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Emmys Nods for Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14

Brad Falchuk '93, L.H.D.'14 -- the recipient of multiple Emmys as "Glee" co-creator, executive producer and director -- has garnered critical praise and awards since for his second show, the FX horror drama "American Horror Story," which was nominated this week for 19 Emmys (eight Primetime Awards and 11 Creative Arts Awards). Having concluded its fourth season with a fifth slated to air in Octob...  More >>

WildStorm: Entrepreneurial Success

Having grown up in Darien, Conn., Jack Kauffman '16 quickly became accustomed to the sight of brightly colored sailboats gliding across the Long Island sound. He joined the nautical community in 2003 and as a sailing instructor in 2010, discovered he had a knack for capturing the elegance of the sport through the mediums of photos and videos. Since then, Kauffman has managed to steer his ship ful...  More >>

DeRosa '16 at Paramount Pictures

Between cast parties, film premieres, and meetings with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, Michael DeRosa '16 is enjoying the perks that come with interning for Paramount Pictures, one of the biggest film studios in Hollywood, Calif. Whether he's meeting the cast of "American Horror Story" or exploring Nickelodeon Studios, DeRosa is taking full advantage of the opportunity to break into the ...  More >>

Students Win at Sleepless in Lake Placid

For the fifth year, a group of HWS Media and Society students traveled to Lake Placid, N.Y. for the "Sleepless in Lake Placid" 24-hour film competition that requires them to conceive, write, cast, shoot and edit a 10-minute film in downtown Lake Placid. This year, Jillian Collins '15, John Conard-Malley '15, Dinneo Mmutla '15, and Kelsey Rowley '18 participated in the competition under the guidan...  More >>

Shafer Discusses Letterman Retirement

Assistant Professor of Media and Society Leah Shafer was recently featured in a HuffPost Live interview, "The Changing Landscape of Late Night TV," and was a guest on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio show, "Trail's End," during which she discussed David Letterman's retirement from the "Late Show." In her recent interviews, Shafer discussed how pop culture and social media trends have a...  More >>

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