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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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Two Acting Alumni Appear in AMC's 'Kevin Can F*ck Himself'
June 8, 2021

Bari Robinson is a classically trained stage and film actor based in New York.

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Acting Student Kristin Dodson Cast in Showtime's New Comedy Series 'Flatbush Misdemeanors'
June 4, 2021

Third-year Acting student Kristin Dodson was recently cast as a series regular in Showtime’s new comedy series Flatbush Misdemeanors.

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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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'Race for the Vaccine', Edited by Alumnus Shayon Maitra '17 Premieres on CNN
June 1, 2021

Race for the Vaccine, a television documentary edited by alumnus Shayon Maitra '17, had its premiere on CNN on May 15.

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Pass the Remote: 6 Women Shaping the Future of TV
May 10, 2021

These directors, screenwriters, and producers — all with Columbia degrees — have found enviable success in the streaming era.

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Alumna Marie Jamora '05 Directs Episode of 'Queen Sugar'
May 3, 2021

Alumna Marie Jamora '05 is set to direct a forthcoming episode of the sixth season of the show Queen Sugar, which will premiere on OWN this fall.

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Starz Developing 'Panther Baby,' Professor Jamal Joseph’s Memoir
April 15, 2021

 Joseph is the author of Tupac, Legacy (Simon & Schuster) and Panther Baby (Algonquin Books).

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Professor Tom Kalin Directs Episode for ‘Pride’
April 6, 2021

Kalin’s episode will give a revealing look at the vibrant and full lives lived by queer people in the 1950s amidst a steep rise in governmental regulations against the LGBTQ+ community led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, who ushered in an era of government-sanctioned persecution.

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Alumnus Brysen Boyd '20 Named Inaugural Writing Fellow on HBO's 'Succession'
March 10, 2021

While HBO has offered writing fellowships in the past through HBOAccess, participants in that program spent their time developing, and eventually presenting, a script suitable for HBO under the mentorship of HBO creative executives.

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