Media Projects


  • The 1970s in Black & White – photography gallery.
  • The Sitcom – online companion for the forthcoming book, The Sitcom.
  • Laugh Logger – an app for the statistical analysis of laugh tracks television (a fork of Shot Logger).
  • Shot Logger – an app for the statistical analysis of editing in film and television.
  • – online companion for the book, Television Style.
  • MediaCommons – a platform for scholarly discourse about media.
  • ScreenLex: A Pronunciation Guide for Film/TV Studies – learn to speak like a true film nerd. RSS feed for A Pronunciation Guide
  • Screenpedia – a wiki site for film and television studies classes.
  • – online companion for the textbook, Television: Visual Storytelling and Screen Culture, formerly, Television: Critical Methods and Applications.
  • – supporting film/TV studies. Founded 1994, completely renovated in 2003, 2006 and 2011.
  • Screen-L – an e-mail discussion list for film/TV educators and students. Founded 1991.
  • Crappy Software – a blog for rants about software that is, shall we say, substandard.
  • ScreenChat – real-time chat.
  • ScreenBoard – Usenet-style newsgroups.
  • Telecommunication and Film Department Website (merged into the Department of Journalism and Creative Media Website)
  • The Internet Folk Radio List – database of folk and acoustic radio programs from around the world. Deprecated.
  • FilmAlert – announcements of indie/international films in town.
  • Tuscaloosa Contra Dancers. Deprecated.
  • Internet-based seminar in American cinema
    • Pilot project with the University of Wollongong (Australia)
  • Society for Cinema and Media Studies Web Site – co-founder and former system administrator
  • SCMS-L – original email distribution system for SCMS
  • UFVA-L – original email distribution system for the University Film and Video Association
  • Cripes! A Humor ‘Zine – humorous (he hopes) essays by Jeremy and Brent Davis.
  • UAWebs – an e-mail discussion list for Webmasters at the University of Alabama. Deprecated.
  • The Jeremy Butler Vanity Page – like it says…
  • PoV Bulletin Board System – dial-up BBS (1990-1996)
  • TeacherCam – a Webcam of a professor at work. Deprecated.


  • Screen
    Alabama Public Radio (WUAL/WQPR/WAPR/WHIL, Tuscaloosa / Muscle Shoals / Selma / Mobile), producer and host, “All Things Acoustic“–streaming live Fridays at 8pm Central, 1993-
  • KXCI, Tucson, Arizona, substitute host, “Acoustic Alternative”.
  • WVUA-FM, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, announcer, 1983-1988, 1992.
  • WNUR-FM, Evanston, Illinois, announcer, 1976-1978.
  • Jeremy Butler, on air at WBRU.
    WBRU-FM, 1972-1976; and WBRU-AM, Providence, Rhode Island; FM music director, 1975-1976; FM production director, 1976; FM announcer, 1973-1976; AM program director, 1974-1975; AM announcer, 1972-1973.

Film/video Production

  • Minecraft tutorials, basic how-to guides for the popular video game, screen captures, some made in collaboration with Ian Butler, 2011.
  • Producer, director, cinematographer, Elevator Doors, super-8 film, 3 min., 1982, Click to view.
  • Producer, director, cinematographer, Tuscaloosa: It’s Unique, super-8 film, 13 min., 1981. Click to view.
  • Producer, director, cinematographer, Film Fundamentals, super-8 film, 7 min., 1980.
  • Co-producer, co-director, co-cinematographer, co-sound (with Lilly Boruszkowski), Washday, 16 mm film, 25 min., 1979.
  • Producer, director, cinematographer, sound, Hommage Kit, 16 mm film, 8 min., 1978.
  • Producer, director, cinematographer, sound, Intro to Film History and Criticism, 16 mm film, 10 min, 1978.
  • Producer, director, cinematographer, sound, Threshold of Boredom, 16 mm, 7 min., sound, 1977.

Film Exhibition

  • UA Film Society (faculty advisor, 2004-2008)
  • Bama Theater, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Programming consultant, 1999-).
  • Sandburg Theater, Chicago, Illinois (Programming consultant, l979-1980).
  • Devon Theater, Chicago, Illinois (Manager, 1979).
  • Carnegie Hall Cinema, New York, New York (Manager, 1978).
  • Film Societies: Brown University (1973-76), Northwestern University (1976-80), The University of Alabama (1980-88)

Video & DVD Production

  • Producer, co-director, Television: Critical Methods and Applications, companion DVD for the textbook. Produced at the Faculty Resource Center, The University of Alabama, 2003.
  • Co-producer, co-director, scriptwriter, Man with a Video Camera, 33 min., produced at University Television Services, The University of Alabama, 1983.