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May 7th, 2014

Students push for change on Capitol Hill

Film & Television

By Nicole Beale On Wednesday, May 7, BU students showcased their work in Washington D.C. in an effort to protect children in the family court system. Prof. Garland Waller’s Hothouse Productions, a class that operates as a client-driven, student-run production company, partnered with Eileen King of Child Justice and Dr. Joyanna Silberg of the Leadership […]


March 21st, 2014

Colbert Report producer speaks at BU

Film & Television

Colbert Report producer Nicole Savini (’99) returned to BU in March for the Cinematheque series, where she screened clips and shared stories with students. Savini got her first taste of producing in COM’s Hothouse Productions program before working as an NBC page after graduation. That opened the door to work as an assistant at Late […]


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 […]


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 […]