Eliza Hittman Wins Special Jury Prize at Sundance 2020

Filmmaker Eliza Hittman (Film/Video MFA 10) is the recipient of a U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award in Neo-Realism at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival for her narrative feature Never Rarely Sometimes Always.  The film follows Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin Skylar (Talia Ryder), two...

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CalArtians Win at 47th Annie Awards

On Saturday, Jan. 25, the 47th Annual Annie Awards, presented by the International Animated Film Society (ASIFA), were held at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. As in previous years, CalArtians took home a number of awards, including the marquee Best Animated Feature for the Netflix production...

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CalArts Student Artem Aisagaliev Premieres Film at IFFR 2020

CalArts Program in Film Directing student Artem Aisagaliev (Film/Video MFA 20) premieres his debut feature film The Babai, at the annual International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). Held in the Netherlands through Feb. 2, IFFR is in its 48th year and features a curated selection of fiction and...

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David Daniels Exhibits 3D Sculptures at Freaked Screening

If you’re headed to the Beyond Fest screening of the 1993 cult classic film Freaked at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on Friday (Jan. 17), leave some time to check out the work of CalArts alum David Daniels (Film/Video MFA 85). The Portland, Ore.-based artist created the album cover art for...

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Homage to Suzan Pitt at REDCAT

On Monday, Jan. 20, Film at REDCAT presents Homage to Suzan Pitt, a special screening featuring many of the late experimental animator’s most important films. The program includes Asparagus (1979), Joy Street (1995) and El Doctor (2006), among others. Following the screening, several speakers...

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