A Hothouse Productions film wins runner-up in the 2016 Neuro Film Festival. The film “Love is Out There: A Story of Love, Loss and Resilience in the Face of Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)” tells the story of Katie Brandt and the loss of her husband to FTD. “After losing my husband to the rare neurological disorder FTD, I… Read More
Tag: Film & Television
BUTV10’s long-running soap opera delivers sex, drugs, and murder.
Any other school with Beacon Hill College’s reputation for trouble would long ago have been shuttered. But after 26 years of blackmail, cults, a serial killer, and numerous other lurid plotlines, the fictional college forming the backdrop of BU’s student-run soap opera Bay State is alive and well. The show—believed to be the nation’s oldest… Read More
COM alum Henry Hughes (’06) scored an Oscar nomination for his short film, “Day One,” which follows the story of an Afghan-American woman who joins the U.S. military as an interpreter and is sent to Afghanistan. On her first mission, she follows the troops as they hunt down a bomb-maker and must overcome the gender… Read More
It’s never too early to get your start in the working world, as Danielle Hope Diamond can attest. She started working in film editing and production at the age of 12, when she began assisting her local Apple Store to help train employees in Final Cut Pro and the Adobe Suite. Today, she runs her… Read More
A former storage area for surplus refrigerators and mattresses has been transformed into a production studio that will give students a chance to create their own film sets and to explore the art of cinematography and directing in a way they haven’t been able to before. Built in 1912 as an automobile dealership, the COM… Read More
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a female CEO? To start a business from scratch, raise money from investors (as in, raise Venture Capital in Silicon Valley during the dot com boom when CEOs and investors were predominantly male!) Women on Top will focus on how women can navigate and succeed in male-dominated business… Read More
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
Last week, the real-life reporters portrayed by A-list talent in the new film Spotlight celebrated how well the film stuck to the facts about the Boston Globe Spotlight team’s investigation of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston’s decades long cover-up of pedophile priests. The film opens today nationwide. The Pulitzer Prize–winning reporters—Sacha Pfeiffer (MET’94, SED’12),… Read More
Chiemi Karasawa , filmmaker and director of “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me” talks about her successes and COM’s impact on her career.