Alumnus and nuclear physicist James Maxwell was doing research at MIT when Columbia Pictures approached him about props for a new movie.
You know that sensation you feel when watching a favorite Disney film? A UVA art professor calls it the Disney myth and explains how we fall under its spell.
Filmmaker Mark Pellington (Col ’84) has directed music videos for U2, Pearl Jam, Bon Jovi and Michael Jackson, among others. His latest project is NBC’s Blindspot.
The OFFScreen film series, run by UVA students, draws viewers to Grounds to catch offbeat films in Newcomb Hall Theater.
An award-winning filmmaker gives a master class on Grounds; an alumnus finds his niche in comedy.
See which titles are flying off the shelves at the UVA Bookstore
Kevin Spacey visits UVA; an alumna screens her new short film; fiction and screenwriter James Salter is UVA's current writer in residence
As chief historian for The History Channel, Libby O’Connell (Grad ’79, ’87) makes it her mission to engage the public in history.
In October, UVA hosted a national symposium that brought together experts from various schools to discuss issues related to the history of slavery at institutions of higher education.
"Waking Marshall Walker" made its world premiere at the Sonoma International Film Festival, where the short film's popularity earned it a third screening.
1. UVA Harlem Shake with Dean Groves
Last February, Dean of Students Allen Groves was approached by a student dressed as Gumby. The student asked Groves to participate...
Alumnus Adam Pesapane makes stop-motion magic and earns an Oscar nomination.
After graduation, Jon Macht (Col '82) packed everything he owned in his car and headed for Hollywood.
At the Virginia Film Festival, the main star is the art of filmmaking itself.
From gangster films to cell biology to teaching technology, take a crash course in some of the material taught during Summer Session.