Columbia Films Screen at TIFF, Alumni Win for ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’

Columbia Films Screen at TIFF, Alumni Win for ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’

September 22, 2021

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its complete list of 2021 award winners, and among them is Costa Brava, Lebanon, a film by alumni Mounia Akl '17 (director, co-writer), Clara Roquet '16 (co-writer), and Cyril Aris ’17 (editor).

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Two Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Nashville Film Festival

Two Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Nashville Film Festival

September 21, 2021

Two films by Columbia filmmakers, Hector's Woman and Coronation, will show at this year’s 52nd edition of the Nashville Film Festival.

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Columbia Filmmakers Show Films at Woodstock Film Festival 2021

Columbia Filmmakers Show Films at Woodstock Film Festival 2021

September 16, 2021

Three films by Columbia filmmakers will play at this year’s Woodstock Film Festival: The Winter House, The Binding of Itzik, and Hector’s Woman.

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Film Alumnus Ryan Craver '20 and Student Rachel Ward Awarded 2021 Sloan Science Fellowships

Film Alumnus Ryan Craver '20 and Student Rachel Ward Awarded 2021 Sloan Science Fellowships

August 25, 2021

As part of the fellowship, Craver and Ward will receive support that will assist them in the development of their narrative feature screenplays.

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Columbia Filmmakers Take Home Best Short Film Award at New Faces, New Voices Film Festival

Columbia Filmmakers Take Home Best Short Film Award at New Faces, New Voices Film Festival

August 18, 2021

Hector's Woman (La Mujer de Hector), written & directed by Columbia University Film Program student Ricardo Varona and produced by fellow student Annie Pettinga and alumnus Tony Yang '20.

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Student Felix van Kann Finalist for 2021 Humanitas College Fellowship

Student Felix van Kann Finalist for 2021 Humanitas College Fellowship

August 18, 2021

Humanitas is a non-profit organization whose mission is to "honor and empower film and television writers whose work explores the human condition in a nuanced, meaningful way."

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Two Filmmakers Featured in 'Who Will Start Another Fire', Debut Anthology from Dedza Films

Two Filmmakers Featured in 'Who Will Start Another Fire', Debut Anthology from Dedza Films

July 15, 2021

The anthology, which runs 130 minutes in length, is a collection of films by emerging filmmakers from underrepresented communities around the world.

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Two Columbia Films Win at Palm Springs Shortfest 2021

Two Columbia Films Win at Palm Springs Shortfest 2021

June 29, 2021

It is one of the most acclaimed short film showcases in the world with awards and cash prizes worth $25,000, including five Academy Award-qualifying awards.

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Behind the D4: 'The Fastest Man'

Behind the D4: 'The Fastest Man'

June 24, 2021

Behind the D4 is an interview series about the D4 films made by Film MFA Program students. This week, we catch up with the cast and crew of current student Felix Van Kann's and Cecilia Otero's The Fastest Man.

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Seven Columbia Films Screen at Cannes 2021

Seven Columbia Films Screen at Cannes 2021

June 21, 2021

They are: Clara Sola, Murina, Libertad, Down With The King, and Are You Lonesome Tonight?, and the short films Céu de Agosto (August Sky) and Ma Shelo Nishbar (If It Ain’t Broke).

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