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Many Columbia Films Show at Palm Springs International Shortfest 2020
June 26, 2020

Designated by AMPAS, BAFTA, BIFA and Goya Awards as an award-qualifying festival, and accredited by the International Short Film Conference, the Palm Springs International ShortFest and Short Film Market is one of the most acclaimed short film showcases in the world.

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Shakespeare in the Park Featuring Alumnus Saheem Ali ’07 to Play on Radio
June 19, 2020

UPDATE 6/19/2020: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Shakespeare in the Park will screen on the radio this year.

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Alumna Ashley Tata '12 Launches 'Mad Forest' Online
June 5, 2020

Theatre alumna Ashley Tata '12 launched her livestream production of Mad Forest, a co-production of Theater for a New Audience and the Fisher Center at Bard College.

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Columbia Filmmakers in Official Selection for Cannes Film Festival 2020
June 4, 2020

Due to the global pandemic, the Cannes Film Festival did not take place under its usual conditions from May 12 to May 23 this year, but that didn’t stop the organizers from revealing its 2020 lineup.

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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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