Bill Cosford was just a few credits away from earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami when he accepted a job at The Miami Herald in 1973. Having started as a copy editor, Bill grew to become a respected film critic for the newspaper, as well as a motion pictures professor at UM. At the age of 47, he passed away. Mary Cosford, Bill’s mother, sought a way for her son’s legacy to continue.
Bring your floaties this Sunday, Sept. 3, for a special screening of Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the UC Pool. The film will be projected on 35mm and is paired with a drag queen performance from Miss Toto and Persephone Von Lips.
What would be the next big thing in this multiplatform entertainment landscape? How will it be created? These are part of the key questions to be discussed during the fourth annual Innovation for Media Content Creation seminar (InnovationMCC) held in partnership with University of Miami School of Communication on April 19.
Comic Cure brings the Coral Cables Comedy festival to the University of Miami campus March 31. More than 20 local comedians take the stage at Cosford Cinema to compete for the title of “fan favorite.” A portion of the proceeds benefits the Public Relations Experience Program (PREP) in the School of Communication.