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Alumni Directed 'St. Louis Superman' Picked up by Legendary Producer Sheila Nevins and MTV
August 22, 2019

Legendary producer Sheila Nevins and MTV picked up St.

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World Premiere of 'Falling & Loving' This Month
August 21, 2019

Peak Performances at Montclair State University will present the world premiere of Falling & Loving, a play written by Obie Award-winning Professor Charles L.

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76th Annual Venice International Film Festival Selects Shorts by Columbia Filmmakers
August 13, 2019

The 76th Venice International Film Festival, which is the oldest film festival in the world, selected two shorts by Columbia filmmakers this year.

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'Tel Aviv on Fire,' by Sameh Zoabi '05 and Professor Dan Kleinman Wins Awards, Praise
August 12, 2019

Alumnus Sameh Zoabi's ‘05 and Professor Dan Kleinman’s film Tel Aviv on Fire opened to glowing reviews and has been nominated for four Israeli “Ophir” Awards.

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Musical 'Bat Out of Hell,' Directed by Jay Scheib '02, Released to Rave Reviews
August 8, 2019

Bat Out of Hell, the musical based on the Meat Loaf album featuring songs by Jim Steinman and directed by alumnus Jay Scheib '02, debuted in New York to rave reviews last week.

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'Darling' by Columbia Filmmakers Premiering at Venice International Film Festival
August 1, 2019

Still from Darling, image courtesy of Saim Sadiq   Darling, a film directed and co-written by current student Saim Sadiq, co-written by current student Rodney Llaverias, co-produced by current student Jasmin Tenucci, and produced by alumnus Mahak Jiwani ‘18 will have its world premiere at the 76th Annual Venice International Film Festival.

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Alumnus Jeffrey Sharp '01 Named Executive Director of Independent Filmmaker Project
July 24, 2019

Independent Filmmaker Project, a non-profit based in Brooklyn that hosts the annual Gotham Awards, has named producer and alumnus Jeffrey Sharp '01 as its new executive director.

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'Patience' by Current Students Closes Corkscrew Theater Festival
July 24, 2019

Corkscrew Theater Festival’s third annual summer season concludes with the world premiere of Patience, written by Johnny G.

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'Sisyphus' by Meng Xiong '19 & Xixi Wang '19 Named Project of the Year by FIRST Financing Forum
July 15, 2019

Feature script project Sisyphus, by recent graduates Meng Xiong '19 and Xixi Wang '19,  was officially selected by FIRST Financing Forum as one of their Projects of the Year.

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Columbia Alumni and Faculty Win at the 2019 Tony Awards
July 2, 2019

Columbia School of the Arts theatre community members won big at this year’s Tony Awards.

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