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Claudia Hart, "Memory Theater 2," 2023

Upcoming Events


Thursday, May 09 - Saturday, May 11 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. CDT at Gene Siskel Film Center Theatre 1

Friday, May 10 - Wednesday, May 22 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. CDT at SAIC Galleries Street Level, SAIC Galleries Lower Level 1, SAIC Galleries Lower Level 2

To view the most up-to-date departmental events, visit Film, Video, New Media, and Animation’s Instagram.

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Conversations at the Edge

Conversations at the Edge is a dynamic series of screenings, performances, and talks by groundbreaking media artists. 

Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound Festival

This program features the work of the next generation of film, video, and new media artists, including innovative live-action shorts, animation, feature-length narrative and nonfiction works, and experimental digital and audio pieces.

Gene Siskel Film Center

One of the country's premiere screening venues dedicated to promoting alum, student, and faculty work, as well as bringing internationally acclaimed filmmakers to Chicago and SAIC.

Grad Talks

Open to SAIC faculty, students, and staff, these talks feature graduate students from the department. To learn more, visit Film, Video, New Media, and Animation’s Instagram.