Academy Award-nominated director Whit Stillman discusses filmmaking with AU Students

Whit Stillman (R) fields a question from Associate Professor Matthew Buzzell about how he makes his independent films. (photo by St. Julian Cox)

By Brittany Wells |
Contributor

Academy nominated director and writer Whit Stillman talked to Augusta University students about his film “Love and Friendship” and filmmaking on Friday, Jan. 25.  Continue reading “Academy Award-nominated director Whit Stillman discusses filmmaking with AU Students”

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Director Stillman brings ‘Love and Friendship’ to AU for Writers Weekend and Cinema Series

Whitman Stillman, the American director and writer, works on the set of his film “Love and Friendship,” an adaptation of a Jane Austen novella. (photo courtesy of Roadside Attractions/Amazon Studios)

By Nicolle Jones |
Contributor

Whether you’re enjoying a bucket of popcorn at the theater or enjoying a hotdog at the drive-in, going to the movies is a time honored tradition shared by the entire community. In honor of this tradition, Augusta University’s Cinema Series presents Whit Stillman in the viewing of his 2016 film “Love and Friendship” at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater on Saturday Jan. 26 at 1 p.m. The film screening is free to students, faculty and the community. Continue reading “Director Stillman brings ‘Love and Friendship’ to AU for Writers Weekend and Cinema Series”

Cinema Series to screen Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda on Sept. 13

Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda, a film by Stephen Nomura Schible (photo courtesy of a press kit from coda.mubi.com)

By Jordan Stenger |
Senior Staff Writer

Augusta University’s Summerville campus is screening Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda as its first film of September’s Cinema Series schedule. Continue reading “Cinema Series to screen Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda on Sept. 13”

AU’s Cinema Series to screen ‘En El Séptimo Día’

By Jordan Stenger |
Staff writer

The official movie poster for ‘En El Séptimo Día’ (Courtesy of Cinema Guild)

Augusta University’s Cinema Series is screening the heartwarming Spanish language film En El Séptimo Día on Aug. 30.  at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Maxwell Performing Arts theatre. Continue reading “AU’s Cinema Series to screen ‘En El Séptimo Día’”

 Cinema Series serves as a ‘big win’ for those who come 

The Cinema Series logo shines through a foggy window during the screening of ‘Columbus’ on Tuesday, Oct. 10 at the Maxwell Theatre. (Photo: Zhenya Townley)

By Zhenya Townley | Online + Design editor

Every August and December, communication professor Matthew Buzzell finds himself in New York City. His mission is to find films to bring back to Augusta University to show at the Cinema Series during the semester. Buzzell watches three films a day for five days. Continue reading ” Cinema Series serves as a ‘big win’ for those who come “

Senior students produce music video for indie rock band 

(Left to Right) Professor Matthew Buzzell and Agency students, Casey Rowland and Elizabeth Hundt, watch together the “Friends” music video for Luna. (Photo Credit: Todd Bennett)

 

By Jamie Sapp | Editor-in-Chief

Senior communication students worked with an Augusta University professor to create a music video for the indie rock band, Luna, on their new single, “Friends.”

That video will have its world premiere on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Maxwell Theatre.  Continue reading “Senior students produce music video for indie rock band “

Professor Buzzell expresses excitement for Eiga Fest

By Jamie Sapp | Editor-in-Chief

Spring break may be over, but the spring film festival of the Cinema Series at Augusta University is just beginning.

The Cinema Series is hosting the Eiga Fest in the Maxwell Theatre on Saturday, April 15, to celebrate Japanese cinema and culture. Continue reading “Professor Buzzell expresses excitement for Eiga Fest”