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Animation Conversations: Directing Student Cooper Troxell
September 23, 2021

What drew you to the Film Program at Columbia?   Cooper Troxell: My first artistic passion was music composition, which I studied in college.

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Alumnus Ayad Akhtar ’02 Announced as New York State Author
September 23, 2021

Ayad Akhtar is an acclaimed novelist and playwright whose work explores the immigrant experience, Muslim American identity, and the world of high finance.

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Film Student Celine Sutter Awarded 2021 New York Women in Film & Television Scholarship
September 23, 2021

Celine Sutter is a filmmaker and writer who was born and raised in New York City.

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Columbia Films Screen at TIFF, Alumni Win for ‘Costa Brava, Lebanon’
September 22, 2021

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its complete list of 2021 award winners, and among them is Costa Brava, Lebanon, a film by alumni Mounia Akl '17 (director, co-writer), Clara Roquet '16 (co-writer), and Cyril Aris ’17 (editor).

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Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Tallahassee Film Festival, Kevin Contento ’18 Wins for 'The Conference of Birds'
September 22, 2021

The Conference of the Birds by alumnus Kevin Contento ’18 was awarded both the Directors’ Choice Award and the Audience Choice Award at the 2021 Tallahassee Film Festival.

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Two Columbia Films Screen at 2021 Nashville Film Festival
September 21, 2021

Two films by Columbia filmmakers will show at this year’s 52nd edition of the Nashville Film Festival, which will run from September 30 to October 6, 2021.

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Alumna Nelicia Low '18 to Direct Feature Debut ‘Pierce'
September 20, 2021

Alumna Nelicia Low '18 will direct the sports drama Pierce.

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Professor Annette Insdorf Honored with the Special Medallion at Telluride Film Festival
September 17, 2021

Insdorf is the author of Francois Truffaut, Indelible Shadows: Film and Holocaust, Double Lives, Second Chances: The Cinema of Krzysztof Kieslowski, Philip Kaufman, Intimations: The Cinema of Wojciech Has, and Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes.

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Columbia Filmmakers Show Films at Woodstock Film Festival 2021
September 16, 2021

Three films by Columbia filmmakers will play at this year’s Woodstock Film Festival.

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Columbia Filmmakers Win Big at 2021 Emmy Awards
September 15, 2021

Several projects by Columbia University filmmakers were honored during the 2021 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Ceremony that took place over the weekend.

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