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The Legacy of Milos Forman

In 1978, esteemed director Milos Forman ​and his​ ​Screenwriting​ mentor​ Frank Daniel​ ​were appointed co-chairs of the Film Program. Under their leadership, the program flourished and became the world-renowned institution of film education that it is today. In many ways, Forman was the "creative founder" of Columbia Film, having shaped and refined its ​commitment to narrative​ filmmaking anchored in strong screenplays. He ​gave it​ a character as distinct as his own​—original, passionate​, ​intelligent​, and international.


On July 8, the juries of the 58th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival announced the winners of festival awards and commendations, with two Col

War Game, a docu-thriller co-directed by Film alumnus Tony Gerber '95,has been picked up by Submarine D

The 23rd annual Tribeca Festival announced the winners in its competition categories at an awards ceremony at Racket NYC, and several Columbia alum

Power, a film edited and co-written by Adjunct Assistant Professor Ian Olds ’06, recently premiered at the IFC Center and

At the 36th annual Columbia Film Festival (CUFF), Interim Dean Sarah Cole announced that the festival will be renamed the Miloš Fo

At the 77th edition of the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival, several School of the Arts filmmakers are screening their work—and two C

The Last Movie They Ever Made, a film featuring at least half a dozen Columbia Film alumni in major roles both behind and in front of the

Anya Meksin '11 co-wrote the fourth episode of We Were The Lucky Ones, a new limited series which just premiered on Hulu.

The Gotham Film & Media Institute and the Cannes Film Festival announced the 2024 fellows for the The Cannes Film Festival Producers Network, a

Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill, a documentary about the gifted Singer-Songwriter that just released in theaters, was co-directed by

Film alumna Claire Fowler '11 and Adjunct Assistant Professor Diana Peralta were both selected to participate in

Associate Professor Bogdan Apetri '06 shares his thoughts about the intersection of life experience and filmmaking, the art of cas