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'Kanarí', by Columbia Filmmakers, Shortlisted for Shortfish Award at Stockfish Film Festival
March 11, 2019

Kanarí, a short film co-written & directed by alumnus Erlendur Sveinsson '18, co-written by current student Connor Simpson, co-produced by alumnus Daniel Raiffe '18, and edited by current student Brúsi Ólason, was shortlisted for the Shortfish award at the Stockfish Film Festival in Iceland.

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'Those Who Whistle After Dark,' Feature by Alumni, Selected for Venice Biennale's College Cinema Program
March 1, 2019

Those Who Whistle After Dark, a feature project written by alumna Pinar Yorgancioglu '16 and produced by alumna Sarah Seulki Oh '15, was selected for the Venice Biennale's College Cinema program.

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Faculty Member Miya Masaoka Premieres New Opera at The Park Avenue Armory
February 26, 2019

Associate Professor and head of the Sound Art program, Miya Masaoka is currently the Park Avenue Armory Studio Artist for 2019.

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'Green Book,' Co-Written, Directed, and Produced by Alumnus Peter Farrelly '86 Wins Three Oscars
February 25, 2019

Last night at the 91st Academy Awards, the film Green Book, directed, produced, and co-written by writing alumnus Peter Farrelly ‘86, took home the Oscar for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actor.

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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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Writing Roundup: Week February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019

Over the past couple of weeks, Writing students, faculty and alumni have been busy publishing new work.

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'House of Hummingbird' by Alumna Bora Kim '11 Wins Grand Prix at 2019 Berlin Film Festival
February 24, 2019

House of Hummingbird , from Korean director and alumna Bora Kim '11 won the Grand Prix for best film at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival's Generation 14plus sidebar for youth-oriented films.

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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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Alumnus Malcolm Hansen '14 Awarded 2019 First Novelist Award by Black Caucus of the American Library Association, Nominated for NAACP Award
February 14, 2019

Debut novel by writing alumnus Malcolm Hansen '14, They Come in All Colors (Atria/S&S), was awarded the 2019 First Novelist Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

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