Film Students Create Feature Film 'Banishment' During Pandemic

Film Students Create Feature Film 'Banishment' During Pandemic

September 3, 2020

After establishing safe production protocols including quarantining, mask-wearing on set and social distancing, the feature film Banishment, co-written and directed by Daniel Byers and produced by Werner Traut, shot in Upstate New York. 

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Three Columbia Films to Screen at Venice Film Festival 2020

Three Columbia Films to Screen at Venice Film Festival 2020

August 25, 2020

The oldest film festival in the world, the Venice International Film Festival, returns for its 77th edition from September 2 to September 12, 2020 with three Columbia films in its lineup.

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'Soy Sola' by Current Students Sets European Premiere

'Soy Sola' by Current Students Sets European Premiere

July 11, 2020

Soy Sola has been selected as one of 62 films out of more than 4,000 submissions to compete in the International Competition.

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Many Columbia Films Show at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2020

Many Columbia Films Show at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2020

June 26, 2020

Seven Columbia films were selected out of over 6,000 submissions to be part of the Official Selection of the festival and were screened online through June 22nd.

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Xixi Wang '19 and Current Student Nehir Tuna Named Sundance Institute Fellows
Xixi Wang '19 and Current Student Nehir Tuna Named Sundance Institute Fellows June 25, 2020

In this year’s digital version of the event, which takes place between June 1 and June 25, Wang and Tuna were two of only eleven winners to get the opportunity to develop their feature film projects within the context of the lab.

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Columbia Filmmakers in Official Selection for Cannes Film Festival 2020

Columbia Filmmakers in Official Selection for Cannes Film Festival 2020

June 4, 2020

Four films by Columbia filmmakers are listed among the 56 movies chosen for the Official Selection picked out of a total of 2,067 feature films submitted.

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Current Student Molly Evans launches COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser

Current Student Molly Evans launches COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser

May 27, 2020

The COVID-19 relief fundraiser, called Rise Together, Sweat Together, launched on May 17th.

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Current Student Stephanie Falkeis Awarded Heldinnen in Serie Screenwriting Award and Development Grant for 'The Invisible Sister'

Current Student Stephanie Falkeis Awarded Heldinnen in Serie Screenwriting Award and Development Grant for 'The Invisible Sister'

May 27, 2020

The contest marked the first edition of a new initiative by the Austrian Ministry of Digitalization and Economic Affairs to kick-start high-end narrative series production in the country and identify, promote and develop series featuring strong female protagonists.

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