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‘Courtroom 3H’ by Alumnus Antonio Méndez Esparza '08 Screens at AFI Docs 2021
June 23, 2021

Courtroom 3H, a feature documentary directed by alumnus Antonio Méndez Esparza ‘08, will be part of the official selection at AFI Docs 2021.

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‘Middle of Nowhere’ by Professor Michele Palermo Makes Waves at Festivals
June 22, 2021

Middle of Nowhere, a half-hour, single camera indie television pilot created, written, directed and executive produced by Adjunct Professor Michele Palermo, is experiencing a successful festival showing.

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‘Leylak’ by Alumni Wins Special Jury Mention at Tribeca Film Festival 2021
June 22, 2021

Leylak, written and produced by Mustafa Kaymak '14, associate produced by Mark Castillo '18, and executive produced by Sola Fasehun '15, was named the winner of the 2021 Special Jury Mention Award in the shorts category of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

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Alumni Rory Haines '11 and Sohrab Noshirvani '12 Co-Write ‘Emergency Contact’ Starring Dwayne Johnson
June 22, 2021

Emergency Contact, a new feature film written by alumni Rory Haines '11 and Sohrab Noshirvani '12, will go into production for Warner Bros in the coming weeks.

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Seven Columbia Films Screen at Cannes 2021
June 21, 2021

Seven films by Columbia Filmmakers will screen at the internationally esteemed 2021 Cannes Film Festival.

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Alumna Yossera Bouchtia '19 Participates in The Gotham's TV Series Lab 2021
June 15, 2021

Alumna Yossera Bouchtia '19 participated in The Gotham's TV Series Lab with her show Yasmine/Jasmine from May 24-28, 2021.

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Alumnus Patrick Clement Wins Top Official Selection at Richmond International Film Festival's 2021 Screenplay Contest
June 10, 2021

Canusa Street is a network comedy about a US Border Patrol agent who is forced to work with her estranged twin sister, a Canadian mounted police officer, to solve an international smuggling case in a small town absurdly divided by the US/Canada border.

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Students Direct, Edit and Produce "Wild Seeds" Music Video for Sa-Roc
June 4, 2021

Student Aliza Brugger recently directed and edited the music video for artist Sa-Roc's new single Wild Seeds.

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Alumnus Davíð Már Stefánsson '19 Writes Four Episodes for Katla
June 2, 2021

Alumnus Davíð Már Stefánsson '19 has written multiple episodes for Katla, the first original Netflix show from Iceland, created by director Baltasar Kormákur and co-created by showrunner Sigurjón Kjartansson.

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Several Columbia Films to be Featured at the 2021 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
June 1, 2021

The short Don't Come Close will screen in-person on June 5, 2021 and virtually on June 6, 2021.

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