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Eight Projects Involving Columbia Filmmakers Nominated for 2020 Emmy Awards
July 31, 2020

Acting alumnus Matt Hurley ’12 worked as an actor on two Emmy nominated shows, Succession (18 nominations) and The Marvelous Mrs.

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'Twilight's Kiss,' a Film by Alumnus Ray Yeung ’13 Distributed by Strand Releasing
July 31, 2020

Twilight's Kiss (Suk Suk), a feature film written and directed by alumnus Ray Yeung '13, was acquired by Strand Releasing for North American distribution and will soon be available on streaming platforms like Amazon prime, iTunes and Google Play.

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Current Student Anika Benkov Participates in New York Stage and Film Company’s Filmmaker’s Workshop
July 31, 2020

Anika Benkov is a nonbinary playwright, filmmaker and performer based in NYC.

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First Feature by Alumna Julia Kots ‘08 Acquired by 1091 Pictures
July 28, 2020

Inez, Doug and Kira, a feature film written and directed by alumna Julia Kots '08, was acquired by 1091 Pictures for worldwide distribution.

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'Family Medicine' by alumna Missy Hernandez ’17 a Finalist for Script Pipeline's 2020 TV Writing Competition
July 20, 2020

“Wow! What a discovery,” the festival website enthuses about American Thief.

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Two Columbia Films Show at Maryland Film Festival 2020
July 15, 2020

Szu-Wei Chen is a filmmaker originating from Taiwan, now based in New York City as he pursues his MFA in film from Columbia University.

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'Soy Sola' by Current Students Sets European Premiere
July 11, 2020

Natalia Luque is a Chilean director and screenwriter currently studying at Columbia University in the MFA Film program.

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Eight Columbia Filmmakers Invited to Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
July 10, 2020

Eight Columbia filmmakers were recently invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as part of an initiative to change its otherwise long-term white-male dominance.

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Alumni Film 'It Cuts Deep' Picked up for Distribution
July 10, 2020

It Cuts Deep, a feature horror-comedy written and directed by alumnus Nicholas Payne Santos '19, produced by Kristy Richman '19, and assistant directed by Rtusha Kulkarni '19, was picked up for North American distribution by Dark Sky Films and is being repped by their parent company MPI at the virtual Cannes Market.

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