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May 21st, 2013

Geena Davis partners with Hothouse Productions

Film & Television

In a recent interview with The Boston Globe, actress and Boston University alumna Geena Davis (CFA ’79, Hon. ’99) talked about the role COM’s Hothouse Productions played in her latest venture: identifying the gender disparity in media programming aimed at young children with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The institute’s mission is […]

August 27th, 2012

Jazz Dreams in San Francisco

Film & Television

Prof. Geoff Poister is headed to San Francisco this weekend to showcase his latest directing work, Jazz Dreams II. The film follows three young jazz musicians from New Orleans for 14 years as they navigate their careers. Shot in New Orleans from 1998 to 2000, with follow-up visits in 2002, 2008 and 2010, Jazz Dreams […]

February 2nd, 2012

‘Mad Men’ director visits Cinematheque

Film & Television

Director Jennifer Getzinger (COM ’90) screened an episode of the acclaimed series Mad Men for Cinematheque. An excerpt from the article in the Daily Free Press: As part of COM’s Cinematheque program, Getzinger showed “The Suitcase,” one of two “Mad Men” episodes that earned her nominations from the Director’s Guild of America. Getzinger has worked […]