Tag: film

New book explores awkward moments in film and media

New book explores awkward moments in film and media

May 7, 2014

Films like This is Spinal Tap have built large followings around their use of awkward and cringeworthy comedy. But according to Jason Middleton, assistant professor of English and director of the film and media studies program, the use of staged “awkwardness” extends far beyond the domain of contemporary popular culture and into the earliest days of filmmaking.

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Festival brings student films to the big screen

Festival brings student films to the big screen

May 6, 2014

A diverse group of 19 student films was presented at the University’s 9th annual Gollin Film Festival on Wednesday, May 1, with the top films winning $1,200 in cash prizes.

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Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

May 15, 2013

A diverse group of 12 student films were presented at the 8th annual Gollin Film Festival on May 1, with the top three films winning $1,000 in cash prizes.

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Community Notice: Spider-Man 2 Filming

Community Notice: Spider-Man 2 Filming

April 30, 2013

Downtown Rochester will host the filming of the major Hollywood movie The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from Tuesday, April 30 to Thursday, May 9.

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