Alumni Come Together to Establish the Endowed Bobby Kashif Cox '12 Memorial Scholarship

Alumni Come Together to Establish the Endowed Bobby Kashif Cox '12 Memorial Scholarship

May 17, 2022

Screenwriting alumnus Bobby Kashif Cox '12 tragically lost his life to colon cancer in 2017 at the age of 33. During his time in the Film MFA program at the School of the Arts, Cox touched many lives. His tight-knit group of classmates remember him in particular for his joy and perseverance.

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Columbia Filmmakers Among 2022 Aspen Shortsfest Winners

Columbia Filmmakers Among 2022 Aspen Shortsfest Winners

May 5, 2022

Two Columbia filmmakers were awarded honors at the 2022 Aspen Shortsfest. They are: Olive Nwosu ’21 and Adjunct Assistant Professor Harris Doran.

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Columbia Filmmakers Screen at South by Southwest 2022

Columbia Filmmakers Screen at South by Southwest 2022

April 27, 2022

The 2022 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival, which ran from March 11-20, featured several projects from Columbia filmmakers

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Meet the Filmmakers Behind 2022 CUFF: 'The Lion & The Firebird'

Meet the Filmmakers Behind 2022 CUFF: 'The Lion & The Firebird'

April 26, 2022

Groundbreaking Indie 'The Lion & The Firebird' Uses New Technology to Bring Ancient Humans to Life on Screen

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Behind the D4: 'Shovel'

Behind the D4: 'Shovel'

February 25, 2022

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 Camille Hamadé's and Nicholas Nyhof's Shovel.

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Student Kaelo Iyizoba Featured on Sundance Panel

Student Kaelo Iyizoba Featured on Sundance Panel

January 27, 2022

The event, entitled, “Being SEEN: The Black Filmmakers Journey,” featured Iyizoba alongside filmmaker JaSaun Buckner. 

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Animation Conversations: Directing Student Roku Jingwen Long

Animation Conversations: Directing Student Roku Jingwen Long

December 2, 2021

Animation Conversations is an interview series with Film faculty, students, and alumni where we discuss working as screenwriters, directors, and producers in the animation industry.

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"Directing Is Trusting" Emerging Filmmakers Discuss Craft in One Story Up Event

"Directing Is Trusting" Emerging Filmmakers Discuss Craft in One Story Up Event

November 30, 2021

Film MFA student Adewale Olukayode and Ameer Kazmi had never met before last week, when they were brought together to participate in the online event One Story Up: Filmmaker Fireside Chat.

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