Variety picks stellar academies in the U.S. and abroad: American Film Institute Los Angeles With several of its alumni receiving awards and nominations during the 2016-17 awards season, AFI's newly…
No joke: Emerson College will offer a four-year degree in comedy starting Sept. 2016. The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedic Arts is the first of its kind, seeking to prepare graduates for careers in…
American Film Institute, Los Angeles Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks…
The sweeping views of the Hollywood sign are just a taste of what Emerson College's new Los Angeles campus, located in the heart of Hollywood at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Gordon Street, has…
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
Veteran character actor Henry Polic II died Sunday night after a long battle with cancer. He was 68.
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Boston-based Emerson College has tapped "Friends" exec producer Kevin Bright to serve as senior exec director of the college's Los Angeles Center. Bright will alight from Emerson's Board of Trustees…
South by Southwest has set Zal Batmanglij's thriller "The East," starring Brit Marling, as its closing night film on March 16, two months after its premiere at Sundance.
Films created by UCLA, AFI, NYU and Columbia U. students featured prominently in the DGA'S 2012 Student Film Awards for African American, Asian, Latino and women directors.
Producer saw gold in Japanese formats that became U.S. hits