Saturday, September 23

UCLA screenwriting alumni Tamlin Hall (left) and David Goldblum (right) are co-writing a film adaptation of Dave Pelzer's New York Times best-selling novel “A Child Called ‘It.’” The film is set to shoot in 2018. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)
UCLA screenwriting alumni Tamlin Hall (left) and David Goldblum (right) are co-writing a film adaptation of Dave Pelzer's New York Times best-selling novel “A Child Called ‘It.’” The film is set to shoot in 2018. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

Second-year theater student Lillie Muir performs as Poseidon, a principal dancer and a narrator in the off-Broadway production of "Blamed: An Established Fiction." (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)
Second-year theater student Lillie Muir performs as Poseidon, a principal dancer and a narrator in the off-Broadway production of "Blamed: An Established Fiction." (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustration Director)

UCLA partners with Getty Center to bring Spanish language films to LA

The UCLA Film and Television Archive returns the golden age of Spanish language cinema back to Main Street. The Getty Center’s second iteration of the arts initiative “Pacific Standard Time” spotlights the Latin American creative space in Los Angeles, titled “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.” UCLA’s Film and Television Archive teamed up with the Getty to create a lineup of approximately 40 Spanish-language films hailing from different Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico, Argentina and Cuba for the exhibition. Read more...

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustration Director)

Eva Merz and Luisa Novo are two of five UCLA Extension students who directed films that will be screened at the Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival on Sep. 24. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Eva Merz and Luisa Novo are two of five UCLA Extension students who directed films that will be screened at the Downtown Los Angeles Film Festival on Sep. 24. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA alumnus Jamaa Fanaka directed the "Penitentiary" films. Fanaka, who died in 2012, directed films which will be screened by the Brooklyn Academy of Music. (Courtesy of United Artists/Photofest)
UCLA alumnus Jamaa Fanaka directed the "Penitentiary" films. Fanaka, who died in 2012, directed films which will be screened by the Brooklyn Academy of Music. (Courtesy of United Artists/Photofest)

For alumna Golnaz Jamsheed’s short film “Miracle Town,” working with a child actor gave the character of a silent, young boy a sense of childlike innocence and authenticity that reflected her own childhood, Jamsheed said.
 (Courtesy of Haolu Wang)
For alumna Golnaz Jamsheed’s short film “Miracle Town,” working with a child actor gave the character of a silent, young boy a sense of childlike innocence and authenticity that reflected her own childhood, Jamsheed said.
 (Courtesy of Haolu Wang)

Kerri Drootin has used songs from her own record collection for soundtracks in shows such as "A.P. Bio." Now, she is nominated for an Emmy in Outstanding Music Supervision. (Courtesy of Todd Drootin)

Emmys 2017: “Master of None” music supervisor, UCLA alumna receives Emmy nomination

UCLA alumni and faculty have lent their acting, writing and directing talents to several series nominated for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. Contributing to nominations in categories such as Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Limited Series, Bruins have showcased their skills in both acting and production as parts of the casts and the crews. Read more...

Kerri Drootin has used songs from her own record collection for soundtracks in shows such as "A.P. Bio." Now, she is nominated for an Emmy in Outstanding Music Supervision. (Courtesy of Todd Drootin)


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