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May 18th, 2012

Two profs win Indie Award of Merit

Film & Television

Film and Television professors Sam Kauffmann and Garland Waller each won an Indie Award of Merit for separate projects. Kauffmann won for his short film Where’s The Blood Money? Waller’s No Way Out But One won for Feature Documentary. Indie awards go to those filmmakers who produce fresh, standout entertainment, animation and compelling documentaries. The […]


May 9th, 2012

COM announces 2012 Blue Chip winners

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The annual COM Blue Chip award is given to College of Communication seniors who are leaders at Boston University, the College of Communication or in the community. These students also have demonstrated talents in their area of interest, are involved in professional activities and have excelled academically. This year, the winners include a Redstone winner, […]


April 18th, 2012

Prof’s documentary wins top honors at film festival

Film & Television

Prof. Garland Waller’s No Way Out But One, a documentary about a mother who resorts to kidnapping her children to save them from domestic violence, won best documentary at the Bare Bones International Film Festival in Muskogee, Okla. Additionally, Waller, who co-produced the film with Barry Nolan and Toby Kleinman, was presented with a medal […]


April 9th, 2012

butv10 wins 5th consecutive Telly Award

Film & Television

butv10, Boston University’s student-run television station and website, announced today that it is the recipient of a 2012 Telly Award. Welcome Back, Brotter, a sitcom about two wayward friends, was selected as a winner in the 33rd annual competition. This year’s recognition also distinguishes butv10 as it marks its fifth consecutive Telly Award in as […]


March 30th, 2012

Mad Men’s Jacquemettons on how they ‘drive the train’

Film & Television

Husband-and-wife team Andre and Maria Jacquemetton (’85) — executive producers and writers on AMC’s Mad Men talk to BU Today about their role on the show in advance of their visit to Cinematheque: Was it difficult to get back into the swing of writing for the show after such a long break? What did you […]


March 22nd, 2012

COM students reach finals at Boston Student Film Fest

Film & Television

It could be a happy ending right out of a movie. Four COM students have reached the final rounds of the first annual Boston Student Film Fest, which they say could help them get the exposure they need to jump-start their cinematic dreams, according to a March 22 article in The Daily Free Press. The […]


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 […]


November 22nd, 2011

Professor tells the story behind her documentary

Film & Television

When Prof. Garland Waller first conceptualized her documentary, No Way Out But One, she did not imagine a project of such enormous magnitude. Originally created as a 15-minute short film, Waller’s award-winning movie about love, courage and perseverance grew into a feature-length documentary. The film tells the compelling story of divorced mother, Holly Collins, and […]


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 […]