Film, Television and Digital Media doctoral student Zama Dube has been chosen as the first recipient of UCLA REMAP's Marty Sklar Entertainment Innovation Fellowship. [Read more]
In the Spirit of Things
Garrett Bradley's(MFA ’12) Time and Marcela Santibáñez's (MFA ’14) The Mole Agent are Best Documentary Film Independent Spirit Awardsnominees;Patricia Vidal Delgado's (MFA ’18) La Leyenda Negra has been nominated for the John Cassavetes Award.
A Different Kind of Sci-Fi
Chon Noriega is on the project team for “Science Fiction Against the Margins,” a collaboration between Cinema and Media Studies and the Film & Television Archive, which has just been awarded $120,000 in funding from the Getty Foundation. [Read more]
Space Is the Place (1974)
In Other News...
Rani DeMuth’s (MFA ’05) feature End of the Line was chosen for Film Independent’s 2920 Fast Track Finance Market.
Forever Hold Your Peace, a script written by Emma Dudley (BA ’17), has made it onto the latest iteration ofThe Black List.
Catherine Hardwicke is one of six female film directors who will helm the exclusively female anthology Women’s Stories.
Rob Hoegee (MFA ’96) is an executive producer and head writer on the new Apple TV+ children's animated series Stillwater.
Screenwriter Julian Johnson (MFA ’20) has sold her first series to the CW, which will be executive produced by Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) and Pam Veasey (CSI: NY). Johnson has also been named one of NBCUniversal's 2020-21
Writers on the Verge.
How much do you know about costume design? Test your knowledge with this Oscars.org quiz penned by Distinguished Professor Deborah Nadoolman Landis.
Nicolette Robinson (BA ’09) co-stars opposite her husband Leslie Odom Jr. in One Night in Miami, now streaming on Amazon Prime.
Dinner for 12 Strangers, a UCLA tradition for alumni, faculty and students, continues this year as a virtual event on Feb. 20, 21 and 27. Sign up now to connect with Bruins from around the world for good food and great conversation! [Find out more]
Calling Alumni to Be Mentors!
The new UCLA TFT Mentorship Program seeks Theater alumni to mentor undergraduate junior and senior Theater students for the Spring Quarter. Interested? For more information, email email@example.com or click here for the application.
Find Your Voice
VOCA is intended for high school and college students who want to create their own content for the camera while also working on their acting skills in the on-camera and voice-over space. Students of all levels to encouraged to participate. [Find out more]
Get Ready to Perform!
Spend your summer as a member of our wonderful Theater community. Our world-renowned faculty, emphasis on ensemble building and industry networking make our training intensive unique. Registration opens Feb. 15. [Find out more]
Theater and television director Larry Arrick, a former UCLA TFT visiting professor and husband of current faculty member April Shawhan, died Sept. 21, 2020 following a long illness.
Lee Breuer (BA '58) an international theater artist and co-founder of New York City performance collaborative Mabou Mines, died on Jan. 3, 2021.
Filmmaker and former Visiting Assistant Professor Reginald Brown died on Jan. 19, 2021 from COVID-19 complications.
Award-winning casting director Mike Fenton (BA ’56), whose credits included E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and the Back to the Future trilogy, among many others, died on Dec. 30, 2020.