Michelle Liu Carriger, Sean Metzger, Suk-Young Kim, Jasmine Nadua Trice
Faculty book projects show wide-ranging cultural expertise
From an examination of K-pop music to understanding China’s global influence through art to a discussion about how Filipino cinema is received at home and a look at how clothing “controversies” can play a role in expanding perceptions of ethnic identity, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television faculty are experts on many aspects of Asian culture, history and art.
The arts are an essential part of our lives, and have long been vital to UCLA and our region. For the first time, supporters of the arts can find the full array of UCLA offerings in one central location, with the launch of a new web-based platform.
As he prepares to step away from his role as director of the Chicano Studies Research Center, the Los Angeles Times looks at how distinguished professor and Guggenheim Fellow Chon Noriega has helped shape our view of Chicano L.A.
June 5-12:Black Panther Oscar winners Ruth E. Carter (costume design) and Hannah Beachler (production design) are speakers at this year's DSW, which showcases the most talented design students in the country. Sponsored by Netflix.
June 5-9: Producer Charles D. King (Judas and the Black Messiah), and directors Lee Isaac Chung (Minari) and Garrett Bradley (BA ’10, Time) are among the honorees at the TFT Film Festival, showcasing the best student work of the year. Sponsored by the HFPA and SAGIndie.
The documentary Sell/Buy/Date, produced by David Goldblum (MFA '12), has just started production. Meryl Streep and Rashida Jones are executive producers. Goldblum will also be writing and producing an animated film based on Peeps candy.
Maxwell Hamilton (BA ’13) andLindsay LaVanchy (BA ’11) star in the teen slasher film Initiation. John Berardo (BA ’10) directs.
FTVDM Professor Bill McDonald recently spoke with Academy Award-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins on his Team Deakins podcast.
Golden Arm, a comedy about ladies arm wrestling, written and directed by Jenna Milly (MFA ’06)premiered on Apple iTunes, Amazon Prime and in theaters on April 30.