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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.


Adjunct Assistant Professor and Film alumnus Matt Fennell '18 is a co-producer and writer on the acclaimed new Apple+ series,

Amazon Prime recently announced that Film alumnus Jonathan Van Tulleken '10 will direct and executive produce the first two episod

Film alumnus and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Ron Nyswaner '81 is receiving this year’s Walter Bernstein Award from the Writers Gu

Film alumna SarahNerboso '12 wrote nine episodes for the second season of the hit animated series Monster Hi

Film student Aisha Amin was recently selected to participate in the The Black List and Women in Films (WIF) 2024 Episodic Lab, whi

Selman Nacar '21, Claire Brooks '21, and Kunao Yan '23 have been selected to participate in the 53rd edition of t

The results are in and two Columbia-affiliated projects were announced as winners at this year’s SXSW Film Festival.

Winners of the 96th Academy Awards were announced last night, and projects by Columbia filmmakers took home awards. 

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Winners of the 2024 Independent Spirit Awards were announced last week, and several Columbia filmmakers brought home major awards. 


The 74th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival came to a close last weekend, and two films by School of the Arts filmmakers won big at

Sony Pictures Classics and Stage 6 Films have announced the official release date of We Grown Now, a coming-of-age film executive produced