CalArtians at 2021 Outfest LA Film Festival

Outfest LA Film Festival, the world’s foremost organization for promoting LGBTQ cinema, returns for its 39th edition after a nearly 18-month COVID hiatus. The 10-day festival’s program is packed with outdoor events in various venues throughout Los Angeles, and indoor film screenings for...

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Zoe McCuen Illustrates Children’s Book Kid and the Magic Orb

CalArts student Zoe McCuen (Film/Video BFA 23) illustrates a tale of discovery in the midst of a creative block in Kid and the Magic Orb. McCuen collaborated with author Sago Nnune and editor/co-producer Chandler Burns to bring the story, which is independently published and 55 pages in...

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CalArts Alums Win 2021 Daytime Emmy Awards

On Saturday, July 17, CalArtians Zesung Kang (Film/Video BFA 11) and Eric Darnell (Film/Video MFA 90) were recognized in the Children’s & Animation and Lifestyle categories at the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Kang, the director of Netflix’s Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, was honored...

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CalArtians Nominated for 73rd Emmy Awards

The nominees for the 73rd Emmy Awards were unveiled this morning, via livestream on the Emmys’ website. The announcement was made by actor and CalArts Theater faculty Ron Cephas Jones and his daughter, Jasmine Cephas Jones. As in previous years, CalArtians are well-represented in numerous...

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Ramsey Naito at 2021 Women In Animation Virtual Summit

CalArtian and President of Nickelodeon Animation Ramsey Naito (Art MFA 95) discussed the importance of representing a diversity of voices through entertainment at the 2021 Women In Animation (WIA) Virtual Summit at Annecy, which ran from June 14-19.  Read More