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Current Student Victoria Rivera Named Film Independent Directing Lab Fellow
May 23, 2020

Regarding her selection, Rivera commented: “Film Independent has been such an incredible ally and a crucial part of my development as a filmmaker.

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‘Balk’ by Alumni Nominated for a College Television Award
May 19, 2020

Balk, a 2019 thesis film directed and co-written by alumnus Gabriel Wilson ’19, co-written by alumnus Ben Gottlieb ’19 and produced by alumna Jennifer Kaiser ’19, has been nominated for a College Television Award.

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On A Global Scale: Spanish Film, Global Stream
April 30, 2020

David Pastor is a writer and director.

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Alumna Melina León '08 Wins Premios Wapa
April 17, 2020

Melina León '08, an alumna of the MFA Directing program, was chosen as the winner of the Premios Wapa, an award given by Wapa Magazine recognizing women who break stereotypes with their work.

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'Three Nights and a Goat,' by Alumni Screening at the Panorama Colombia Film Festival in Germany
April 16, 2020

Tres Noches Y Una Cabra (Three Nights and a Goat), directed by alumnus Nicolás Becerra '18, written by alumnus Ben Gottlieb '19 and produced by alumna Jennifer Sciarra '18, was selected to screen at the Panorama Colombia Film Festival in Germany, which has been postponed currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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'Tangles and Knots,' by Renee Marie Petropoulos '17 Nominated for NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Award
April 16, 2020

Tangles and Knots, written & directed by alumna Renee Marie Petropoulos '17 (pictured left), was nominated for both Best International Short Film & Best Performance in a Drama at the NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Awards, which has been postponed currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Two Alumni Selected for Film Independent's Project Involve Program 2020
April 12, 2020

Alumni Gauri Adelkar '19 and Lauren López de Victoria '19 were selected to participate in this year’s Film Independent Project Involve program.

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'Bye Bye Body' by Current Students Screens at Atlanta Film Festival
April 10, 2020

Bye Bye Body, written and directed by current student Charlotte Benbeniste and produced by current student Barbara Twist, was selected to screen at the Atlanta Film Festival.

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'Darling' Wins Special Jury Recognition at 2020 South By Southwest Film Festival
April 9, 2020

Darling, 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 alumna Mahak Jiwani ’18, continues to make waves on the festival circuit, winning the Special Jury Recognition Prize at this year’s South by SouthwestXSW festival.

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Shakespeare in the Park Featuring Alumnus Saheem Ali ’07
April 2, 2020

Directing alumnus Saheem Ali ’07 directs the upcoming production of Richard II as a part of the annual Shakespeare in the Park series with The Public Theater.

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