Shout out to Writer/Director Anna Marbrook (Alumni '17) for the success of her incredible story "A Waka Odyssey", a project that unified tribes, races, and ages. Check out her article in The New York Times!
Alumni Writer/Director Richard Press (Alumni ‘99, ‘04-06, ‘13) has teamed up with Executive Producer Joan Scheckel for the feature film “Farnsworth House”! Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal are set to star as the visionary architect Mies Van der Rohe and his brilliant client Edith Farnsworth. Keep your eyes peeled for more updates on the film later this year!
Double congrats to Executive Producer/Writer/Director Tom Dolby (Alumni ‘17) set to Direct drama “The Artist’s Wife”. With Nebraska and Django Unchained star Bruce Dern, The Reader star Lena Olin and The Knick star Juliet Rylance. Keep an ear out for more!
Shout out to Sheva Carr (Alumni '09, '11, '15) for all her work raising gender equity awareness in the industry. As Co-Vice President of Pathways to Peace and CEO of HeartAmbassadors, Sheva spoke at the UN Film Panel in NYC this past March as she and others discussed gender equality leaders in film, media, and how to leverage media to highlight women and girls’ voices. Keep it up Sheva!
Shout out to Singer/Actress/Performer Dionne Lea (Alumni ‘17) for her triumphant show "The Way I am…Now", a journey through motherhood, middle age, and all of life's in-betweens. Her next performance in Los Angeles is in May 2018, click here for more info!
Shout out to Producer/Writer/Director Angela Robinson (Alumni ‘99, ‘16) for her highly relevant and trailblazing article in TIME Magazine on gender and race equality in the industry, keep up the good work Angela!
Shout out to Director Allie Avital (Alumni ‘16-’17) and Cinematographer Ryan Hope (Alumni ‘15) for their Music Videos for Moses Sumney – ‘Doomed’ and 'Lonely World'! 'Doomed' was selected to be showcased at this year's SXSW and we couldn't be more proud!
Shout out to Actor Alex MacNicoll (Alumni ‘17 - ‘18) for his 2018 roles in "Anthem”, “Sleeping in Plastic”, “The Donut Heist”, “You Can Do This”, and “Backseat” as Young Dick Cheney! Written and Directed by Adam McKay and starring Christian Bale as Dick Cheney, we cannot wait to see this unfold on the screen. Be sure to keep an eye on Alex and all his upcoming projects!
We are thrilled to announce Alison Maclean’s (Alumni ‘96, ‘98, ‘01-’02, ‘08, ‘15) new film “The Rehearsal” is now streaming on Netflix! The film was adapted from Booker Prize-winner, Eleanor Catton's first novel, and took Alison back to New Zealand for a magical year. Don’t miss this film!