KQED Presents Film School Shorts is a new show set to air on public television in April. FSS showcases student shorts across the country grouped by a weekly theme. The season premiere of FSS will feature four Columbia films.
The 22nd Annual Aspen Shortsfest heralds another celebration of independent filmmaking to take place in scenic Aspen, Colorado. Columbia continues to make its impression on the festival circuit with five films on program for this year's lineup April 9-14.
Phil Johnston ('04 SOA), co-writer of Disney's Wreck-It Ralph, is teaming up with producer Scott Rudin (The Social Network, No Country for Old Men, There Will Be Blood) and Sony Pictures to revive the hit 1970s show Good Times with a film adaptation.
Each year, the Tribeca Film Festival, Robert DeNiro's auspicious passion project, attracts international film communities to celebrate New York City's contribution to independent filmmaking. This year's festival includes the various creative achievements of Columbia films.
The Film Program of Columbia University's School of the Arts is proud to announce the establishment of the Andrew Sarris Memorial Award for Film Criticism, an annual cash prize in honor of the celebrated film professor and critic who died in 2012. The recipient is Columbia College senior film major Anneliese Cooper for her essay, "Positively Anti-Realist: Art, Artifice, and the Power of Fiction in the Films of Pedro Almodovar." She will receive $750.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art have selected Southwest, written and directed by Jordi Wijnalda (3rd year Directing), to screen at the 42nd New Directors/New Films Series. The program celebrates the work of budding filmmakers across the globe.
Columbia continues to triumph during this year's film festival circuit. With three films screening at the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival, Columbia's legacy carries on in the artistic achievements of students, alumni and faculty.
South by Southwest has long held the reputation for being the seminal, post-Sundance indie film celebration. Eight Columbia shorts have been selected to screen this year at the festival's 20th film anniversary.
With still a few days remaining before the end of this year’s Sundance program, the creative efforts of Columbia alumni have garnered recognition in a series of business deals that will help see these films make it to the big screen.