From the late 1970s through the 1990s, Department of Communication Arts Emeritus Professor John Fiske was one of the most influential media scholars in the world.
Emeritus Jacques Ledoux Professor of Film Studies David Bordwell and Department of Communication Arts Honorary Fellow Kristin Thompson are again in the spotlight of mainstream media, this time in an article by Manohla Dargis in the New York Times.
Department of Communication Arts alumni Adam Horowitz ('93) and Eddy Kitsis ('93) reflected on their rise from aspiring writers to executive producers/writers of ABC's hit network drama Lost.
The Department of Communication Arts was pleased to host a special event to honor distinguished University of Wisconsin - Madison alumnus Walter Mirisch (History, '42). Over 100 guests from the Department and campus recognized and learned about Mr. Mirisch's many achievements. Among campus leaders in attendance were:
Academy Award nominated documentary filmmaker Glenn Silber ('72) recently discussed his experiences, techniques, and approach to documentary filmmaking in Professor Bill Brown's Comm Arts 651: Advanced Video Production & Direction class.