Thursday, October 17

UCLA alumnus Sunny Tripathy recently reached a television deal with 20th Century Fox. While most of the show's details are undisclosed, Tripathy's series will be based on his personal and family experiences. 
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‘Keeping Up With the Guptas’ creator makes deal with 20th Century Fox

UCLA alumnus Sunny Tripathy entered a general meeting at 20th Century Fox hoping to work as a staffer for one of the network’s television shows. He walked out of the meeting with his own TV development deal. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Sunny Tripathy recently reached a television deal with 20th Century Fox. While most of the show's details are undisclosed, Tripathy's series will be based on his personal and family experiences. (Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA alumnus Sunny Tripathy recently reached a television deal with 20th Century Fox. While most of the show's details are undisclosed, Tripathy's series will be based on his personal and family experiences. 
(Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Valerie Giuili is an interdisciplinary artist studying animation at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Her film "Attack of the Killer Trees" won best in show at the 2014 Campus Events Commission's Shorttakes Student Film Festival.
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‘Attack of the Killer Trees’ wins best in show at Shorttakes

With a title like “Attack of the Killer Trees,” the viewer may expect a retro horror aesthetic and cheesy special effects. However, Valerie Giuili’s animated film instead offers a colorful, animated story of hapless Louie Lumberjack as he discovers the dramatic repercussions of his unsustainable job. Read more...

Photo: Valerie Giuili is an interdisciplinary artist studying animation at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Her film "Attack of the Killer Trees" won best in show at the 2014 Campus Events Commission's Shorttakes Student Film Festival. (Justin Chang/Daily Bruin)

Valerie Giuili is an interdisciplinary artist studying animation at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Her film "Attack of the Killer Trees" won best in show at the 2014 Campus Events Commission's Shorttakes Student Film Festival.
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UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television lecturer Thomas Burns is the head organizer of the Fulbright Film Festival, an event that will showcase diverse creations by filmmakers in the Fulbright Association.

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Fulbright Film Festival to highlight members’ work, global network

Filmmakers from all over the world will gather in UCLA’s James Bridges Theater this Saturday to showcase their work at the Fulbright Film Festival. The festival aims to bring more attention to the filmmakers involved in the Fulbright Association – a global network of scholars, professionals, business people and students who aim for diplomacy through educational and cultural exchange. Read more...

Photo: UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television lecturer Thomas Burns is the head organizer of the Fulbright Film Festival, an event that will showcase diverse creations by filmmakers in the Fulbright Association. (Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television lecturer Thomas Burns is the head organizer of the Fulbright Film Festival, an event that will showcase diverse creations by filmmakers in the Fulbright Association.

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Rick Meghiddo's most recent documentary is called "Westwood L.A." and highlights Westwood as a place of influence. A UCLA alumnus and a native to the area, Meghiddo said he aims to bring attention to architecture's universal influence through his documentaries.

Alumnus aims to bring attention to architecture through film

The original version of this article contained multiple errors and has been changed. See the bottom of the article for additional information. The universal subject of Rick Meghiddo’s documentaries often goes overlooked. Read more...

Photo: (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin) Rick Meghiddo's most recent documentary is called "Westwood L.A." and highlights Westwood as a place of influence. A UCLA alumnus and a native to the area, Meghiddo said he aims to bring attention to architecture's universal influence through his documentaries.

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Rick Meghiddo's most recent documentary is called "Westwood L.A." and highlights Westwood as a place of influence. A UCLA alumnus and a native to the area, Meghiddo said he aims to bring attention to architecture's universal influence through his documentaries.

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‘Transforming Hollywood’ explores changes in TV industry

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism and USC School of Cinematic Arts put aside their rivalryon Fridayto present the fifth annual Transforming Hollywood conference, held in the James Bridges Theater from 9 a.m. Read more...

Photo: Courtesy of UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Courtesy of UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

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Spring TV preview

In addition to May flowers, the arrival of spring brings a fresh batch of television series to enjoy. From castles to jail cells, Victorian London to 1960s New York, these new and returning shows run the full gamut of stories and promise to keep you entertained before we reach the notorious dead zone of summer reruns. Read more...

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TV Review: ‘House of Cards’

In the new season of Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning series “House of Cards,” the delicate house that Congressman Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) worked tirelessly to build threatens to collapse. Read more...

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Courtesy of Netflix


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