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London Calling: Through an Internship Abroad, a Senior “Storyteller” Furthers Her Growth as a Writer and Film Student

London Calling: Through an Internship Abroad, a Senior “Storyteller” Furthers Her Growth as a Writer and Film Student

While studying abroad in London during the 2019 Fall Term, Carly Lewis ’21 worked with a global digital creative and marketing company specializing in promoting talent in the music and entertainment industries.

Balancing Act: Hollins Professor Deftly Juggles Filmmaking with Teaching

Balancing Act: Hollins Professor Deftly Juggles Filmmaking with Teaching

With 40 years as a professional filmmaker and nearly three decades teaching film in higher education. Associate Professor of Film Amy Gerber-Stroh has found that immersion in both vocations is the key to success and fulfillment.

Hollins Professor R.H.W. Dillard Talks Centennial Of Legendary Italian Director Federico Fellini

Hollins Professor R.H.W. Dillard Talks Centennial Of Legendary Italian Director Federico Fellini

“He’s an extraordinary filmmaker, and he does it with such clarity in his heart,” said Dillard about Fellini’s enduring popularity. “[His] humanity draws us back to him, as well as his art.”

Amy Gerber-Stroh’s Latest Film Probes Connectedness and Isolation, Detachment and Engagement, in the Modern World

Amy Gerber-Stroh’s Latest Film Probes Connectedness and Isolation, Detachment and Engagement, in the Modern World

The associate professor of film explores the ways in which cell technology has impacted society, and imagines the possibilities if cell towers actually developed consciousness, in “Do Cell Towers Dream of Morse Code?”

WVTF: Hollins Program Cranks Out Hopeful Filmmakers

WVTF: Hollins Program Cranks Out Hopeful Filmmakers

WVTF Public Radio aired this profile of Hollins University’s graduate programs in screenwriting and film studies, featuring interviews with students Amy Roskelly –Shiovitz, Christie Collins, and Maisie Deely, and program director Tim Albaugh. 

Film Major’s LGBT Short Is a YouTube Sensation

Film Major’s LGBT Short Is a YouTube Sensation

A student filmmaker is generating impressive online buzz with her unconventional approach to the LGBT movie genre. “Collide” by Hannah Thompson ’20 has been viewed on YouTube more than 510,000 times.

Senior Thesis, Film Short Screenings Showcase Student Filmmakers

Senior Thesis, Film Short Screenings Showcase Student Filmmakers

Over the past four years, senior film majors at Hollins have honed their craft through a variety of hands-on, on-campus opportunities. These students will conclude their undergraduate careers with a public screening of their senior thesis films and screenplays.

“Dallas Buyers Club” Screenwriter Craig Borten Visits Hollins

“Dallas Buyers Club” Screenwriter Craig Borten Visits Hollins

Craig Borten, the Academy Award-nominated co-writer of “Dallas Buyers Club,” will present a screening of the 2013 film followed by a Q & A session on June 23.

Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

Film Written by MFA Grad to be Broadcast Nationally

“Susie’s Hope” was written and produced by Dan A.R. Kelly, who received his MFA in screenwriting and film studies from Hollins this spring. The film will be shown on the cable and satellite television network UP on August 3 and made available nationwide on DVD August 12.

New Award Pays Homage to the Memory of Film Professor Klaus Phillips

New Award Pays Homage to the Memory of Film Professor Klaus Phillips

Screenwriters/scholars Hal Ackerman and Tim Albaugh have created an annual award for the student-written screenplay “that best exemplifies the joyous, courageous, independent spirit” of the founding director of Hollins’ graduate programs in screenwriting and film studies.

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