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'Karaoke King' by Federica Gianni '17 Finalist for SFFILM's Spring 2020 Rainin Grant
July 10, 2020

Karaoke King, a feature project written and directed by alumna Federica Gianni '17, is a finalist for SFFILM's Spring 2020 Rainin Grant.

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'The School for Good and Evil' by Soman Chainani '08 Adapted for Netflix
July 2, 2020

Watch Chainani's official announcement below.

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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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Xixi Wang '19 and Current Student Nehir Tuna Named Sundance Institute Fellows
June 25, 2020

Alumna Xixi Wang '19 and current student Nehir Tuna have been selected as 2020 Director and Screenwriting Lab Fellows by the Sundance Institute.

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Alumna Grace Edwards '10 Writes for 'Insecure' and Creates 'Jodie'
June 25, 2020

It has already been a successful year for alumna Grace Edwards '10.

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Ashland Independent Film Festival Honors Professor Tom Kalin with the Tom Kalin Pride Weekend
June 24, 2020

Kalin’s debut feature, Swoon, written and directed by him is considered an integral part of New Queer Cinema genre and was first released in 1992.

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Professor Eric Mendelsohn Holds Master Class with Director John Badham
June 24, 2020

Professor Eric Mendelsohn sat down with film director John Badham last month to discuss Badham’s work and style.

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'Ayaan' by Columbia Alumnae has World Premiere
June 22, 2020

Ayaan, a short film written and directed by alumna Alies Sluiter '20, produced by alumna Meng Xiong '19, and associate produced by alumna Federica Belletti '18, is currently screening at two of Australia’s biggest film festivals.

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Criterion Channel Devotes Program to Films ‘Directed by Bette Gordon’ for Streaming
June 17, 2020

The Criterion Channel describes Gordon as, “Emerging from the avant-garde underground of the 1970s and ’80s, Bette Gordon made her mark with stylishly subversive investigations of sexuality and gender roles that invert genre expectations with their feminist themes.

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Current Student Sushma Khadepaun Wins SFFILM's Spring 2020 Westridge Grant
June 12, 2020

Film Bazaar is the annual mentorship and market event organized by the Indian government's National Film Development Corporation.

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