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Columbia Announces 2021 Blue List Semifinalists
March 2, 2021

Celebrating its eighth year of connecting talented alumni with the film industry, the Columbia Blue List represents the finest unproduced screenplays and television pilots written by recent graduates of the Columbia University School of the Arts graduate Film Program.

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Alumni and Faculty Films Longlisted for 2021 BAFTA Awards
February 18, 2021

The shortlist nominations will be announced on March 9, 2021.

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Columbia Filmmakers Take Home Four of Eight Awards at 2021 DGA Awards
February 18, 2021

The DGA Student Film Awards for African American, Asian American, Latino and women directors are designed to honor, encourage and bring attention to exceptional diverse directors in film schools and universities across the country and have highlighted hundreds of African American, Asian American, Latino and women filmmakers since 1995, many of whom have gone on to become successful directors.

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Five Films by Columbia Filmmakers Shortlisted For 2021 Academy Awards
February 16, 2021

So far, the academy has only released shortlists in nine of the 23 categories.

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Five Alumni and Faculty Finalists for 2021 PEN America Literary Awards
February 11, 2021

Finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards were announced today, and several Columbia alumni and faculty members made the list.

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Alumna Robin Beth Schaer '05 Awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
February 10, 2021

Schaer's debut collection of poetry, Shipbreaking (Anhinga, 2015) charts an intimate and surreal journey "where seas rise, mastodons roam, aeronauts float overhead, bodies electrify, and a child is born as a ship wrecks in a hurricane.

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Student Nominated for This Year's NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Short Form
February 10, 2021

Najah Diop obtained an MFA in Creative Producing from Columbia University.

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‘Clara Sola’ by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén '19 Wins at Les Arcs Film Festival 2021
February 9, 2021

Clara Sola, a feature film co-written and directed by alumna Nathalie Álvarez Mesén '19, won the TitraFilm Award in the Work in Progress competition at the 12th edition of the Les Arcs Film Festival in January 2021.

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Three Columbia Documentaries Nominated at 2021 PGA Awards
February 9, 2021

The winner will be announced during the 32nd annual Producers Guild of America Awards Show, this year taking place virtually and by invitation only on March 24, 2021.

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