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May 21st, 2013

Geena Davis partners with Hothouse Productions

Film & Television

In a recent interview with The Boston Globe, actress and Boston University alumna Geena Davis (CFA ’79, Hon. ’99) talked about the role COM’s Hothouse Productions played in her latest venture: identifying the gender disparity in media programming aimed at young children with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The institute’s mission is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 24th, 2011

Professor Takes a Stand Against Domestic Violence

Film & Television

Prof. Garland Waller, premieres her full-length documentary, No Way Out But One on Thursday, October 27 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s “Chicks Make Flicks” film series. Waller’s documentary follows Holly Collins, a Minnesota mother of three, who is determined to protect her children from their abusive father. After the courts grant her husband custody, […]

April 28th, 2011

‘The Deadliest Catch’ comes to COM


By Garland Waller,Assistant Professor of Television Paul Gasek (’82) is quite a storyteller – and he believes that storytelling is a noble art. “Telling a story means telling a story well,” he told students in the Creative Producer, FT 325. And with that, Gasek pressed ‘play’ and showed a rough cut of an episode of […]

January 21st, 2011

Geena Davis visits Hothouse

Film & Television

[Updated Jan. 21] 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 […]