Below find the schedule for next week’s final project presentation.

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Oral Presentation Grading Rubrics + Schedule

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Gay Men on Screen: “A Place for Us”

My project focuses on the various representations of gay men on screen (both silver and small). Includes clips from The Maltese Falcon (1941) all the way up to American Horror Story: Freakshow (2014), pausing on important LGBT representations (United States of Tara, In & … Continue reading

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Supercut: A Brief History of Title Design

A Brief History of Title Design from Ian Albinson on Vimeo.

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Purpose & Organization; A Case Study

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Signing Out Equipment + Oral Presentations Schedule

To book time in the Plangere Culture Lab, email either Paul Bielecki or Jess Gonzalez (our multimedia tutor). They will work with you to try to match you with open time that will fit their schedule, but they cannot, and will not accommodate students … Continue reading

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