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Animation Conversations: Alumna Rachel Vine '06
May 31, 2022

I came up with this master plan that I would have the baby and use my maternity leave to write a TV spec [script]—it’s not like you’re doing anything else during maternity leave, right? Like caring for a brand new creature you just expelled from your body [laughs]; But when I got home from the hospital, we received a call from a friend who worked at Hallmark.

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From Pharmacist to Film Student: Kaelo Justin Iyizoba
May 17, 2022

Eleven stories of life, learning, and personal reinvention.

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Columbia Filmmakers Connect: Alana Mayo '06 and Jungyoon Kim '20
April 21, 2022

In this series we feature the new mentorship program that connects recent alumni with industry professionals.

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Alumni Spotlight: Lemon Guo '18
March 15, 2022

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how? Lemon Guo [LG]: The Sound Art Program was very intimate.

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Alumni Spotlight: Mengtai Zhang '19
March 15, 2022

Was there a specific faculty member or peer who especially inspired you while at the School of the Arts? If so, who and how? Mengtai Zhang [MZ]: Sound Art is a small but diverse program with people from visual art, music, programming, and many other backgrounds.

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Directing Thesis Interview: Indian Summer
March 8, 2022

What draws you to new play development?   JS: I find new work thrilling—to champion new ideas and new voices, to help a playwright develop and realize their artistic intention, and to watch a play grow, often in unexpected ways, through a collaborative process.

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Histories of Violence: Writing Tragedy as an Art Form
February 28, 2022

This is the 56th in a series of dialogues with artists, writers, and critical thinkers on the question of violence for The LA Review of Books.

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Behind the D4: 'Shovel'
February 25, 2022

How challenging was it to make a movie during the pandemic?   Camille Hamadé: This summer was crazy in terms of productions.

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Theatre of the Ridiculous: Phoebe Brooks’ Directing Thesis Der Ring Gott Farblonjet
February 21, 2022

What do you anticipate as the biggest challenge, logistically or personally?   [PB]: I’m attempting to embrace a maximalist aesthetic in this production.

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This is Who We Are: Racquel Gates
February 1, 2022

It brought to mind her own experience growing up in a household that encouraged critical discussion.

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