School of Arts Film Program alumna Grainne Godfree ('10) writes for the new CW show, The Tomorrow People. The show centers around a group of young men and women who represent the next stage in human evolution, possessing special powers and working as a team to defeat forces of evil.more
On January 7, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro ('03) released her first book, Promise Land: My Journey Through America's Self-Help Culture (Simon & Schuster). The daughter of a widowed child psychologist and parenting author, Lamb-Shapiro grew up immersed in the culture of self-help.more
Columbia theatre students Celine Song (playwriting 2014) and Chas LiBretto (playwriting 2016) have just been announced as resident artists at Ars Nova for 2014.
Song will be joining Play Group, a bi-monthly gathering of emerging playwrights whose previous members include Annie Baker (Circle Mirror Transforamation, The Flick), Lin-Manuel Miranda (In The Heights), and Amy Herzog (4000 Mmore
Columbia University Film alumni have garnered Oscar attention again, with the 2014 nominations. Nebraska, produced by Albert Berger ('83), received six nominations, including Best Motion Picture of the Year.more
The Lunch Date, a 1989 student film by Adam Davidson ('91) has been added to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. It is accompanied in the honor by 24 other films, including Mary Poppins, Pulp Fiction, Who's Afraid of Virigina Woolf? and Forbidden Planet.more
Ian Olds ('06) will direct the upcoming feature The Fixer, which he co-wrote with fellow alumnus Paul Felten ('04). The film will star School of the Arts Writing Program alumnus James Franco ('11).