Film Studies Alum Work on Cannes Film Festival Selection

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

TU Film Studies Alum Work as Production Assistants on the Movie, Mud, 2012.

In Fall of 2011, TU alum John Lusby and Rosie Frihart worked as Production Assistants on filmmaker Jeff Nichols' new feature, "Mud" which was selected for the 2012 Cannes Film Competition held in May and competed for the award, Palme d'Or.

Mud is a coming-of-age movie drama filmed in Dumas and Stuttgart, Arkansas that stars Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey. Release date is TBA.

Alumni Rosie Frihart was recently accepted into Teach for America, a highly selective program that recruits and trains recent college graduates to teach for 2 years in urban and rural public schools.

Ashley Etter