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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 […]

December 8th, 2011

BU alumnae among Hollywood’s most powerful

Film & Television

In The Hollywood Reporter’s 20th annual ranking of the females who rule the business, three BU alums were listed in the top 10, including Bonnie Hammer (COM ’71), Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment: #3, Nina Tassler, President, CBS: #7, and Nancy Dubuc (COM ’91), President, History and Lifetime Networks: #9. An excerpt from The Hollywood Reporter […]

October 6th, 2011

Oscar-nominated film editor speaks at Cinematheque

Film & Television

Mark Goldblatt has edited some of Hollywood’s most successful films, including Rise of the Planet of the Apes, X-Men: The Last Stand, Armageddon, True Lies, The Terminator, and Starship Troopers. Goldblatt is a Fall 2011 speaker BU Cinematheque series, a College of Communication program that brings filmmakers to campus to screen and discuss their work. […]

July 18th, 2011

Boston vibe suits budding filmmaker from LA

Film & Television

By Juliana Nicholson (’11) While Chris Roewe (’14) may have been inspired by the movie-mayhem in his hometown of Los Angeles, he chose to study filmmaking nearly 3,000 miles away in Boston. Roewe says that Boston has a different “energy and vibe” from his hometown, and he enjoys exploring the city. “I have made so […]