• Reinaldo Marcus Green Photo Courtesy of FIlmmaker Magazine

    Alum Reinaldo Marcus Green to Direct Paramount’s Bob Marley Biopic

    Friday, Mar 5, 2021

    Paramount has enlisted alumnus Reinaldo Marcus Green to direct the studio’s Bob Marley biopic.

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    MK2 Films Boards Alum Jonas Carpignano’s “A Chiara”

    Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021

    MK2 Films is now on board for alum Jonas Carpignano’s “A Chiara,” which just wrapped filming.

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  • Stefon Bristol (left) and Spike Lee Photo Courtesy of Deadline

    Alum Stefon Bristol Reteams with Professor Spike Lee for New Netflix Feature

    Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021

    Alumnus Stefon Bristol has reteamed with Professor Spike Lee for a new Netflix feature, “Gordon Hemingway & The Realm of Cthulhu”.

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    Alum KEFF’S “Taipei Suicide Story” Sweeps Slamdance

    Tuesday, Mar 2, 2021

    At the 27th edition of the Slamdance Film Festival, KEFF’S “Taipei Suicide Story” emerged as the film to watch, receiving both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for narrative features, and the best actor prize.

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  • Chloe Zhao Photo Courtesy of Vulture

    Grad Film at the Globes: Chloé Zhao Makes History

    Monday, Mar 1, 2021

    At last night’s Golden Globe Awards ceremony, alum Chloé Zhao did more than just win the night’s top awards - Best Director and Best Drama Motion Picture - with "Nomadland". The esteemed director also made history as the first woman of color to win the Best Director award, and only the second woman ever to win the prestigious honor, following Barbara Streisand's 1983 win for Yentl.

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  • Ang Lee Photo Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

    Ang Lee Receives France’s Legion of Honour

    Friday, Feb 26, 2021

    Alumnus Ang Lee was awarded France's highest order of merit: the Legion of Honour.

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  • Clockwise from Left: Raven Jackson, Maria Altamirano, and Jomo Fray (Photos Courtesy of IMDB)

    Alum Raven Jackson Teams with A24 and Barry Jenkins to Make Her Feature Directorial Debut “All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt”

    Thursday, Feb 25, 2021

    Raven Jackson’s feature directorial debut “All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt” is officially in the works, and will be produced by fellow alum Maria Altamirano along with Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”) and A24. Alum Jomo Fray will DP.

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  • Spike Lee Photo Courtesy of Wall Street Journal

    American Cinema Editors Names Spike Lee Filmmaker Of The Year

    Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021

    Professor Spike Lee is American Cinema Editors’ Filmmaker Of The Year, receiving the ACE Golden Eddie Award “in recognition of his distinguished achievement in the art and business of film.”

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    Cinema Unbound Honors Alum Mollye Asher

    Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021

    Alum Mollye Asher will be honored alongside Steve McQueen and Gus Van Sant at the 2021 Cinema Unbound Awards.

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  • Sara Colangelo Photo Courtesy of Filmmaker Magazine

    Netflix Acquires Alum Sara Colangelo’s “Worth”

    Tuesday, Feb 23, 2021

    Netflix and Higher Ground (Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company) have acquired North American rights to alum Sara Colangelo’s “Worth”.

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