Bill Phillips

Professor Phillips recalls adapting "Christine" for the big screen

Christine is a film that’s on the border between horror and—something. Maybe pathos,” Phillips says.  Read the article in The D by Hannah Silverstein, MALS ’09, to find out more about the story behind creating the classic horror film

Professor Phillips attends "Christine" Reunion

Professor Bill Phillps, screenwriter of the John Carpenter-directed thriller Christine, attended a reunion in Los Angeles to celebrate the films Bluray release (which features a bonus feature discussion with John Carpenter, Bill Phillips and producer Richard Kobritz).  The reunion was held at Dark Delicacies on October 25th

Bill Phillips interviewed for "The Horror Show"

"You probably know that William F. ‘Bill’ Phillips wrote the screenplay for John Carpenter’s adaptation of Christine. You may even be aware that he adapted King’s Firestarter for Carpenter a few years earlier. But did you know he was offered Children of the Corn, The Dead Zone and The Mangler as well? Or wrote a remake of Creature from the Black Lagoon that Carpenter was set to direct?" Check out the interview here!

At the Film & Media Studies Gallery: Sabra

Sabra, a documentary film by Professor Bill Phillips, explores the life and work of Vermont print-maker Sabra Field.  The Gallery Presentation will be open for viewing from 10 AM - 5 PM Monday through Friday, on the 2nd Floor in the Black Family Visual Arts Center.  The show will run through Summer Term.

Tracking Sabra Field (Valley News)

Professor Bill Phillips discusses his documentary about the life and work of Barnard artist Sabra Field, whom he has known since the 1960s. 

"[Field] appreciates the time that Phillips put in, not only while filming, but while persuading Field in the first place to let him shadow and quiz her on everything from her creative process to the life experiences, some traumatic, that influenced and continue to inform her art."

Read more in the 11/28/14 Valley News (Registration may be required)