Alumna Yossera Bouchtia '19 Participates in The Gotham's TV Series Lab 2021

Alumna Yossera Bouchtia '19 Participates in The Gotham's TV Series Lab 2021

June 15, 2021

Bouchtia is one of only ten outstanding debut or “breakthrough” series creators selected for the lab which provides creators/writers and producers/EPs with the knowledge, resources and mentor support necessary for writing strong pitches and creating solid development strategies.

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Fourteen Columbia Films Screen at Palm Springs Shortfest 2021

Fourteen Columbia Films Screen at Palm Springs Shortfest 2021

June 8, 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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Students Direct, Edit and Produce "Wild Seeds" Music Video for Sa-Roc

Students Direct, Edit and Produce "Wild Seeds" Music Video for Sa-Roc

June 4, 2021

Student Aliza Brugger recently directed and edited the music video for artist Sa-Roc's new single Wild Seeds. Alumnus Scott Gerlomes '20 served as producer. The video, which was released on YouTube on May 21, 2021, has already gathered more than 30,000 views.   

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Alumnus Davíð Már Stefánsson '19 Writes Four Episodes for Katla

Alumnus Davíð Már Stefánsson '19 Writes Four Episodes for Katla

June 2, 2021

Katla, the first original Netflix show from Iceland, will debut on Netflix on June 17, 2021 and consists of eight episodes of which Stefánsson wrote four. 

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Several Columbia Films to be Featured at the 2021 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

Several Columbia Films to be Featured at the 2021 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

June 1, 2021

Founded in 1997, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing the entirety of human experience from the Latino perspective through a multitude of artistic modalities, including film, television, digital, music, art, and many others, regardless of platform.

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'Race for the Vaccine', Edited by Alumnus Shayon Maitra '17 Premieres on CNN

'Race for the Vaccine', Edited by Alumnus Shayon Maitra '17 Premieres on CNN

June 1, 2021

The film is currently available for streaming on demand via cable/satellite systems, CNNgo platforms, and CNN mobile apps.

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'Slow Machine' by Alumni Paul Felten '04 and Shrihari Sathe '09 Screens at Metrograph

'Slow Machine' by Alumni Paul Felten '04 and Shrihari Sathe '09 Screens at Metrograph

June 1, 2021

In Slow Machine, Stephanie, a restless and vibrant actress, meets Gerard, an NYPD counterterrorism specialist who’s an aficionado of experimental theater (and maybe out of his mind).

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Student Dhruv Sud Wins Inaugural Joel Schumacher/Sophia Cranshaw Mentorship Award

Student Dhruv Sud Wins Inaugural Joel Schumacher/Sophia Cranshaw Mentorship Award

May 27, 2021

As an award recipient, Sud will participate in this summer’s Film and Media Career Development Program—an eight week long programming series that will include workshops to hone career development and technical skills, master classes hosted by industry decision makers, as well as mentorship sessions.

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Women and the Silent Screen Presents Entr’acte

Women and the Silent Screen Presents Entr’acte

May 26, 2021

As a prelude to the 2022 in-person event, WSS will host a free online edition open to all June 4–6, 2021.

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