Post Tagged with: "director"

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New Environmental Initiative Director Appointed, Seeks to Translate Research into Action

Peter Marra, a leading researcher at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, has been named director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative, the university announced in a news release April 3. Marra, who holds a doctorate in ecology from Dartmouth College, will also serve as the Laudato Si’ chair in biology and[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
In his 2007 remake of the 1915 D.W. Griffith drama "A Birth of a Nation," director Paul Miller, commonly known as DJ Spooky, said  Feb. 12 that he applied the technology of turntable remix to a piece of historical literature in an effort to expose the racist undertones of the original film.

Film Influences Understanding of Racial Prejudice, Director Says

Paul Miller, commonly known as DJ Spooky, spoke about the influence multimedia has in reshaping identity and racial prejudice in public discourse Feb. 12. Miller, a composer, multimedia artist and writer, is the director and producer of “Rebirth of a Nation,” a 2007 remake of the 1915 D.W. Griffith silent[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA | Laura Kovach, former director of the Georgetown University Women's Center, left her position Oct. 5. Jeanne Lord, associate vice president and dean of students, will serve as interim director.

GU Women’s Center Continues Search for Permanent Director

The Georgetown University Women’s Center has yet to secure a permanent replacement for former Director Laura Kovach three months after she vacated her position Oct. 5. Kovach worked for the women’s center for over a decade. Under Kovach’s leadership, the center established the Biondi Copeland Lecture Series, which recognizes the[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Scott Rudin Productions

‘Lady Bird’ Director Talks Sacramento, Filmmaking and Friendship

“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut that delves into adolescent life in an all-girls Catholic school, is now the best-rated movie on film review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, touting a 100 percent “Certified Fresh” rating. With an average rating of 8.8/10, “Lady Bird” has surpassed the 8.6/10 rating “Toy[Read More…]

SXSW FILM FESTIVAL

John Carroll Lynch on His Upcoming Film ‘Lucky,’ Plans for the Future

Of the many Hollywood actors who have turned to directorial roles over the course of their careers, few have had as celebrated an acting career as John Carroll Lynch. Lynch, best known for his acting roles in the films “Fargo,” “Shutter Island,” and “The Founder” and television show “American Horror[Read More…]

by September 26, 2017 1 comment Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
Interview With the Director and Producer of ‘The Boss Baby’

Interview With the Director and Producer of ‘The Boss Baby’

“The Boss Baby,” created by DreamWorks Animation, is slated to be released in theaters across America today. Loosely adapted from the 2010 best-selling eponymous picture book, the film stars Alec Baldwin as the “Boss Baby” and features Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow and Tobey Maguire. Veteran director Tim McGrath,[Read More…]

20 Years Later: A Q&A With Director Danny Boyle

20 Years Later: A Q&A With Director Danny Boyle

“First there was an opportunity, then there was a betrayal.” Twenty years have gone by since Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) left Edinburgh. Much has changed, but just as much remains the same. Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) and Begbie (Robert Carlyle) are awaiting him in the only[Read More…]

Track & Field | Culley Promoted To Interim Director

After two years as an assistant coach, Julie Culley has been promoted to the position of interim director of the track and field and cross-country program, replacing former director Mike Smith. Culley will be taking over a program that consists of two nationally ranked cross-country teams, the No. 7 men[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Behind the Scenes of an MSB Student’s Directorial Debut

Behind the Scenes of an MSB Student’s Directorial Debut

Brett Treacy (MSB ’15), an aspiring filmmaker, recently debuted his first short film, “Petals.” The film follows the story of a young woman who is wrought with guilt and who pursues redemption, taking with her a symbolic bouquet of yellow roses. The film examines death and loss, but it also[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
Sound’ of Success for Alumni Filmmakers

Sound’ of Success for Alumni Filmmakers

I’ve found few movies as unsettling as Sound of My Voice.  That being said, I was mesmerized from start to finish.  The plot is rich with suspense, the acting moving and the storytelling artful.  Especially considering the film’s small budget, Director Zal Batmanglij (COL ’02) does a brilliant job fashioning[Read More…]

by April 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide