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by Peter G. Sengstock on June 03, 2010

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.

by Peter G. Sengstock on June 03, 2010

The morning after a screening of his new independent film Harmony & Me (2009) to over 1,500 people (including Chancellor Biddy Martin) at the 12th annual Wisconsin Film Festival, director Robert Byington sat down with students from 

by Peter G. Sengstock on March 22, 2010

Department of Communication Arts Media & Cultural Studies Associate Professor Jonathan Grayand Professor Michele Hilmes discussed the online popularity of the hit ABC network drama Loston Madison's WKOW-TV 27 news.

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 30, 2009

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:

by Peter G. Sengstock on October 28, 2009

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.

by Peter G. Sengstock on July 10, 2009

Associate Professor in Rhetoric Robert Glenn Howard and his Comm Arts 610: Folklore in a Digital Age course is featured in a news article on UW-Madison's campus news page in an article by Kiera Wiatrak titled "R

by Peter G. Sengstock on July 07, 2009

Department of Communication Arts Assistant Professor in Communication Science Louise Mares was featured in the Summer

by Peter G. Sengstock on April 03, 2009

Joey Garfield (Comm Arts, '92) recently directed Visa's new advertisement "Flow" (2009) which has been released in Europe.

by Peter G. Sengstock on April 01, 2009

Department of Communication Arts students and staff recently collaborated to create the new TV spot for the 2009 Wisconsin Film Festival (April 2 - 5).

The ad was a collaborative project between:

by Peter G. Sengstock on February 26, 2009

At the 81st Academy Awards Ceremony on February 22, 2009, Director Megan Mylan won anOscar for Best Documentary Short Subject for her documentary Smile Pinki (2008). In her acceptance speech, she noted:

"Documentary, like all filmmaking, is a complete team sport, and I'd like to thank my editor Purcell Carson...and from HBO Sheila Nevins and Lisa Heller."

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