Published on March 26, 2012 by Brad Radice
Samford University hit the silver screen Friday night (March 23) with the nationwide release of "October Baby," the highly anticipated film, part of which was filmed on Samford's campus.
The movie is produced and directed by Birmingham brothers Jon and Andy Erwin. Several Samford students and employees were used as extras and in various production support roles for the film. The film's final scenes were shot in the area around Sherman Circle and Samford Hall, the university's main administration building.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.