Tag: Sumner Redstone

Emily Sheehan Wins Best Film at Boston Redstone

Nothing could stop Borderline at Friday night’s 37th annual Redstone Film Festival, not even an errant fire alarm in the Tsai Performance Center that temporarily halted the film halfway through its screening. Despite that five-minute interruption, Borderline, directed by Emily Sheehan, took home the best film and several technical awards for its gritty depiction of… Read More

COM Alumnae Named to Hollywood Reporter’s 2016 Women in Entertainment Power 100

The Hollywood Reporter honors dynamic women in the entertainment industry on their yearly Women in Entertainment Power 100 list. In an industry where women are making notable strides against the ever-present glass ceiling, commemorating the power of women as successful members of the entertainment industry is essential. This year’s list includes four COM alumnae; Bonnie… Read More

BU alum takes first at L.A. Redstone Film Festival

Krista Vernoff’s (CFA’93) film, “Stars,” took first place in the alumni short film category at the L.A. Redstones April 7. The film features woman who, haunted by the traumas of her own childhood, makes a powerful decision regarding her daughter. Vernoff’s other projects include Grey’s Anatomy (Executive producer, Co-Executive producer, Supervising Producer), Charmed (Co-Producer, Producer), Shameless (Co-Executive… Read More

COM students shine at 36th Redstone Film Festival

  The Redstone Film Festival, sponsored by Sumner Redstone (Hon.’94), chairman emeritus of CBS and Viacom, showcases films and screenplays created by undergraduate and graduate students in a COM film, television, or video production class or as a graduate thesis project. This year’s six finalists were first chosen by a committee of production, screenwriting, and… Read More

2016 Redstones: Submit Student & Alum Entries

COM is excited to announce the call for submissions to the 2016 Redstones! The Redstones, sponsored by Sumner Redstone, Chairman of VIACOM, are held each spring
and honors the best films of current BU undergraduate and graduate student work. The film awards are sponsored by Canon, Avid, and Gary Fleder and Scott Rosenberg, and include Canon… Read More

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