Good stuff happening!:

1. The TCF HOLLYWOOD LECTURE SERIES invites you to a session with FILM

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:

2. You’re invited to a Cookout and Reception TODAY at 5 pm for Close to Home: Artist Book and Prints by Bill Hall & Amy Pirkle on Woods Quad and then in the Sella-Granata Art Gallery. The exhibition will run today through October 28. Bill Hall is a UA art alumnus (BFA 1973) and Amy Pirkle is a design instructor in the department and a UA Book Arts alumnus. Read about Bill Hall’s donations to the Sarah Moody Gallery’s Permanent Collection in this Loupe reprint from Spring 2011.

Check out the new UA Art Flickr Photo Collection: Paul R. Jones Gallery & Collection at UA. Currently it has five sets of photos related to the PRJCAAUA.

Deep Impressions: Willie Cole Works on Paper through Oct. 6

Coming Soon:
Oct. 19 Fred Stonehouse Lecture, 7 pm, 205 Gorgas Library
Oct. 20 Fred Stonehouse: The Deacon’s Seat Opening reception, 6-8 pm, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art

3. Lecture by Eco-critic Cheryl Fish about poet June Jordan and urban designer and futurist Buckminster Fuller, tomorrow evening, 7:00, 205 Gorgas Library.

Rose Gladney Lecture


About jchall1960

I'm the instructor for FA 200, Introduction to the Arts at the University of Alabama
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