Students in Dr. Andrew Scahill’s Literature and Film class at Salisbury University recently conducted a question-and-answer session with Academy Award-nominated independent film producer Anne Rosellini. “This is something I’m trying to do more and more in my classes — to get actual industry professionals to talk to students,” Scahill said.
Rosellini is best known for the 2010 Jennifer Lawrence film Winter’s Bone by director Debra Granik, based on the book by Daniel Woodrell. During the hour-long discussion, Rosellini offered insights into Winter’s Bone, as well as adaptation, independent cinema and working as a woman in a male-dominated industry. Her presentation followed a screening of the film.
This was the first "Talking Pictures" event Dr. Scahill has hosted since arriving at Salisbury University. He had previously hosted a Q&A with the producer of Breaking Bad, Stuart Lyons, in an honors course at University of Maryland College Park.