CalArts director of character animation Maija Burnett, Variety's Animation Educator of the Year, has been on a journey to reshape and rethink the venerable department. When she arrived at the…
The student animators of the CalArts character animation program will get to showcase their work during the annual Character Animation Producers Show on May 3 at the Directors Guild of America. Each…
21st century studio toppers tend to be bland "suits" who shun the limelight. But Katzenberg is not only the driving force and mastermind behind DreamWorks Animation, he's its public face and chief…
Two AFI students were among the 13 collegians honored by the film academy Saturday for their projects at the 39th annual Student Academy Awards.
"Only the Young" stands out as the most human and affecting of recent skateboard docus.
Edie Wasserman -- a prominent figure in showbiz philanthropy, a key adviser to husband Lew Wasserman and his important strategic partner through her politically astute use of the Hollywood social…
After his 2006 CalArts graduate thesis film "Analog Days" played festivals, Ott "wasted two years meeting with producer types who are never really going to make a movie," he recalls.
To fans of Tennessee Williams, a flawed "Camino Real" is more welcome than none at all.
A neatly assembled coming-of-ager set in a provincial Taiwan high school, "Winds of September" is a promising first feature by Cal Arts film grad Tom Lin that only lacks originality and characters to…
Twenty-eight students, from a submission pool of 520, have been selected as finalists for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' 30th annual Student Academy Awards.
It was a winning evening Sunday for New York University, as filmmakers from that school walked off with three out of four gold medals at the 20th Anniversary Student Academy Awards at the AMPAS'…