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"When you go to the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, you become a lifelong member and participate in a very unique tradition. Family. One that proudly claims some of the world’s most legendary storytellers, scholars, industry leaders, mavericks and creative minds. I remember well the influences on me as a student, greats like Arthur Ripley, Dorothy Arzner and Alexander Mackendrick. Upon graduation you will join this great heritage as you pursue your career. Being part of our remarkable Alumni community is an exciting experience.”
— Francis Ford Coppola M.F.A. ’67

Our impact cannot be overstated. Neither can our influence.

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television is a creative force recognized the world over. Our students, faculty and alumni consistently showcase their work at premier festivals and research conferences around the globe, and win awards spanning every medium, platform and discipline. As a result, the world looks to us for the talent that is the lifeblood of the entertainment and performing arts industries today, and the thought leadership and cutting-edge research that provide the road map for where we’re going tomorrow.

The Bruin Entertainment Network is an organization that spans all facets of the entertainment and performing arts industry across the globe. For additional information about the Bruin Entertainment Network, please contact Juliana Alvarez with UCLA Alumni Affairs.

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Alumni Spotlight
Hanadi Elyan“Elyan” Recent UCLA TFT graduate Hanadi Elyan (M.F.A. ’19) was one of the first recipients of the Hani Farsi Endowed Graduate Scholarship Fund. Originally from Dubai and Jordan, her story is intriguing and her goal clear: She intends to tell the stories of the Arab community that haven't yet been told. Read more
Melissa Berton“Godwin”Melissa Berton (B.A. '89) became an Oscar winner at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 24. She produced the Live Action Short film "Period. End of Sentence.," which promotes the idea that "a period should end a sentence, not a girl's education." More
Godwin Jabangwe“Godwin”"Tunga," an original animated family adventure musical written by Zimbabwean alumnus Godwin Jabangwe (M.F.A. '17) has been picked up by Netflix. "Tunga" was developed in Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Impact program, which helps emerging voices in the industry develop film and TV projects.