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Two Films by Columbia Directors Receive Gotham Award Nominations
November 4, 2015

Two films by Columbia directors have received Gotham Award nominations: John Magary (’07) received a Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director nomination for The Mend, which he wrote and directed, and Faculty member Ramin Bharani’s film 99 Homes snagged a Best Actor nomination for its star, Michael Shannon.

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"Meet the Makers" Volume III: Caron Williams
October 29, 2015

Our next edition of “Meet the Makers” is all about Caron Williams, a second-year Creative Producing concentrate from Queens.

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TBS Greenlights New Pilot from Matt Fogel ('07)
October 29, 2015

A new untitled pilot by Matt Fogel (’07) and his longtime friend Todd Strauss-Schulson has just received a greenlight from TBS.

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Lisa Cholodenko to be Honored at the 2015 Legacy Awards
October 28, 2015

On November 5, Lisa Cholodenko (‘97) will receive the Visionary Award at the 2015 Legacy Awards, which will mark the 10th anniversary of the Outfest UCLA Legacy Project, the world’s largest LGBT film archive.

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12 Students and Alumni Are Semifinalists for Screencraft's Short Film Production Fund
October 28, 2015

Screencraft announced its list of Short Film Production Fund semifinalists, which includes many projects by Columbia University School of the Arts students and alumni.

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Amanda Brennan (‘14) and Sarah Dorman (‘14) Awarded the Sloan Producers Grant for 'The Dust'
October 28, 2015

The Dust, written and directed by School of the Arts alumna Amanda Brennan (‘14) and set to be produced by alumna Sarah Dorman (‘14), was awarded the ninth annual Sloan Producers Grant by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival.

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Tom Kalin Installation Premieres at Performa 15
October 3, 2015

Film professor Tom Kalin’s installation My Silent One (In The Sweetness of Time) is premiering as part of Performa 15.

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I Smile Back receives rave Reviews
January 29, 2015

Adam Salky’s ('08) second feature, I Smile Back, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival last week, is receiving rave reviews.

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Alum's Debut Feature picked up for distribution by Freestyle
January 23, 2015

Freestyle has picked up exclusive US distribution rights to Caryn Waechter's ('04) The Sisterhood of Night.

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Remembering Screenwriting Professor Guy Gallo, 1955-2015
January 15, 2015

Adjunct Professor Guy Gallo, who traught Screenwriting in the Film Program since 1987, died at the age of 59 on January 13.

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