Professor Frank Pugliese, who oversees Television Writing in the Film Program at Columbia University School of the Arts, is currently a writer and supervising producer on the Netflix hit series House of Cards. Now in its third successful season, House of Cards was created by fellow School of the Arts alumnus Beau Willimon ('03), who graduated from the Theatre Program.more
Alumna Mary Prendergast ('93 GS, '98 SOA) was the associate producer on the critically acclaimed film Finding Vivian Maier, which was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 87th Academy Awards.
Digital Storytelling Strategy, an innovative, high-level seminar first presented last fall in a groundbreaking partnership between Columbia University School of the Arts and Columbia Business School Executive Education, will be offered for a second time this spring on April 30.more
Following in the success of previous years, Columbia filmmakers will once again showcase their work at the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival in Austin, Texas, from March 13 to 21. Originally renowned for its music festival, SXSW has earned industry and audience plaudits in the last several years with its film festival and interactive conference.more
Grand Electric has hired Jacob Jaffke (‘10), to produce and develop feature films. The four-month old company was born as a join-venture between veteran producer Eric Newman (Children of Men, Dawn of the Dead) and French production and distribution company, Studiocanal.more