Cinema Studies News

Art Professor’s Film Debuts Internationally at Prestigious Edinburgh Festival

Writer/director Paul Harrill, left, and cinematographer Kunitaro Ohi on the set of Something, Anything.

The film of a UT art professor will debut this month at he longest continually running film festival in the world. Something, Anything, a full-length feature film written and directed by Paul Harrill, will be shown June 19 and 21 at the United Kingdom-based Edinburgh International Film Festival. The movie is one of twelve selected from the United States for the festival’s American Dreams section.

UT Grad, Hollywood Producer to Join Panel Discussion on the Film Industry

The Cinema Studies Program is hosting a panel discussion, “How Movies Get Made in Contemporary Hollywood,” at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4, in Hodges Library Auditorium. Four Hollywood producers currently working in development and production will talk about their work and explain how projects like The Hunger Games, World War Z, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Gangster Squad get made.

UT Cinema Studies Program Hosts Documentary Filmmaker Today

The UT Knoxville Cinema Studies program is hosting the screening of two documentaries by filmmaker Hap Kindem, starting at 3:45 p.m. today in Hodges Library Auditorium. Kindem, an award-winning documentary filmmaker, will introduce two of his documentary films, “More than Meets the Eye” and “Winning Isn’t Everything.”