Elizabeth Ito’s New Series Greenlit by Netflix

Animator Elizabeth Ito (Film/Video BFA 04) will serve as a first-time showrunner on City of Ghosts, a new Netflix series billed as a hybrid of documentary and children’s animation. City of Ghosts follows a group of kids who learn about their community by communicating with its resident ghosts,...

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CalArts Animators Screen Works at Annecy Film Festival 2019

Four CalArtians are among the lineup of animators screening films at Annecy International Animated Film Festival (AIAFF) from June 10-15 in Annecy, France. The Annecy Film Festival is a global showcase of animated films across genres and animation techniques. First organized in 1960, the...

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Herb Alpert Award in the Arts Celebrates 25 Years

The Herb Alpert Foundation celebrated the 25th year of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA), which was awarded to five artists on Monday, May 13, in New York City. The Herb Alpert Award in the Arts has been administered by CalArts since 1994. The award annually recognizes five artists...

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James Benning’s Works on View at MCASB

The Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) presents the West Coast solo debut of James Benning: Quilts, Cigarettes & Dirt (Portraits of America), which runs from Thursday, May 16 to Sunday, July 14. Curated by MCASB Executive Director and Chief Curator Abaseh Mirvali, the exhibition...

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CalArtians Present Films, Projects in Cannes

Films by four CalArtians screen at the Cannes International Film Festival, which runs from Tuesday, May 14 to Saturday, May 25 in Cannes, France. Established in 1946, the famed festival previews new films across genres and from around the globe. Acclaimed filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu...

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