Month: September 2011

Presentation by Hollywood Film Producer

The TCF HOLLYWOOD LECTURE SERIES invites you to a session with FILM
PRODUCER GUY DANELLA.

Thursday, September 29
11 am – 12 pm
180 Reese Phifer Hall

Guy Danella is currently the Director of Development at Gold Circle
Films, an LA-based production and financing company. Gold Circle
specializes in making commercial films at the independent level, with
budgets ranging up to 30 million. Gold Circle has distribution deals
with Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, New
Line Cinema and Lions Gate and is responsible for the horror films
WHITE NOISE and James Gunn’s SLITHER. Currently, they are in post
production on the visceral occult thriller, TOWN CREEK, directed by
Joel Schumacher, and the supernatural thriller, THE HAUNTING IN
CONNECTICUT, starring Virginia Madsen. Both films are being
distributed domestically by Lions Gate.

Guy started as an assistant at Gold Circle and has been at the company
for 2 years. His primary tasks are to oversee half the slate,
shepherding in new projects, and to develop existing GCF material,
ensuring that it is production ready. Guy is ever-present at
festivals, scouring for potential remakes and up and coming directors,
both foreign and domestic. His first project at Gold Circle, THE NEW
DAUGHTER, is an elevated horror currently in pre-production and set
for a Feb ’08 start date with New Line attached to distribute. Kevin
Costner and Ivana Baquero (Pan’s Labyrinth) are attached to star, with
Spanish tyro director, Luis A Berdejo, at the helm. Guy is originally
from Boston, MA and is a graduate of Williams College ’03. He loves
the Red Sox and playing ping pong when he is not watching/making
horror films.

His latest film, The Day, was accepted to the 2011 Toronto Film Festival.

Visit his imdb page: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2191747/

TCF Contributes to Tribute to Alabama Coal Miners

Dr. Rachel Raimist and several TCF students have been working in recent weeks to film and produce videos for the Tribute to Alabama Coal Miners at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. Students were safety trained to film at outside Mine #4 in Brookwood.

The event featured¬†former Alabama and NFL player Siran Stacy, The Lamb Family Violin Ensemble, blues singer Carroline Shines, the Shelton State Singers and Holt’s Second Baptist Church Mass Choir.

University of Alabama seeks Video Producer and Video Editor

The University of Alabama’s Center for Public Television and Radio seeks a video producer and video editor. These are “hourly” positions

For more information, go to

https://staffjobs.ua.edu/

and click the “Search Staff Postings” link.

Then, under “Classification Title,” look for Video Editor and Video Producer.

For the producing job:

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communication, Telecommunication and Film, Journalism or related field and one (1) year of experience or an approved combination of comparable education and experience in which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.

For the editing job:

High school diploma or GED and at least three (3) years of videotape editing work experience; OR vocational or technical school degree in a telecommunications or other relevant field and at least two (2) years videotape editing work experience; OR associate’s degree in telecommunications or other relevant field and at least one (1) year of videotape editing work experience; OR bachelor’s degree in a telecommunication or other relevant field.

Ability to operate video and video editing equipment. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to judge and act independently. Good organizational and time management skills. Creative and artistic skills. Working knowledge of computers and graphic design related skills.

High school diploma or GED and at least three (3) years of videotape editing work experience; OR vocational or technical school degree in a telecommunications or other relevant field and at least two (2) years videotape editing work experience; OR associate’s degree in telecommunications or other relevant field and at least one (1) year of videotape editing work experience; OR bachelor’s degree in a telecommunication or other relevant field.