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Three Alumni Nominated For 2019 Oscars
February 25, 2019

The 2019 Oscar nominations are out, and this year several recognize Columbia alumni.

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'Color Out Of Space,' a Feature Film Co-Produced By Alumni Begins Filming This Month
February 20, 2019

Color Out of Space, a film co-produced by alumni Elisa Lleras '11 and Simão Cayatte '12 will begin shooting this month.

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Playwriting Alumnus Santino DeAngelo ’18 Directs and Co-Writes New Musical in LA
February 18, 2019

This past December Playwriting alumnus Santino DeAngelo ’18, who according to the New York Times has a “gift for engaging melodies,” co-wrote and directed Porn Awards: The Musical at The Rockwell in Los Angeles.

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Columbia Filmmakers Win Big at Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals 2019
February 18, 2019

Sundance awards ceremony took place earlier this month marking the culmination of its 2019 Festival, where 121 feature-length and 73 short films were screened, selected from over 14,000 submissions, and several Columbia filmmakers were among the winners.

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Alumna Jennifer Sears '05 Wins 2018 NEA Fellowship
February 18, 2019

Writing alumna Jennifer Sears '05 received a 2018 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Prose and a 2018 Artists Fellowship in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).

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Columbia Filmmakers Head to SXSW 2019 Film Festival
February 15, 2019

From March 8th to 17th, Alumni, Students, and Faculty will be among those showcasing their work at the renowned South by Southwest Film Festival 2019.

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Alumna Ari Braverman '17 Releases Debut Novel in July
February 14, 2019

Fiction alumna Ari Braverman '17 announces her first book, The Ballad of Big Feeling, acquired by Melville House is scheduled for publication July 9, 2019.

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Alumnus Jorge Alfaro '04 Joins 3Pas
February 14, 2019

As part of their ongoing growth strategy, founders Eugenio Derbez and alumnus Ben Odell '04 of 3Pas have hired alumnus Jorge Alfaro '17 as manager of Spanish-language content.

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Alumna Lauren Wilkinson '13 Releases Debut Novel 'American Spy'
February 13, 2019

© Niqui Carter   American Spy by writing alumna Lauren Wilkinson '13 comes out next week.

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Alumna Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah '11 Receives American Mosaic Journalism Prize
February 13, 2019

Writing alumna Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah '11 received the American Mosaic Journalism Prize recently, an unrestricted cash prize of $100,000 awarded to freelance journalists for excellence in long-form, narrative, or deep reporting about underrepresented and/or misrepresented groups in the American landscape.

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