Professor Dominic Taylor, UCLA TFT's Acting Department of Theater Chair, talks about the Winter Quarter course he's leading about early African American theater, "The African Grove to the Rise of the American Musical." [More]
Jack Blackwill star alongside Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis and Kevin Hart in the Eli Roth-directed Lionsgate film Borderlands, based on the bestselling videogame.
Two projects from UCLA TFT alumni have been shortlisted for Academy Awards: Garrett Bradley’s (MFA ’12) documentary feature Time and Erick Oh's (MFA ’10) animated short Opera. Nominations will be announced on March 15.
James Darrah (MFA ’10) has been named the new artistic director and chief creative officer of the Long Beach Opera.
Rebecca Davis(MFA ’03) was nominated for a 2020 Voice Arts Award in the category of Best Voiceover for a Political Announcement/Attack Ad. She previously won the award for Best Voiceover for a Movie Trailer in 2019.
Alex Gibney,Erika L. Johnson (BA ’02), Scott Saltzberg (BA ’87), Rebecca Sonnenshine (BA ’93) and Yamara Taylor (BA ’02) have been nominated for Writers Guild of America Awards. The virtual ceremony takes place on March 21.
Tim Robbins (BA ’82) will be the lead oppositeLeslie Mann in Amazon’s upcoming 10-episode thriller drama The Power.
Professor Edit Villarreal’sThe Language of Flowers, an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, will be included in the upcoming anthology The Bardinthe Borderlands: An Anthology of Shakespeare Appropriations en la Frontera (ACMRS Press, 2021).
The MFA Ones
Second-year MFA playwrights Ruochen Li (Evening Conversations) and Kap Taylor (Butch Chronicles) present their original one-act plays during The MFA Ones on Feb. 27, featuring undergraduate actors from the Department of Theater. [ More]
Visions: 'The Tapestry'
On March 4, at 4 p.m. PT, join Professor Ellen Scott in a conversation after the screening of Maya Angelou's Visions: 'The Tapestry', co-presented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive and UCLA Center for the Study of Women’s Black Feminist Initiative. [Learn more]
UCLA FTV Summer Institute
Take your storytelling skills to the next level! Explore College and Pre-College tracks in Digital Filmmaking, TV Writing, Creative Producing and Animation. Earn UCLA credit while creating engaging original stories and gaining hands-on experience. [Learn more]
UCLA FTV Summer Courses
Achieve your academic goals with a variety of course topics in Film, Television and Digital Media. All prerequisites are waived and many courses are open to high school students. Three-week and six-week courses are available. [Learn more]