Topic: Film

Filthy Fun

Filthy Fun

John Waters visits Grounds

The theme of the Virginia Film Festival in November was “Funny Business,” which allowed new festival director Jody Kielbasa to show all kinds of funny films, from...

Spring 2010

Who makes the TV shows you love?

Who makes the TV shows you love?

HBO’s Janet Graham Borba (Col ’79) fires up the small screen

HBO’s Janet Graham Borba (Col ’79) fires up the small screen.

October 9, 2009

Keeping it Reel

Keeping it Reel

Light House puts young people behind the lens

Young people are the largest consumers of digital media, films and TV. It’s a language they are taught to hear but not speak.

Fall 2009

Music for the Silver Screen

Music for the Silver Screen

How a film score tells the emotional story of a movie

How a film score tells the emotional story of a movie. Plus playlists for your next event.

Fall 2009

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Palin Comparison

In the most recent issue of Virginia Magazine, you refer to Tina Fey’s supposedly humorous impersonation of former Gov. Sarah Palin (“Quotable Quotes,”...

Fall 2009

July ’09 University News Highlights

July ’09 University News Highlights

New UVA Rector and Vice Rector Will Take Office in July Source: Charlottesville NewsPlex

With the July 1 turn of a two-year cycle, the University of Virginia&rsquo...

July 8, 2009

June ’09 University News Highlights

June ’09 University News Highlights

UVA President John T. Casteen III to retire next year SOURCE: RICHMOND TIMES DISPATCH

University of Virginia President John T. Casteen III will retire next...

June 8, 2009

Making Movies

Making Movies

Alumni are making movies, short films, television shows and documentaries, from coast to coast.

Emerging talents in the entertainment industry reveal the grit and creativity behind the glamour.

Summer 2009

Surviving the Odds

Surviving the Odds

In a new film, Tim Cauley (Col ’87) shares his struggle with a life-threatening disease

With each little ritual of college life that Tim Cauley performed, he was defying the odds. Cauley has cystic fibrosis, and when he was a UVA undergraduate the average life expectancy for someone with his disease was about 14 years.

September 1, 2008

The Tibetan Connection

The Tibetan Connection

The University's unique relationship with an ancient culture

The people and culture of Tibet have been a part of the UVA community for decades, and a new center provides a fresh link to an area of growing international focus.

Fall 2008

Ridley airs on PBS

Ridley airs on PBS

Several public broadcasting stations in Virginia aired the documentary Ridley in February as part of Black History Month.

The film, also distributed for broadcast in Chicago, Denver,...

Spring 2008

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Tina Fey takes 30 Rock from underdog status to Emmy-winning series

When Tina Fey’s (Col ’92) maiden effort at a comedy series, 30 Rock, debuted last fall, people were soon talking about its demise. Sure, it attracted 5.4 million viewers...

Winter 2007

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Highlights

End of an Era

End of an Era

The Littlepage years saw major gains, some setbacks and lots of tough calls subject to second-guessing.

Going Out on Top

Going Out on Top

Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.