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Columbia Filmmakers Head to the 2020 Oscars
January 15, 2020

Five alumni and one current student have been nominated for Oscars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this year.

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'Our Father, the Devil' Reaches Final Stage of Biennale di Venezia's College Cinema Initiative
January 11, 2020

Our Father, the Devil (Mon Père, Le Diable) (previously titled He That Shall Not Be Named), directed by alumna Ellie Foumbi '17, was selected as one of the four projects to go through to the final stage of the Biennale di Venezia's College Cinema initiative.

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Cannes Films by Alumni Continue Successful Runs
January 6, 2020

Cancion Sin Nombre (Song Without a Name), image courtesy of the Kickstarter campaign   After their respective premieres at the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight, both Cancion Sin Nombre (Song Without a Name) by alumna Melina Leon ’08 and Huo Zhe Chang Zhe (To Live to Sing) by alumnus Johnny Ma ’16 continue to make waves.

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Columbia Filmmakers Nominated for 2019 Golden Globes
January 6, 2020

On January 5th, the Golden Globes ceremony took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles where two films and one mini series by Columbia alumni earned nominations for the prestigious awards.

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'Black Christmas' by Alumna Sophia Takal '07 In Theatres Now
December 19, 2019

Still from Black Christmas, by Sophia Takal '07   On Friday, December 13, Universal brought the horror film, Black Christmas by Barnard alumna Sophia Takal ’07, to theatres with a wide release.

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Two Current Students Receive DGA Student Film Award
December 19, 2019

It’s been a successful year for Columbia filmmakers at the DGA Student Film Awards.

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Two Columbia Filmmakers Awarded 2019 SFFILM Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowships
December 19, 2019

Recent alumna Josalynn Smith ’19 and current student Gina Hackett both received the 2019 SFFILM Sloan Science in Cinema Filmmaker Fellowship.

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Alumnus Will Graham '02 Signs Deal with Amazon Studios
December 17, 2019

Alumnus Will Graham ’02 and his company, Field Trip Productions, have signed a first look deal with Amazon Studios.

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Alumna Lisa Cholodenko '97 Directs Three Episodes of Netflix Series 'Unbelievable'
December 17, 2019

Still from 'Unbelievable', episodes directed by alumna Lisa Cholodenko ’97   Alumna Lisa Cholodenko ’97 directed three episodes of the Netflix series Unbelievable, which premiered in September to rave reviews.

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Alumna Deborah Chow '03 is the First Woman to Direct 'Star Wars'
December 17, 2019

Alumna Deborah Chow ’03 became the first woman to direct a live-action installment in the Star Wars franchise when she directed two episodes of Disney +’s new series The Mandalorian.

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