Forthcoming Book from Former Visiting Professor Thomas Elsaesser

Forthcoming Book from Former Visiting Professor Thomas Elsaesser

October 23, 2020

Developed from the course Elsaesser taught at Columbia, The Mind-Game Film was completed by his colleagues and former students, among whom is Adjunct Assistant Professor Seung-hoon Jeong. 

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'Stella For Star,' Co-Written and Directed by Alumni Available on Filmatique

'Stella For Star,' Co-Written and Directed by Alumni Available on Filmatique

October 19, 2020

Shot in New Orleans in 2018, Stella for Star follows Dr. Marcy Later (Robin Weingert) who has devoted her life and career to nuclear fusion, a long-proposed but never realized renewable energy solution for climate change.

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On A Global Scale: From Iceland to New York and Back

On A Global Scale: From Iceland to New York and Back

October 15, 2020

Welcome to another edition of On A Global Scale. This bi-weekly series celebrates the international spirit of the Columbia University film program and the incredible global collaborations coming out of it.         

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Two Columbia Films Screen at Austin Film Festival 2020

Two Columbia Films Screen at Austin Film Festival 2020

October 15, 2020

The Catch, a feature film written and directed by alumnus Matthew Ya-Hsiung Balzer '15, and Home, a short film written and directed by student Adewale Olukayode, will screen at the festival that runs from October 22 - 29. 

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Seven Columbia Filmmakers Selected for BAFTA's Newcomers Program

Seven Columbia Filmmakers Selected for BAFTA's Newcomers Program

October 13, 2020

This four-year new talent initiative recognizes and supports international filmmakers who have recently moved to Los Angeles or New York to further their development and career. 

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'Postman,' a Short by Students to Screen at San Diego International Film Festival (SDIFF)

'Postman,' a Short by Students to Screen at San Diego International Film Festival (SDIFF)

October 12, 2020

A short, shown in the "On Pins & Needles" category, Postman is about a mail carrier who finds a dying painter left alone in an unlocked apartment.

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Student Szu-Wei Chen Selected For Taipei Film Academy’s Filmmaker’s Workshop

Student Szu-Wei Chen Selected For Taipei Film Academy’s Filmmaker’s Workshop

October 12, 2020

Hiatus (暫別人生), a feature film project written and to be directed by student Szu-Wei Chen, was selected to participate in the Taipei Film Academy’s Filmmaker’s Workshop that was held virtually from September 27 to October 2.

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'Unnatural Selection,' Co-Written by Karlee Roberts '20, Finalist for Humanitas Carol Mendelsohn College Drama Fellowship

'Unnatural Selection,' Co-Written by Karlee Roberts '20, Finalist for Humanitas Carol Mendelsohn College Drama Fellowship

October 9, 2020

Humanitas is a non-profit organization that celebrates and supports film and television writers “whose work explores the human condition in a nuanced, meaningful way.”

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