Friday, April 19

Alumnus Kevin Patrick Doherty performs as Disney's "Frozen" character Olaf by manipulating a puppet and matching its facial expressions. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

UCLA alum Kevin Doherty puppeteers Olaf in live ‘Frozen’ production

Nine UCLA alumni joined the cast of “Frozen – Live at the Hyperion,” performing as Elsa, Olaf, Hans, Kristoff or the ensemble. The live adaptation of the 2013 Disney animated film “Frozen” currently plays three times a day at Disney California Adventure after opening in May. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Kevin Patrick Doherty performs as Disney's "Frozen" character Olaf by manipulating a puppet and matching its facial expressions. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Alumnus Kevin Patrick Doherty performs as Disney's "Frozen" character Olaf by manipulating a puppet and matching its facial expressions. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Alumnus Larry Kemp drew on his own memories of the 1960s while mixing the dialogue of “All The Way,” nominated for an Emmy Award. He added authentic sounds to newscasts and funeral scenes. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Alumnus’ sound work sets tone of Emmy-nominated HBO film “All the Way”

Forty-three UCLA staff members and alumni were involved in projects nominated for the 2016 Emmy awards in 16 different categories. Over the course of four weeks, the A&E staff will feature some of these UCLA affiliated nominees and their projects. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Larry Kemp drew on his own memories of the 1960s while mixing the dialogue of “All The Way,” nominated for an Emmy Award. He added authentic sounds to newscasts and funeral scenes. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Alumnus Larry Kemp drew on his own memories of the 1960s while mixing the dialogue of “All The Way,” nominated for an Emmy Award. He added authentic sounds to newscasts and funeral scenes. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)



Actress Ariel Winter of “Modern Family” said she does not plan on pursuing film classes, theater clubs or student productions at UCLA when she attends in 2017. (Courtesy of Collin Stark)

Ariel Winter plans to continue acting career, pursue law at UCLA in 2017

Ariel Winter aspired to attend a university from a young age. But unlike most other college hopefuls, Winter applied to college while filming for a 22-time Emmy-winning television series. Read more...

Photo: Actress Ariel Winter of “Modern Family” said she does not plan on pursuing film classes, theater clubs or student productions at UCLA when she attends in 2017. (Courtesy of Collin Stark)

Actress Ariel Winter of “Modern Family” said she does not plan on pursuing film classes, theater clubs or student productions at UCLA when she attends in 2017. (Courtesy of Collin Stark)

Graduate acting student and actress Vivian Rubio moved to the United States from Venezuela when she was 15 years old. She is frequently cast in diverse Spanish-speaking roles, such as her part as Giovanna in the new Netflix show “Las Garnachas.” (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Grad student embraces Venezuelan heritage in new acting roles

The moment Vivian Rubio arrived in the United States, she became an American – removed from her friends and family in Venezuela. But to Americans, especially those in the film and television casting industry, she will always be Venezuelan – or at least something other than the white American image she said the entertainment industry deems “neutral.” Though her hard work has garnered many roles, and her bilingualism has opened her to diverse characters, the third-year graduate student in acting said she is often faced with discrimination and typecasting. Read more...

Photo: Graduate acting student and actress Vivian Rubio moved to the United States from Venezuela when she was 15 years old. She is frequently cast in diverse Spanish-speaking roles, such as her part as Giovanna in the new Netflix show “Las Garnachas.” (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Graduate acting student and actress Vivian Rubio moved to the United States from Venezuela when she was 15 years old. She is frequently cast in diverse Spanish-speaking roles, such as her part as Giovanna in the new Netflix show “Las Garnachas.” (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

"Sausage Party" pushes boundaries with its graphic and insensitive script following the lives of anthropomorphic supermarket foods.
(Columbia Pictures)

Movie review: ‘Sausage Party’

It takes a certain kind of twisted psyche to create an animated movie deserving of an R-rating. But leave it to Seth Rogen and his team of writers to produce a computer-generated story so unapologetically offensive that rated R is hardly an adequate warning. Read more...

Photo: "Sausage Party" pushes boundaries with its graphic and insensitive script following the lives of anthropomorphic supermarket foods. (Columbia Pictures)

"Sausage Party" pushes boundaries with its graphic and insensitive script following the lives of anthropomorphic supermarket foods.
(Columbia Pictures)


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