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‘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… Read More

Covering the Boston Marathon – Live

On your mark… get set… report! Spanning from the early morning start to the thrill of the finish line, multimedia journalism students in the Boston University News Service covered the Boston Marathon from all angles this year – live and in real time at the BUNS website. In advance of “Marathon Monday,” students wrote stories,… Read More

On That Point wins 2011 Telly Award

Boston University’s student-run television station – butv10 – announced today that it is the recipient of a 2011 Telly Award. On That Point, the channel’s current events discussion program, was selected as a winner in the 32nd annual competition. The shows submission “Living the Dream” explores perspectives surrounding the DREAM Act, the legislative proposal to… Read More

BU photojournalists win 17 BPPA awards

Boston University students won 17 out of 26 total prizes awarded in the sixth annual Boston Press Photographers Association college photography contest. COM seniors Amy Donnelly and Alessandra Hartkopf led the way with two first prizes each. The contest was judged by The Boston Globe staff photographer Bill Greene; The Patriot Ledger staff photographer Greg… Read More

Hothouse students win BCA award

Hothouse Productions’ “Guess Who?” – a short documentary about gender roles – won the Boston Center for the Arts’ Young Filmmaker Award on Apr. 2 for its student creators. Olivia Neir (’11) and Sarah Kamaras (’11) (right), both producers on the film, were there to accept the honors. Related Links BCA Young Filmmakers Competition Hothouse… Read More

BUPRSSA hosts 5th annual PR Advanced conference

Boston University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter will host its fifth annual regional conference, PR Advanced: Be the Change on February 26, 2011 at the Boston University Photonics Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The theme of the conference is driving change in the public relations industry through personal and professional… Read More

‘COMlife’ places third in Clicker contest

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 is nominated won third place… Read More

COM students win Boston PSA competition

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… Read More

‘True Blood’ producer talks screenwriting and editing

A legendary creative producer for television (Twin Peaks) and movies (Gods and Monsters) Gregg Fienberg has been associated with HBO since 1991, including serving as executive producer of Deadwood. Fienberg now serves as executive producer of the hit HBO series True Blood. On Oct. 21, Fienberg presented an episode of True Blood and shared the… Read More

A slice of reality: Pitching to Bravo’s Andy Cohen

When Bravo’s Andy Cohen, senior vice president of original programming and development, takes pitch meetings, the folks doing the pitching are pretty high up the media food chain. After all, Mr. Cohen is a key green-lighter of programs like The Real Housewives of, oh, Atlanta, New Jersey, L.A.… and Top Chef… and Work of Art…. Read More

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