Tag: Film and TV

Critics Salute BU Cinematheque

Gerald Peary is very happy that the 22-year-old Cinematheque screening and lecture series, which brings some of the most creative minds in film and TV to campus, has been honored by the Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) with a 2016 commendation. But, the College of Communication series curator says cheerfully, that it isn’t something he set out to… Read More

Larry Charles Talks “Seinfeld” at Cinematheque Series

Most people in the audience Friday night at the Photonics Center weren’t born when Seinfeld first aired, but that didn’t dampen their enthusiasm for an appearance by Seinfeld writer, producer, and Emmy-winner Larry Charles, who screened a selection of his work and answered questions. Charles was at the University as part of the College of Communication Cinematheque series, which brings… Read More

Gay Couple, Surrogate Mother Subject of COM Student’s New Documentary

Rachel Segall gave her old college friend, Erik Mercer, the most selfless and generous gift possible—she carried a baby for him and his husband. Even more remarkable: the happily married mother of three teenagers was in her late 40s at the time and insisted on doing it for free. And then she volunteered to carry… Read More

Logan Taylor ’10, ’14, SXSW

What has your career path been like since graduating? After graduating COM undergrad, I felt compelled to stay involved with Boston University and worked at the Howard Thurman Center. While there, I realized I wanted to continue my education with the fantastic faculty, staff, and network I’d made and entered the Graduate Film and TV… Read More

2016 Redstones: Submit Student & Alum Entries

COM is excited to announce the call for submissions to the 2016 Redstones! The Redstones, sponsored by Sumner Redstone, Chairman of VIACOM, are held each spring
and honors the best films of current BU undergraduate and graduate student work. The film awards are sponsored by Canon, Avid, and Gary Fleder and Scott Rosenberg, and include Canon… Read More

Students push for change on Capitol Hill

By Nicole Beale On Wednesday, May 7, BU students showcased their work in Washington D.C. in an effort to protect children in the family court system. Prof. Garland Waller’s Hothouse Productions, a class that operates as a client-driven, student-run production company, partnered with Eileen King of Child Justice and Dr. Joyanna Silberg of the Leadership… Read More

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