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January 21st, 2011

Geena Davis visits Hothouse

Film & Television

Geena Davis (CFA ’79) spoke with Hothouse Productions students on Nov. 30 about her films, gender biases and the best place to hang out at BU: Geena Davis’ realization that a problem exists in media portrayals of gender came about when she was doing what many parents of young children do: watching kids’ movies with […]


January 21st, 2011

COM alum snags spot at Sundance

Film & Television

With a small film about a pet alligator, Zachary Treitz (’07) beat the odds to fill one of only 81 spots for short films at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. “We’re Leaving” is Treitz’s directorial debut at Sundance, having produced the festival’s well-regarded Daddy Longlegs last year. BU Today spoke to him about COM, Sundance […]


January 5th, 2011

‘COMlife’ places third in Clicker contest

Film & Television

Watch this video on YouTube Watch the debut episode of COMlifeCOMlife is a new reality web series produced by the College of Communication’s Follow Suit Productions. It covers the happenings of two COM freshmen as they explore and discover the academic and social landscapes of college. The College of Communication’s reality web series COMlife is […]


January 5th, 2011

‘COMlife’ places third in Clicker contest

Film & Television

Watch this video on YouTube Watch the debut episode of COMlife COMlife is a new reality web series produced by the College of Communication’s Follow Suit Productions. It covers the happenings of two COM freshmen as they explore and discover the academic and social landscapes of college. The College of Communication’s reality web series COMlife […]


December 15th, 2010

COM students win Boston PSA competition

Film & Television

On Dec. 9, student filmmakers Zainab Azeez, Goril Furu, Jeanne Herring, Peter Santana, Hao Wu and Janice Young won the Boston7DAYPSA competition, which challenged production teams to come up with public service announcements for local causes. The team, under the banner of Castle 4 Productions, won with an entry for the nonprofit North Charles Mental […]


December 15th, 2010

COM students win Boston PSA competition

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On Dec. 9, student filmmakers Zainab Azeez, Goril Furu, Jeanne Herring, Peter Santana, Hao Wu and Janice Young won the Boston7DAYPSA competition, which challenged production teams to come up with public service announcements for local causes. The team, under the banner of Castle 4 Productions, won with an entry for the nonprofit North Charles Mental […]


October 28th, 2010

Spike Lee talks film and fame

Film & Television

By Christine Savage (’11) In high school, Spike Lee saw a Bruce Lee film in Times Square. After the movie, he watched the audience as it moved onto the street. “There were like 5,000 kids running up and down 42nd Street doing flying kicks and hitting themselves up and down the head with nunchucks,” said […]


September 30th, 2010

Entourage’s Adrian Grenier packs the house at BU premiere of Teenage Paparazzo

Film & Television

Entourage star Adrian Grenier packed the Photonics Center auditorium Sept. 23 for a screening of his documentary, Teenage Paparazzo, and a Q&A session with students. The event was sponsored by the College of Communication and HBO Documentary Films. Grenier spoke with BU Today about the media, paparazzi and what comes after Entourage. Read the the […]