Two Projects By Columbia Filmmakers Run at Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival

Two Projects By Columbia Filmmakers Run at Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival

April 1, 2021

Both Project Immerse by lead artist and Associate Professor Lance Weiler and Privy To, a project for which alumna Michelle Leddon '00 serves as Creative Director, will participate in the online Inter:Active line-up which comprises a total of 13 new projects.

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'Dalia' by Alumni Wins Special Jury Prize at Euregion Film Festival

'Dalia' by Alumni Wins Special Jury Prize at Euregion Film Festival

March 31, 2021

The short film directed by alumnus Brúsi Ólason '20, written by alumna Leticia Andrea Akel Escárate '18, and produced by alumnus Kári Úlfsson '20, won the Special Jury Prize at theEuregion Film Festival in the Netherlands, where it screened in February.

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Film Alumna Sandy Tan '00 Publishes Novel 'Lurkers'

Film Alumna Sandy Tan '00 Publishes Novel 'Lurkers'

March 31, 2021

Lurkers is a novel about a neighborhood of immigrants, seekers, lovers, and lurkers. The narrative concerns the residents of Santa Claus Lane, who do their best to stay out of each other’s way, but desire, fury and mischief too often propel these suburban neighbors to collide.

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Columbia Announces 2021 Blue List Winners

Columbia Announces 2021 Blue List Winners

March 30, 2021

2021 marks the Blue List’s eighth year of connecting the Film Program’s most talented alumni with leading professionals in the world of film and television.

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Three Columbia Alumni Projects Selected for Torino FilmLab’s 2021 Scriptlab

Three Columbia Alumni Projects Selected for Torino FilmLab’s 2021 Scriptlab

April 5, 2021

They are: The Wolf Will Tear Your Immaculate Hands, written and directed by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén ’19, Custo de Vida, a feature project written and directed by Moara Passoni ’20 and Monument directed by Christoph Rainer ’15.

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On A Global Scale: Ellie Foumbi '17 on Waiting

On A Global Scale: Ellie Foumbi '17 on Waiting

March 25, 2021

Ellie Foumbi is an actor, writer and director from Cameroon. Her films have screened at several international film festivals, placing in the Student Academy Awards Semifinals and garnering a nomination for an African Movie Academy Award.

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Professor Nico Baumbach Receives Columbia University Alliance Program Grant 2021

Professor Nico Baumbach Receives Columbia University Alliance Program Grant 2021

March 24, 2021

Baumbach’s initiative seeks to bring together an international group of scholars and artists for a two-day symposium investigating the relationship between the technological environment and processes of subjectivization in the 21st century. It is one of four projects to receive the grant. 

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Behind the D4: ‘The Midnight Girl’

Behind the D4: ‘The Midnight Girl’

March 23, 2021

Behind the D4 is an interview series about the D4 films made by Film MFA Program students. This week, we catch up with the cast and crew of current student Dhruv Sud's The Midnight Girl.

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