Daniel C. Rudin

Field of Study / Research: Research Topic: Public/Counterpublic: The Politics of Cinema, Work, and Video in the Philippines

Program: Fulbright - American Program - Students


Philippine Affiliation: University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication, Diliman

U.S. Affiliation: University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Educational Background
Ph.D. Candidate, Film and Digital Media
University of California at Santa Cruz, 2014 – present

Master of Fine Arts in Transmedia
University of Texas at Austin, 2012

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006
Selected Publications & Conferences
  • “Ivens, the Party, and Song of Heroes: Documentary Personalization as Socialist Construction,” Visible Evidence, Buenos Aires, 2017.
  • "Whose World is the World? Searching for Solidarity Between the Political and the Aesthetic," Visible Evidence, University of Montana, 2016
  • "Documentary and Aesthetic Rupture: Social Content and Social Media," presented at Digital Divide, University of the Philippines, Manila 2015.
  • Workers find ways: Tara, break muna, published by Rappler, Manila 04.17.2013
  • "Negotiating Documentary Space," MFA thesis, UT Austin, 2012
Grants & Fellowships
  • Fulbright US Student Grant, 2018-2019
  • Florence French Scholarship, 2016, 2017
  • Big Ideas@Berkeley, 2016
  • UCSC Blum Scholar Grant Program, 2015, 2016
  • University of California Institute for Research in the Arts, 2015
  • Cota-Robles Fellowship, 2014-2019
  • Henry Luce Fellowship, 2012 - 2013
  • Oxbow Fellowship, 2011
  • Martha Leipziger-Pearce Endowed Scholarship, 2011 - 2012
  • E. M. Miller & E. M. Wells Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Art, 2011 - 2012
  • Bruton Fellowship, 2009 - 2010