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ScoScoop | June 18, 2018

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Film Program at Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

Community of Collaborators

June 14, 2018 |

LHSC film professor George Nicholas serves as cinematographer and producer (and is one of many Hofstra collaborators) on the new movie 7 Splinters in Time.

Collaboration is made possible through knowledge, energy and experience. To know George Nicholas is to understand collaboration.

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The Strategic Artist

April 2, 2018 |

Making filmmaking his business is the future for DUO Entertainment co-director Scott Aharoni ’16

Now more than ever, creative minds are expected to possess business savvy. Writers with large followings on social media immediately have an upper hand with publishers. … Read More

The Portrait of Tom Cassese

March 20, 2018 |

Film studies and production graduate Tom Cassese ’15 finds success as a filmmaker/animator

Tom Cassese ’15 knows how to operate on a tight budget. His award-winning short film Concurrence — featured at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival — cost $20 … Read More

Prof Hill’s Cineaste Web Exclusive

June 8, 2017 |

A review of the 30th anniversary re-release of Ismael Merchant and James Ivory’s Maurice (1987) by Professor Rodney Hill, PhD was published as a web exclusive by Cineaste, one of America’s most important film magazines.  https://www.cineaste.com/summer2017/maurice-30th-anniversary  This is Dr. Hill’s … Read More

Prof. Kristal Zook: Oscar Nominee Ava DuVernay

March 8, 2017 |

Kristal Brent Zook, a journalist and professor in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, has written the March 2017 cover story for Essence magazine about director and screenwriter Ava DuVernay, whose documentary feature, 13th, is nominated for an Academy Award … Read More

Leah Williams ’10 Writes Marvel Comic

March 8, 2017 |

The Totally Awesome Hulk #1.MU by Leah Williams ’10, is in stores now! Leah graduated from Hofstra with a degree in Film Studies & Production.

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Anthony Raffaele ’01 – Senior Colorist, Technicolor

March 8, 2017 |

Film Studies and Production graduate Anthony Raffaele is the March 2017 Alumnus of the Month. To learn more about Anthony’s career as a colorist and his experiences at Hofstra, visit: http://www.hofstra.edu/alumni/aotm/aotm-march17-raffaele.html 

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Scott Aharoni ’16 wins at Sedona Film Festival

March 1, 2017 |

Scott Aharoni’s film BARDO, which was shown in last year’s Student Film Festival, won the Best Independent Spirit Award at the Sedona International Film Festival.  Sedona, an annual nine-day film festival in Sedona, Arizona, is recognized as one of the top … Read More

Professor Hill – Stanley Kubrick Q&A

February 9, 2017 |

Originally Published: News.Hofstra.edu

Rodney Hill, PhD, assistant professor of film studies in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, will host a Q&A with the director of a new documentary about filmmaker Stanley Kubrick’s driver and personal assistant of 30 years … Read More

Hofstra in LA

February 9, 2017 |

Originally Published: News.Hofstra.edu

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication’s third annual “Hofstra in LA” program will connect students with internship and career opportunities in the heart of the West Coast’s entertainment industry during a week-long series of events from January … Read More