Category: Film & Television

Hollywood Reporter Ranks COM as a Top Film School

The College of Communication is ranked 13th for “Top 25 Best Film Schools in America” by the Hollywood Reporter. Here at COM, we strive to disrupt the status quo. Home to three alumna who are at the top of the Women in Entertainment Power 100 list, breaking gender barriers has distinguished us from other schools. “So many women in the audience,” said Bonnie Arnold (COM’78)… Read More

Charlotte Howell selected for 2017 Television Academy Foundation Faculty Seminar Program

College of Communication Professor Charlotte Howell has been selected to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2017 Faculty Seminar Program. Members of the Television Academy selected just 25 professors from colleges and universities nationwide for the annual program. The faculty fellows will gain the latest information on the television and content development industries from top… Read More

Alum Adam Finkelstein (COM’09) Makes Movie Trailers for the Masses

It starts with a sound: footsteps on a metal staircase, or the choke of an engine. A siren’s wail follows, or an eerie xylophone. Then a voice comes in with an ominous message. No more than 15 seconds has passed, but looking away is no longer an option. That’s the goal for Adam Finkelstein (COM’09),… Read More

BU Cinematheque Gives Students a Glimpse into FX’s “The Americans”

Sure, The Americans is about a couple of KGB spies. But executive producer Stephen Schiff told the audience at last Friday night’s BU Cinematheque that the FX series is really about much more: it’s about us. “There’s a lot of skullduggery and spycraft and people doing nasty, nasty things to one another,” Schiff said. “But it’s really… Read More

Emily Sheehan Wins Best Film at Boston Redstone

Nothing could stop Borderline at Friday night’s 37th annual Redstone Film Festival, not even an errant fire alarm in the Tsai Performance Center that temporarily halted the film halfway through its screening. Despite that five-minute interruption, Borderline, directed by Emily Sheehan, took home the best film and several technical awards for its gritty depiction of… Read More

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