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.
A cheat sheet of new offerings, facilities and staff at the nation's top media programs
Columbia University and Lincoln Center have paired up to present the university’s 26th annual film festival in May, where Columbia alum Adam Davidson will receive this year’s Andrew Sarris award for…
Baltasar Kormakur's survival tale "The Deep," Iceland's foreign language Oscar entry unveiled a slew of sales at Les Arcs European Film Festival.
When XYZ Films set up shop in mid-2008, the economy was in free fall and traditional sources of independent film financing were scarce.
Carlos Marques-Marcet of UCLA has been tapped as this year's recipient of the John Frankenheimer Memorial Fellowship.
A primer on 40 of the nation's leading film, music and emerging media programs
Enrolling in film school used to be a pursuit of one's inner artist, not one's inner accountant.
Not unlike the ordinary-guy protagonist in many an American comedy, Phil Johnston worked for nine years as a regional TV news and weatherman in the northern Midwest. "I didn't know a fucking thing…
In her native Germany, cinematographer and Kodak Vision Award honoree Uta Briesewitz worked as a television camera operator shooting sports and music events on video, where she specialized in…
"Rope" meets "Scream" in Dan Rosen's confident yet shallow "Dead Man's Curve." Amid all the arthouse-or-bust titles at Sundance, this slick item roused bidding-hot rumors that it would become the…