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A visionary businessman, humanitarian, and engaged citizen who chairs Herrick Entertainment, a film and theatrical production company, Norton Herrick knows all too well the importance of motion pictures...

 

UM's Herrick Center new resource for film buffs

Do you enjoy intellectual discussions about movies? If so, the University of Miami's Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies has something to offer.

 

Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies

The School of Communication Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies at the University of Miami is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge of the history, aesthetics and social and cultural impact of motion picture media.

 

Gift of rare trove reflects donor's "passion to conserve and share humanity’s collective memory"

A visionary businessman, humanitarian, and engaged citizen who chairs Herrick Entertainment, a film and theatrical production company, Norton Herrick knows all too well the importance of motion pictures in capturing and preserving history and culture. That's why he donated a collection of more than 3,500 rare films and television programs to the University of Miami's School of Communication, ensuring that audiences of movie lovers and scholars alike will have access to the cinematic treasures of yesteryear and today.

 

NORTON HERRICK CENTER PRESENTS
A FREE LECTURE ON FORGOTTEN, CONTROVERSIAL FILMS: FEBRUARY 16, 2012

February 09, 2012 - The Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies at the University of Miami School of Communication presents a special lecture on forgotten, controversial films with film historian Eric Schaefer, author of "'Bold! Daring! Shocking! True!': A History of Exploitation Films, 1919-1959" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 20121, at UM's Bill Cosford Cinema. The discussion is free and open to all.

 
 

Norton Herrick DNA Methylation Research Laboratory

 

University of Miami School of Communication — Norton Herrick center for Motion Picture Studies

February 02, 2012 - University of Miami School of Communication — Norton Herrick center for Motion Picture Studies

 

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI RECEIVES $32M ‘CINEMATIC TREASURE TROVE'

February 24, 2010 - Miami - The UM's School of Communication received what is described as a "substantial collection of moving image materials" valued at $32 million from Norton Herrick, chairman of Herrick Entertainment. – The Miami Herald

 

SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION RECEIVES SIGNIFICANT FILM COLLECTION

February 18, 2010 — Coral Gables — The University of Miami's School of Communication has received a substantial collection of moving image materials from Norton Herrick appraised at $32 million that will boost the school's stature in cinematic holdings and establish it among the top film study programs in the academic world. – University of Miami

 
S. FLA. Philanthropists

S. FLA. PHILANTHROPISTS MAKE TOP 50 LIST

Norton Herrick, chairman of the Herrick Co., a real estate and investment firm, and Herrick Entertainment, both in Boca Raton, made the list at No. 32. Herrick’s donation to the University of Miami School of Communication came in the form of about 3,000 rare films, animated features and classic early television shows which are valued at about $32 million.
 
Lifestyles 360

NORTON HERRICK FEATURED IN THE LIFESTYLES 360°

Norton Herrick is featured in the magazine The Lifestyles 360°. He has donated a collection of rare films, animated features, and classic TV series to the University of Miami School of Communication, as well as an amount for digitizing and maintaining the collection.
 

NORTON HERRICK FAMILY SUPPORT PIONEERING CANCER RESEARCH AT THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY

American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) announced that a philanthropic gift has been made by the Norton Herrick Family to foster pioneering cancer research.



 

GIFT FROM THE HERRICK FAMILY WILL FOSTER PIONEERING CANCER RESEARCH

A generous gift from the Norton Herrick Family will support the ongoing research of world-renowned cancer researcher, Professor Howard Cedar, at The Hebrew University's Faculty of Medicine. The new named Norton Herrick Family DNA Methylation Research Laboratory will help to advance cutting-edge genetic research.

 

Awards

School of Communication Dedicates Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies at the University of Miami

S. FLA. Philanthropists
The School of Communication named the Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies at the University of Miami on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011.

The new Herrick Center will provide support for motion picture research, facilitate the study and teaching of film at UM and enrich the intellectual and cultural life of the University and the South Florida community through lectures, conferences, seminars and workshops, and through screenings at the Bill Cosford Cinema, the University's on-campus state of-the art theater.
 
S. FLA. Philanthropists

Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies

Mission
The School of Communication Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies at the University of Miami is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge of the history, aesthetics and social and cultural impact of motion picture media.

 

MORE PHOTOS

 

NORTON HERRICK INDUCTED INTO THE MIAMI SOCIETY

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President's Medal from UM

NORTON HERRICK RECEIVES PRESIDENT'S MEDAL FROM UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

Norton Herrick receives the President's Medal from the University of Miami in recognition of his support of the motion picture industry and the University of Miami School of Communication.



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NORTON HERRICK HONORED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI PRESIDENT'S MEDAL

Coral Gables, FL (May 27, 2010) – Norton Herrick, head of a prominent motion picture and theatrical production and financing company, received the University of Miami's Presidential Medal on May 24, 2010 during a private luncheon on the Coral Gables campus.

 

PRESIDENTIAL HONOR

In recognition of the $32 million collection of rare films and television programs that he recently donated to the University of Miami's School of Communication, successful entrepreneur and philanthropist Norton Herrick received the UM President's Medal on May 24 during a private ceremony and luncheon on the Coral Gables campus.

 
The Jerusalem 3000 Tribute Committee Congratulates Its Honorees

NORTON HERRICK RECEIVES JERUSALEM 3000 AWARD

The Jerusalem 3000 Tribute Committee, Larry King, Sen. Joseph Lieberman and Merv Adelson congratulate its honorees, including Mr. Norton Herrick, President Ronald Reagan and Isaac Stern. For more information on this award, click here.

Click here to read the recipient letter.
 
West Point Project

NORTON HERRICK RECEIVES LETTER OF THANKS FROM WEST POINT

Major General (ret) Joe Franklin thanks Mr. Norton Herrick for lending his name in support of celebrating the 200th anniversary of the United States Military Academy.

 
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